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You might consider getting a 500GB one instead. I've seen prices drop to as low as $260 on the Samsung 840 500GB.

Sadly the 500GB version is more than double the price of the 250. I originally bought this 120 as a test, because I never intended for it to remain in my PC permanently. But now, in collusion with one another, all chip manufacturers have cut production to increase prices by creating artificial shortage and the price of the 250 has risen sharply so I will have to wait a little longer before I can get one, let alone a 500GB.

If money wasn't an issue I'd get one. I would partition it and put loads of games and my VM's on it.
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post #2152 of 5733
$160 with promo code: EMCXTVP24

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147189&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL032613&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL032613-_-EMC-032613-Index-_-SSD-_-20147189-L0C
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840 pro , 256gig .
can anyone verify performance or reliability gains with the dxm04b0q firmware ?

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Thank you for the GREAT information!

I ran the benchmark again with C-states disabled and got some improvements.



Since this is all relevant to the benchmark in particular, unless there is reason otherwise, I think am likely to keep C-states enabled in general.

Thanks again!
JML

Thank you for that. I agree about C-States being enabled, unless someone must run constantly at full OC, some people like that. You can adjust how "deep" a C State your CPU will engage, at least on most boards. C6 is the deepest state, literally shuts off the core's clock, it does nothing in that state. You could try just setting C3 as the deepest state, as C3 and C6 are usually the only options.

I see you are still getting that glitch in AS SSD. It never lasted long in my case, and I never saw it with my 840 Pro.
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A few weeks ago they were around 135, they've gone up in price here too.
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$149 is the lowest i've ever seen them
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Was definitely cheaper than 150 USD here but I bought my 840 120 when they were first released and prices were slightly higher. Then they dropped to 135 and now up to 160. While 25 USD isn't a significant increase in USD we are talking 150RMB so it is a major hike here.
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$160 is for the 250 840 not the 120
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I was in a hurry when I typed that. I meant to say that the 250GB was 135 and has now risen to 160, which is why I now regret not getting the 250.
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Hi,

just bought a 840 Pro 128Gb and installed most of the things by Sean's Guide.
Here are my results:



The 4K write seems a little low, but the rest seems OK.
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