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Everyone seems to love the Samsung 840s yes?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147185&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL021213&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL021213-_-EMC-021213-Index-_-SSD-_-20147185-L04C

But when you look at the Read/Write speed it's very very poor compared to a lot of other SSDs like the Kingston Hyper X

A lot of people say its "Marketing" but how can a fact be marketing? Am I missing something?
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sandforce drives= used atto benchmark for their advertized speeds, doesn't reflect real world usage.

other drives = used as ssd benchmark for their advertized speeds, reflects real world usage.

sanforce + as ssd benchmark = much more lower speeds.

atto benchmark = FAKE
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Everyone loves the 840 Pro, there is a difference between the 840 and the 840 Pro

this is the one you want: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147192
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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

sandforce drives= used atto benchmark for their advertized speeds, doesn't reflect real world usage.

other drives = used as ssd benchmark for their advertized speeds, reflects real world usage.

sanforce + as ssd benchmark = much more lower speeds.

atto benchmark = FAKE

Okay, so the HyperX 550 read and 525 write is a fake speed.

Is that why Corsair so expensive? :O
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post

Everyone loves the 840 Pro, there is a difference between the 840 and the 840 Pro

this is the one you want: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147192

Holy that's expensive...not worth T.T

Real sick write-speed though.
Edited by HaunteR - 2/13/13 at 7:50pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

sandforce drives= used atto benchmark for their advertized speeds, doesn't reflect real world usage.

other drives = used as ssd benchmark for their advertized speeds, reflects real world usage.

sanforce + as ssd benchmark = much more lower speeds.

atto benchmark = FAKE

That is 90 % of the deal!
ATTO is no "fake" but it definately does not reflect real world usage. It benches with highly compressable data, and SF-Controller can manage that very well.
But real world usage is not always even near highly compressable data.
AS SSD is benching with non compressable data. And that is the thing where the SSD should be fast.
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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

other drives = used as ssd benchmark for their advertized speeds, reflects real world usage.

Actually, I believe all drives use ATTO Benchmark results for their advertised sequential speed. The only thing is with non-SandForce drives, there's practically no difference in performance between ATTO and AS-SSD results.
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Well, I have the 840 non pro and I'm extremely pleased with it.
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The current Samsung 840 drives will be somewhere between the Crucial V4 and M4 in performance, and may even be faster than the M4 in reads. Personally, if you cannot afford the $20 price difference from the 840 to 840 Pro mentioned above, you should probably stick to a 2tb normal drive, or the 840. In real world performance, you will likely see no difference from the 840 to 840 Pro unless you are copying data constantly.
 
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Quote:
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The current Samsung 840 drives will be somewhere between the Crucial V4 and M4 in performance, and may even be faster than the M4 in reads. Personally, if you cannot afford the $20 price difference from the 840 to 840 Pro mentioned above, you should probably stick to a 2tb normal drive, or the 840. In real world performance, you will likely see no difference from the 840 to 840 Pro unless you are copying data constantly.

From reviews and reports I've seen of the Crucial V4, performance is so bad even a 1st gen Intel X25-M works better.
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