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Samsung 256GB 840 Pro Series SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Solid State Drive

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MZ-7PD256BW

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Samsung 256GB 840 Pro Series SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Solid State Drive
Discontinued

Description

The Samsung 840 PRO is a high performance SSD designed for power users. Capable of delivering up to 100,000 IOPS Random Read Speed and 540MB/s Sequential Read speed, it is an SSD of unrivaled high performance. Even better, the advanced MDX controller delivers these speeds regardless of data type, unlike some competing controllers that greatly favor compressible data.

  • Capacity: 256GB
  • Sequential Read: 540MB/s
  • Sequential Write: 520MB/s
  • Random Read (QD32, 4KB): 100,000 IOPS
  • Random Write (QD32, 4KB): 90,000 IOPS
  • Random Read (QD1, 4KB): 9,900 IOPS
  • Random Write (QD1, 4KB): 31,000 IOPS
  • Active Power Use: 0.068W (down from 0.24W for 830 Series)
  • Idle Power Use: 0.042W (down from 0.14W for 830 Series)
  • Warranty: 5 Year

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
Samsung 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD256 - solid state drive - 256 GB - SATA 6Gb/s
Type
Solid state drive - internal
Capacity
256 GB
Form Factor
Ultra Slim Line
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate
600 MBps
Features
Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), TRIM support, Garbage Collection technology , S.M.A.R.T., 256-bit AES
Dimensions (WxDxH)
69.85 mm x 100 mm x 7 mm
Weight
68 g
Manufacturer Warranty
5 years warranty


Detail

General

Device Type
Solid state drive - internal
Capacity
256 GB
Form Factor
Ultra Slim Line
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Features
Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), TRIM support, Garbage Collection technology , S.M.A.R.T., 256-bit AES
Width
69.85 mm
Depth
100 mm
Height
7 mm
Weight
68 g

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate
600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate
540 MBps (read) / 520 MBps (write)
4KB Random Read
100000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
90000 IOPS

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x SATA 6 Gb/s
Compatible Bays
1 x internal - Ultra Slim Line

Software & System Requirements

Software Included
Drivers & Utilities, Samsung Smart Migration Software
OS Required
Linux, Apple MacOS X, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits)

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
5 years warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 5 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
60 °C

Resources

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Samsung 256GB 840 Pro Series SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Solid State Drive
5.0 2
£134.98
Samsung 256GB 840 Pro Series SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Solid State Drive
Great
Reviewed by . Review Posted 08/08/2013
5 5

I love these i bought 2 about a month ago and their so fast even on sata 2 in raid 0 they are just great a must buy :)

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 5*
 
Very fast drive
Reviewed by . Review Posted 08/05/2013
5 5

installed as a boot drive with a 1TB data drive
might end up getting another one instead of another sata

the case I used has mounting slots for SSD's so no kit needed

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 5*
 

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