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It looks like in benchmarks though, the 840 > 830 due to increased 4k, which is what's important in real world anyways.

I mean for $80, i dont see a better value than the 840. I'm not sure if even the 840 Pro for $120 is a better value (is it really 50% better for 50% more cost?).,

I'm driving up to microcenter now, 3 hour drive. I'll be checking this thread on my phone, please stop me from making a bad choice in the 840@$80 if you think so. These wishy washy answers dont really convince me one way or the other, the 830 is $100-110, why not get the 840 pro for $10-20 more.

Seriously, 3-hour drive to MicroCenter? I'd just buy from Amazon or Newegg. As for 4K, it's important up to a point. The reason why it's often quoted as being the most important is because HDDs generally have random 4K at 1-2MB/s or so. Maybe 3-4MB/s on the 'raptors. The jump from 1MB/s on HDDs to 20+MB/s on SSDs is a big one and this is what makes SSDs so much better than HDDs. Between different SSD models though, you'd be hard pressed to notice a difference in real world performance as you'd usually be back to being bottlenecked by the CPU, RAM or GPU.
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theres other reasons im up north... and im buying an entire system, cpu and mobo and all, and th8s MC also price matches.

seeing as how there is no noticeable difference and nothing is better value than an $80 840 128gb, im gonna get that. 840 pro i dont think is even 25% better for 50% higher cost.
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Bought the 840. I can't imagine that any $120 SSD is even 25% faster for 50% price increase, or an $100 SSD is 15% faster for 25% price increase.
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good prices on the SSD. where i am the 840 is 20$ more than the m5s. Talk about price differences across continents, we score #1
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I have Samsung 840 Pro 4 SSDs and one 840 non Pro 120GB, now my 840 non pro 120GB in a desktop is faster than my 840 Pro 512GB that is in my laptop, i was thinking to buy one more 840 120GB non pro and go for RAID 0 in my desktop and see the difference.

I bought yesterday Corsair Force GS 128GB, didn't test it yet but that will be used in my 3rd rig i will build soon.
   
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Also the 840 non Pro versions only have in 0 digit numbers such as 120GB, 240GB and 500GB, so you got 840 120GB not 840 128GB.

Congrats anyway!
   
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plextor..er..has "5" in it..or 840 pro.
 
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I wish you all the best with your new drive! I have not used the regular 840, just the 840Pro (friend has 128GB 840Pro), but I am sure you will love it!
   
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I have Samsung 840 Pro 4 SSDs and one 840 non Pro 120GB, now my 840 non pro 120GB in a desktop is faster than my 840 Pro 512GB that is in my laptop, i was thinking to buy one more 840 120GB non pro and go for RAID 0 in my desktop and see the difference.

Did you try to have the 840 Pro in your desktop?
Might be your SATA controller bottlenecking.
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Did you try to have the 840 Pro in your desktop?
Might be your SATA controller bottlenecking.

I didn't try that, but i think it is bottlenecking, later i will try to empty a lot of space on that SSD, but i would like to know how i can fix the issue if it still occur and very slow booting?
   
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