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My 840 120 still hasn't arrived because the shop sent it out with regular delivery and not express. I'm going a little stir crazy mad.gif
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My 840 120 still hasn't arrived because the shop sent it out with regular delivery and not express. I'm going a little stir crazy mad.gif

frown.gif Sad!

eCost sent mine out via USPS Priority Mail from memphis on Monday and astonishingly, I received it on Wednesday in my mailbox. Inexplicably efficient delivery.
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Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 (AMD 990X/SB950 chipset) with a Samsung 840 Pro. AS SSD was showing Sequential reads/writes on the 300 MB/s range with the chipset driver from Asus, YIKES!

Switched to the MSAHCI driver and this

Edited by billbartuska - 12/18/12 at 4:23am
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post #1344 of 5733
256GB 840 pro on SATA 3


256GB 840 pro on SATA 2


128GB 830 on SATA 3


Considering the 830 256GB is better speed than my 128GB, I see zero need to buy a 840 pro unless it drops further in price. (This was the 840 pro I had put into my father's laptop after benching. It's a pain because the 840 pro does not come with a USB3.0 to SATA+power transfer cable.)

If it matters, my i5-2500K was clocked down to stock speeds at the time.
Edited by AlphaC - 12/16/12 at 5:30pm
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OK sorry if this has been posted. But looks like a new firmware for the 840 Pro is posted...

http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/MZ-7PD256BW
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OK sorry if this has been posted. But looks like a new firmware for the 840 Pro is posted...
http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/MZ-7PD256BW

No performance increase here,
When some laptops were going into low power mode it was so low that the drives weren't running GC.
This update fixes that.
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I guess I'll post my take on Samsung SSDs and the Magician software, particularly since the latter is getting some minor bad comments, some of which are not justified, IMO.

I have several 830's, 64GB, 128, and 256GB, as well as an 840 Pro 256GB. Very stable SSDs, can't say anyone is better, although I would rate Intel SSDs on the same level. I've had three 64GB 830's in RAID 0 on a X58/ICH10R SATA II board (excluding the un-Marvell-ous SATA 9128) for almost a year now, works perfectly, never a BSOD, wakes from Sleep day after day. No TRIM of course on them, but I do have most of that volume free. Benchmark performance has been rock steady since day one, which is more important to me than ultra speed, at least on that PC:



Great RAID 0 sequential results, given the SATA II interface. Almost perfect SATA II scaling for the 64GB 830, for ~250MB/s read and ~160MB/s write speeds. 4K reads are Ok for this size 830, not much loss for RAID 0, usually the case.

I've enjoyed the Magician software very much, when it is installed I've seen something I've never seen before:



I won't sidetrack onto that topic, but rather interesting IMO.

Regarding the Performance Optimization option, that is similar to Intel's Toolbox Optimizer, a manual execution of GC and TRIM or TRIM-like operations on the SSD. Certainly useful on systems without TRIM, like XP and Vista. Yes, the benchmark test runs right after the Optimizer, but you can manually stop the benchmark as soon as it starts, no problem, I do that all the time. The amount of data used in the test can be adjusted somewhat, down to 100MB. It can run on any drive on the PC, at least the latest version can.

The OS Optimizer is a good feature, the FW update is good, SE, etc, what's not to like? Oh, it doesn't work on some platforms, chipsets, GPT format, or OS. GPT format is still in its infancy, and like AHCI, will take a while to become accepted, if ever.

The glitch in AS SSD with the Access Time that is sometimes seen with AS SSD is temporary in my experience. I have seen it, but I believe a reboot of the PC after the SSD is installed will cure that.
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frown.gif Sad!
eCost sent mine out via USPS Priority Mail from memphis on Monday and astonishingly, I received it on Wednesday in my mailbox. Inexplicably efficient delivery.

I've told the shop I want my money back. I ordered the SSD on Friday, they sent it out on Tuesday, now it's Monday and I still don't have it because they sent it out with regular delivery. I got so emo (really, really emo) I ordered an 830 128 instead. When the 840 arrives I will tell them to return it and hope the 830 arrives no later than Wednesday or Thursday.
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Love my two 256 gb Sammy 840 pro's.


Yup, mine are giving temp readings also bud, didn't know they has sensors in them.

To flash the new FW I had to use a second machine, hopefully that gets changed for the next FW update.
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Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 (AMD 990X/SB950 chipset) with a Samsung 840 Pro. AS SSD was showing Sequential reads/writes on the 300 MB/s range with the chipset driver from Asus, YIKES!
Switched to the MSAHCI driver and this


1.2.1.331 AMD AHCI Driver, is it ? How high do you run your cpu on this machine ?
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