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Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB

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Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB review: specs and price

Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB
Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB
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Why is Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB better than the average?

  • Sequential write speed
    520MB/svs486.18MB/s
  • AS SSD benchmark result
    1143vs677.19
  • Result for importing pictures
    342.8MB/svs231.61MB/s
  • Maximum random write speed
    90000IOPSvs69589.09IOPS
  • Internal storage
    512GBvs329.02GB
  • Random read speed
    100000IOPSvs82211.27IOPS
  • PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score
    69123vs41400.77
  • Sequential write speed
    475.87MB/svs291.5MB/s

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General info

1.internal storage

512GB

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

8000GB

2.thickness

7mm

Best

Intel 600p 128GB

1.5mm

3.bits of encryption supported

0

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.

Best

Crucial MX500 2.5" 2TB

256

4.warranty period

5

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB

60

5.width

100mm

Best

Western Digital Blue 1TB M.2 2280

22mm

6.weight

62.5g

Best

Toshiba OCZ RC100 M.2 2242 120GB

3g

Read speed

1.sequential read speed

540MB/s

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

Best

Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB

3500MB/s

2.random read speed

100000IOPS

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

Best

Silicon Power AIC3C0P 800GB

750000IOPS

3.sequential read speed

511.74MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

2100MB/s

4.average read speed

363.36MB/s

The average speed that data is read from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

371.98MB/s

5.4K random read speed

214.78MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

220.45MB/s

6.read access time average

12.21ms

The time needed before the drive can access data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

1.22ms

Write speed

1.sequential write speed

520MB/s

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

3000MB/s

2.maximum random write speed

90000IOPS

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

Best

Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB

550000IOPS

3.sequential write speed

475.87MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

1700MB/s

4.4K random write speed

197.24MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

213.89MB/s

5.average write speed

336.56MB/s

The average speed that data is written to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

343.42MB/s

6.write access time average

13.22ms

The time needed before the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

2.55ms

group_power_consumption

1.read power consumption

2.46W

The average amount of power used when reading data from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.75W

2.average power consumption

2.17W

The average amount of power consumption based on usage when idle, reading data and writing data.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.71W

3.write power consumption

3.97W

The average amount of power used when writing data to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.95W

4.power consumption while idle

0.08W

Best

Crucial MX300 525GB

0.04W

Benchmarks

1.AS SSD benchmark result

1143

The AS SSD benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

1203

2.result for importing pictures

342.8MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Importing Pictures benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 500GB

349.29MB/s

3.PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

69123

This is the overall score given to the SSD based on its performance across various PCMark benchmarks. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 240GB

70238

4.ATTO Disk Benchmark result

424.07MB/s

The ATTO Disk Benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

434.16MB/s

5.time required to boot-up Windows 7

7.8s

This benchmark tests how quickly the SSD boots up Windows 7 Professional. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor PX-M5P Series 256GB

7.4s

6.result for video editing

317.12MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Video Editing benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial MX300 750GB

345.13MB/s

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