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1TB Samsung 840 EVO Series 2.5" SATA 6GB/s (SATA-III) Solid State Drive SSD

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Maximum Read: 540MB/sec, Maximum Write: 520MB/sec, 98,000 IOPS, Controller: Samsung MEX, NAND: Toggle NAND, Cache: 1024MB, 3 Years Warranty.

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 56768  
Stock code: HDS-3001TB-MZ-7TE1T0
Manuf. code: MZ-7TE1T0BW
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The Samsung SSD840 EVO is a high performance SSD designed for power users. Capable of delivering up to 98,000 IOPS Random Read Speed and 540MB/s Sequential Read speed, it is an SSD of unrivaled high performance. Even better, the advanced MEX controller delivers these speeds regardless of data type, unlike some competing controllers that greatly favor compressible data.

With upgrades to NAND, a new controller and firmware, the 840 EVO features the latest technology, while providing class leading responsiveness under everyday workloads, enhancing boot-up, application loading, and multi-tasking performance. Its 98K IOPS powers performance that is up to 10X faster than a regular HDD. And, Samsung's TurboWrite technology delivers dramatically faster sequential write performance. This 840 EVO has a storage capacity of 1 TB and comes with software for easy installation.

At only 7 millimeters thick and weighing just 2 ounces, the 840 EVO Series SSD features a sleek, lightweight design. The stunning brushed aluminum design emphasizes luxury and refinement, but is durable enough to protect your data from loss due to shock, dust and corrosion. All of the components of the 840 EVO are designed and manufactured by Samsung to ensure optimal quality, performance, and lifespan.

Capacity: 1TB
Sequential Read: 540MB/s
Sequential Write: 520MB/s
Random Read (QD32, 4KB): 98,000 IOPS
Random Write (QD32, 4KB): 90,000 IOPS
Random Read (QD1, 4KB): 10,000 IOPS
Random Write (QD1, 4KB): 33,000 IOPS
Warranty: 3 Year

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer samsung
Warranty Type Manufacturer via Aria
Manufacturer Website
Warranty Period (yrs)3
Rotational Speed0
SSDThe product has this feature
Storage Capacity -GB1000
Read Speed540
Write Speed5

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 Brilliant SSD by Arron

In comparison to other SSDs this 1TB SSD is simply the best both price performance wise in terms of value and performance with it's given capacity.

From running CrystalDiskMark benchmark I found that this SSD was slightly superior to my Samsung 840 256GB SSD and both SSDs had the lastest firmware updates.

I have brought two of these where internally one is used for storing games whereas I put the other SSD into a LaCie external HDD enclosure (with USB 3 and Thunderbolt ports and is powered when connected through either port) which was originally fitted with a Samsung M8 1TB HDD (2.5), Rev B (in stock configuration).

Both configurations have worked well with full stability from internal 1TB SSD when playing games (it's seperate to main SSD with OS installed on) and I have been getting maximum USB 3 speed (roughly 300MB/s on average) with the SSD in the LaCie enclosure. I have not personally seen average transfer speeds with Thunderbolt as my PC does not have Thunderbolt technology, but I know my external SSD does detect and functions normally with Macs with Thunderbolt ports.

All in all this SSD is good as both a main OS drive and also as storage where another SSD is being used for OS for particular purpose, and is worth it's price given it's an SSD with good performance.

A magnetic HDD would be better for overall storage though with all factors consider, especially if you get a HDD which has 3TB capacity or more.

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