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Samsung 840 Pro MZ-7PD

Samsung 840 Pro MZ-7PD
alaScore 99

5467 reviews

Apr, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5466 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The reliability and usability also get good reviews.

value for money, usability, reliability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Samsung 840 Pro MZ-7PD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Samsung 840 Pro Review (256GB)


Synthetic benchmark does show bigger numbers in favor of the PRO while applications trace testing even the playfield

How would you decide between the Samsung 840 PRO and the TLC version? Share with us your thoughts in the comment section below!

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Samsung 840 Pro Series SSD Review


Very fast in all tests, semi-affordable

Not as fast SandForce drives in queued workload

Samsung brings considerable resources to bear as the world’s largest manufacturer of flash memory, and it has quite a stellar track record in this market, as well. The 470 Series in early 2011 earned a verdict of 8 from us, and the 830 Series, which...

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Review Samsung SSD 840 Pro Series: 256 GB


Fast and conservative? Samsung presents the successor to the popular 830 series: the new SSD 840 Pro series. Samsung promises to set new records in performance and power consumption. Ideal for notebooks? We will find out in the following review. ...

While we are talking about the SSD 830: it is available for extremely low prices (Oct. 2012) and will certainly be one of the biggest competitors of the 840 series, especially as the performance difference is barely noticeable in everyday use


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Best SSD: Corsair Neutron GTX 256GB vs. Samsung 840 Pro 256GB


The pace of development in the SSD world is staggeringly awesome, as each generation of SSD controllers has delivered substantial increases in performance and reliability, while at the same time we've seen flash prices drop like a stone. It's a great...

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Samsung SSD 840 Pro Series


The Samsung SSD 840 P'sRO Series is the fastest SSD we've tested and can add more than hour of battery life to your notebook, making it our top pick.

Extremely fast; Low power usage can save battery life ; 7mm height fits slim notebooks

Higher cost per GB than some competing drives

Click to EnlargeWithout a doubt, the Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series is the fastest SSD we've ever tested, providing significantly higher speeds in real-world tasks than its competitors. For users of ultraportable laptops and Ultrabooks, the drive's 7mm...

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Samsung 840 Pro (256GB)


It's been exactly a year since Samsung released its no product found for id 35020154 830 series solid-state drive (SSD) and today, the company unveiled the upgraded version, the Samsung 840 Pro.

The Samsung 840 Pro offers fast performance and uses significantly less energy than other solid-state drives.

The Samsung 840 Pro is comparatively expensive.

The Samsung 840 Pro lives up to its name: it's a top-notch solid-state drive for professionals with a price to match.

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Samsung SSD 840 Pro (256GB) Review


If we had an award for most improved in the SSD space, it would have to go to Samsung. When we first encountered Samsung MLC drives a few years ago they were pretty bad. Prices were high and performance was low. Samsung offered no end-user upgradable...

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Samsung 840 Pro 256GB RAID 0 3-Drive SSD Review


Hot on the heels of our Extreme II 3 drive RAID 0 Review we have another; this time featuring our current performance juggernaut the Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SATA III SSD. This review will be our second official 3 drive RAID 0 review since migrating to...

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Samsung 840 Pro and Samsung 840 Solid State Drives Review


Samsung currently offers very interesting solid state drives. Some boast outstanding performance, others – are built with inexpensive TLC NAND and come with a very appealing price tag. And our tests prove all of this: we are ready to discuss what we...

With the introduction of new SSDs Samsung puts forth a strong claim to the leading position on the consumer-class SSD market. Besides manufacturing all of SSD components and thus having more elbowroom for price maneuvering, the company has got a very...

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Samsung 840 Pro 512GB SSD Review


There are two drawbacks to living life in the fast lane and those are the cost of Solid State Storage and its limited capacity. Both of those drawbacks are starting to disappear rapidly as technology marches forward but, none the less they are still...

Product Specifications


Backup Function: No
Hot Swap Function: No


Ethernet: No
Fibre Channel: No
Firewire: No
Serial ATA: Yes
Ultra ATA: No
Wireless LAN: No

General Features

BUS-powered: No
Internal / External:Internal