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So i really want to buy a SSD im tired of these slow HDD i have. So i was looking at the 840 250gb BH has it for 150 pretty sweet then i saw the samsung 830 is better then the 840.. so whats your take guys? Mostly what i do is internet, play games (bf3 skyrim crysis 3) and just transfer files over to my portable HDD. Thanks! 

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Samsung 840 PRO. Gotta make sure it's the pro version and not the regular one. That is your best bet. Get whatever size your budget allows for.
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i would get the 830 over the 840 if you can find it (MLC vs TLC NAND). if the 840 pro is within your budget, it tops both.
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Yeah the 840 pro is a bit to much for me. 

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I have a corsair and ocz ssd. Def want the samsung 840 pro. specs on that thing are incredible.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Emu105 View Post

Yeah the 840 pro is a bit to much for me. 

then go for the 840, it is still a very decent SSD and at $150 is a decent price for 250GB. i prefer the 830 but i cant seem to find it.
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post #7 of 13
Regular Samsung Pro 250GB would be a good choice for your budget.
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Originally Posted by Emu105 View Post

Dont kill me but this is looking good at the moment...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SAMSUNG-830-Series-2-5-256GB-SATA-III-6-0Gbs-NEW-/290871585281#spr_cr

looks like the seller has good feedback, might be worth keeping an eye on tho still 2d 18h to go so alot can happen smile.gif
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post #10 of 13
The differences are only really noticeable in benchmarks. Intel 330 -520, OCZ Vector, Plextor M5S, Samsungs, etc are all good. Essentially you wouldn't notice the difference.
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