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SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE500BW 2.5" TLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Reviews

wolfwalker

Fast, works

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Pros: Speed and size, relatively..

Cons: Price/Size

Nothing wrong with the drive, and frankly for the quality and size/money POV, Samsung has the consumer SSD market sewn up with very few exceptions. But it's not nearly as fast as I thought it would be. It benches just like it should, but going from one of the fastest single disk drives (raptor) to this, there was an improvement, but it wasn't to the degree I was expecting. I don't regret the purchase and maybe my expectations were too high, but for a 2 to 3x increase in R/W speeds I really was looking for a bit more. No matter though, it's fast, it's neat, it's big enough I don't have to pay too much attention as long as I keep movies and games and crap on one of the other ole spinny...
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