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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Price $259 to $720 at 4 stores $197 to $4,388 at 10 stores $369 to $605 at 10 stores $295 to $379 at 2 stores
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Release date September 21, 2011 September 21, 2012 September 20, 2012 August 23, 2012 December 04, 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. 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. The OCZ Vector Series SSD would make a great investment for those moving on from using a hard drive as the main drive of their system.

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Buffer Size 256 MB
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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
2.7 in x 3.9 in x 0.3 in
2.7 in x 3.9 in x 0.3 in
Capacity 256 GB
256 GB
512 GB
240 GB
256 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)
TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
TRIM support , S.M.A.R.T.
Native Command Queuing (NCQ) , 28/1K bit BCH ECC
Idle Time Garbage Collection
Interface Serial ATA-600
Serial ATA-600
Serial ATA-600
Serial ATA-600
Serial ATA-600
Weight 2.2 oz
2.4 oz
2.2 oz
3.5 oz
4.1 oz
NAND Flash Memory Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 25nm Multi-level cell (MLC)
Manufacturer Warranty 3 years warranty
5 years warranty
5 years warranty
5 years warranty
5 years warranty
Form Factor 2.5" Ultra Slim Line
2.5" Ultra Slim Line
2.5" Ultra Slim Line
2.5"
2.5" Ultra Slim Line
Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
600 MBps
600 MBps
600 MBps
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