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Samsung 256GB SSD solid-state hard disk

Samsung 256GB SSD solid-state hard disk
alaScore 90

32 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. Some have doubts about the value for money.


value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Samsung 256GB SSD solid-state hard disk is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Samsung 256GB MLC SSD


Solid state drives show immense promise with regards to reliability and read speeds, but current-generation models are rife with drawbacks. Due to NAND flash memory's architecture, writing data to a block (after the first time) requires copying the...

Blistering read and write speeds, high capacity (for an SSD)

Expensive (natch). Occasional high latency, but nowhere near as bad as other controllers

Samsung doesn’t currently plan to offer the 256GB MLC SSD through normal retail channels, but the Corsair P256 SSD, which features the same hardware, is available on NewEgg and other retailers, and the Samsung OEM version is available as an add-in in...

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Samsung 256 GB SSD Review


We take you through a review of the new Samsung 256 GB SSD with detailed benchmarks!... (more info) (

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Samsung 256GB MLC SSD PB22-J review


Most internal laptop SSDs tend to have very little storage space when compared to similarly priced 2?in hard disks - so little, in fact, that they're impractical for many users.

This is the best SSD you can buy, but its practical benefits don't justify its high price.


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Samsung 256GB SSD drive review


At 256GB, Samsung's latest SSD solves one of the bugbears of solid state technology for client machines - capacity. But can it also deliver for performance and value?

There's no doubt that, in theoretical tests at least, the Samsung SSD is far quicker than the average hard disk - and thanks to snappier menus and faster loading, installing this in your laptop will mean it runs quicker and is more satisfying to use,...

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Samsung 256GB SSD solid-state hard disk


Lightning-fast storage at a high price