Samsung 830 (256GB, SSD, Notebook Kit) comparison

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Samsung 830 (256GB, SSD, Notebook Kit)

Samsung 830 (256GB, SSD, Notebook Kit)
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WD Black 2 Dual Drive

WD Black 2 Dual Drive
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Price $149 to $599 at 2 stores $184 to $256 at 11 stores $342 to $4,756 at 9 stores $199 to $229 at 6 stores
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
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Release date September 21, 2011 September 21, 2012 September 20, 2012 November 22, 2013 August 23, 2012
The Bottom Line If the price is right, you don't need to look any further than the Samsung 830 series to upgrade your computer's internal storage to the best possible performance. The Samsung 840 Pro lives up to its name: it's a top-notch solid-state drive for professionals with a price to match. The Samsung 840 Pro lives up to its name: it's a top-notch solid-state drive for professionals with a price to match. 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 Corsair Neutron GTX is one of the best solid-state drives on the market, especially for those who want top performance from their ultrathin portable computer.

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Packaged Quantity 1
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Info unavailable 1
Buffer Size 256 MB
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 2.7 in x 3.9 in x 0.3 in
3.9 in x 0.3 in
2.7 in x 3.9 in x 0.3 in
Info unavailable 2.7 in x 3.9 in x 0.3 in
Capacity 256 GB
256 GB
512 GB
1 TB
240 GB
Features TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
Garbage Collection technology
TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
Garbage Collection technology
TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
Garbage Collection technology , 256-bit AES
Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE)
Info unavailable TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
Interface Serial ATA-600
Serial ATA-600
Serial ATA-600
Info unavailable Serial ATA-600
Product Description Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable - 1 TB
Info unavailable
Weight 2.2 oz
2.4 oz
2.2 oz
Info unavailable 3.5 oz
Manufacturer Warranty 3 years warranty
5 years warranty
5 years warranty
Info unavailable 5 years warranty
Form Factor 2.5" Ultra Slim Line
2.5" Ultra Slim Line
2.5" Ultra Slim Line
2.5"
2.5"
Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
600 MBps
600 MBps
Info unavailable 600 MBps
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