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Samsung 840 Series 120GB

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Samsung 840 Series 120GB review: specs and price

Samsung 840 Series 120GB
Samsung 840 Series 120GB
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Why is Samsung 840 Series 120GB better than the average?

  • Result for importing pictures
    283.98MB/svs231.61MB/s
  • Random read speed
    85000IOPSvs82211.27IOPS
  • PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score
    48689vs41400.77
  • Thickness
    7mmvs7.23mm
  • Sequential read speed
    503.02MB/svs381.77MB/s
  • 4K random read speed
    192.33MB/svs126.04MB/s
  • Average read speed
    347.68MB/svs254.53MB/s
  • Read power consumption
    1.87Wvs2.14W

Top specs and features

General info

1.internal storage

120GB

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

8000GB

2.thickness

7mm

Best

Intel 600p 128GB

1.5mm

3.warranty period

3

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

4.bits of encryption supported

256

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

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

503.2MB/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

85000IOPS

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

503.02MB/s

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

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

2100MB/s

4.4K random read speed

192.33MB/s

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

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

220.45MB/s

5.average read speed

347.68MB/s

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

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

371.98MB/s

6.read access time average

12.32ms

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

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

1.22ms

Write speed

1.sequential write speed

131.58MB/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

32000IOPS

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

131.58MB/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

115.35MB/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

123.46MB/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

50.77ms

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

1.87W

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

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.75W

2.power consumption while idle

0.19W

Best

Crucial MX300 525GB

0.04W

3.average power consumption

2W

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

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.71W

4.write power consumption

2.46W

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

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.95W

Benchmarks

1.result for importing pictures

283.98MB/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

2.AS SSD benchmark result

665

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

3.PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

48689

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

282.92MB/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.result for gaming

246.08MB/s

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

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

342.49MB/s

6.time required to boot-up Windows 7

7.6s

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

Best

Plextor PX-M5P Series 256GB

7.4s

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