Samsung 840 Evo (1TB) comparison

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Samsung 840 Evo (1TB)

Samsung 840 Evo (1TB)
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WD Black 2 Dual Drive

WD Black 2 Dual Drive
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Samsung 840 Evo (750GB)

Samsung 840 Evo (750GB)
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Price $449 to $643 at 10 stores $199 to $230 at 6 stores $169 to $256 at 11 stores $379 to $772 at 4 stores $158 to $176 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.6 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0 stars No reviews, write one! 5.0 stars out of 1 review 5.0 stars out of 1 review 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date July 25, 2013 November 22, 2013 September 21, 2012 July 25, 2013 January 09, 2013
The Bottom Line If you're looking for a fast SSD that offers top capacity at low cost, look no further than the Samsung 840 Evo. Fast, user-friendly, and affordable, the WD Black 2 Dual Drive is an easy recommendation as a replacement drive for any standard laptop or desktop computer. The Samsung 840 Pro lives up to its name: it's a top-notch solid-state drive for professionals with a price to match. If you're looking for a fast SSD that offers top capacity at low cost, look no further than the Samsung 840 Evo. If you're on a market for a high-end solid-state drive for your computer, be it a PC or a Mac, look no further than the Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme.

Basic specs

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Buffer Size Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 512 MB
Packaged Quantity Info unavailable Info unavailable 1
Info unavailable 1
Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable Info unavailable 3.9 in x 0.3 in
Info unavailable 2.7 in x 3.9 in x 0.3 in
Capacity Info unavailable 1 TB
256 GB
Info unavailable 256 GB
Features Info unavailable Info unavailable TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
Garbage Collection technology
Info unavailable TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
Native Command Queuing (NCQ) , 256-bit AES
Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable Serial ATA-600
Info unavailable Serial ATA-600
Weight Info unavailable Info unavailable 2.4 oz
Info unavailable 2.5 oz
Product Description Info unavailable - 1 TB
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable 5 years warranty
Info unavailable 5 years warranty
Form Factor Info unavailable 2.5"
2.5" Ultra Slim Line
Info unavailable 2.5"
Data Transfer Rate Info unavailable Info unavailable 600 MBps
Info unavailable 600 MBps
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