Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB
Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB
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Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB: 40 facts and highlights

1. sequential read speed

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
540MB/s
Samsung 960 Pro 2TB: 3500MB/s

2. sequential write speed

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
520MB/s
OCZ Z-Drive R4 RM88 3.2TB PCIe: 2800MB/s

3. result for importing pictures

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Importing Pictures benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
337.98MB/s
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB: 349.29MB/s

4. AS SSD benchmark result

The AS SSD benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.
1142
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB: 1203

5. random read speed

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
100000IOPS
Samsung PM1643 30.72TB: 400000IOPS

6. maximum random write speed

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
90000IOPS
OCZ Z-Drive R4 RM88 3.2TB PCIe: 410000IOPS

7. internal storage

256GB
Samsung 860 Pro 4TB 2.5": 4096GB

8. PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

This is the overall score given to the SSD based on its performance across various PCMark benchmarks. Source: ssdreview.com.
68058
Crucial BX300 240GB: 70238

9. sequential write speed

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.
469.58MB/s
Samsung PM1643 30.72TB: 1700MB/s

10. sequential read speed

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.
511.75MB/s
Samsung PM1643 30.72TB: 2100MB/s

11. ATTO Disk Benchmark result

The ATTO Disk Benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.
419.27MB/s
Crucial BX300 480GB: 434.16MB/s

12. thickness

7mm
Samsung 950 Pro 256GB: 2.2mm

13. 4K random write speed

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.
183.28MB/s
Crucial BX300 480GB: 213.89MB/s

14. read power consumption

The average amount of power used when reading data from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
2.43W
Corsair Nova V32 32GB: 0.75W

16. bits of encryption supported

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption is a widely used method to secure data. There are three levels of encryption (128, 192 and 256) with 256-bit being the strongest.
0
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA: 256

17. result for video editing

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Video Editing benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
318.73MB/s
Crucial MX300 750GB: 345.13MB/s

18. time required to boot-up Windows 7

This benchmark tests how quickly the SSD boots up Windows 7 Professional. Source: ssdreview.com.
11.1s
Plextor PX-M5P Series 256GB: 7.4s

19. result for gaming

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Gaming benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
291.56MB/s
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB: 342.49MB/s

20. average read speed

The average speed that data is read from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
363.23MB/s
Plextor M5M 256GB: 371.98MB/s

21. average write speed

The average speed that data is written to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
326.43MB/s
Crucial BX300 480GB: 343.42MB/s

22. 4K random read speed

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.
214.71MB/s
Crucial BX300 480GB: 220.45MB/s

23. time required to copy 2GB

This benchmark tests the performance of the SSD by measuring the time taken to copy 2GB of files. Source: ssdreview.com.
26.2s
Crucial BX300 480GB: 9s

24. result for application loading

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Application Loading benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
249.75MB/s
Crucial BX300 240GB: 343.62MB/s

25. result for adding music

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Adding Music benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
215.75MB/s
Crucial BX300 240GB: 237.17MB/s

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