Opt for an SSD : The smart choice for your PC
Why choose a solid state drive (SSD) over the good old hard disk drive (HDD) you've been using for so long? The answer is simple: an SSD is a better choice than HDD in many aspects. Unlike HDDs which are comprised of a disk and physically moving parts, being a storage device that uses semiconductor memory such as NAND flash, SSDs offer faster read and write speeds and lower power consumption with virtually no noise. An SSD is the smart choice for users who want to power up their PCs with greater performance and higher reliability. So, it's time you said goodbye to your old HDD and welcome your PC's brand new enhancement.
Choose a superior SSD : Choose Samsung
After making the smart choice of choosing an SSD over an HDD for a multitude of benefits, the next question is deciding which SSD is right for you. As a world leader in technology, Samsung offers SSDs that boast superior performance. Combining the finest hardware components and easy-to-use solutions, a Samsung SSD gives you the all-in-one solution and top-notch performance you want. With a Samsung SSD, your PC carries out commands so quickly that you will have more time for work or play, or to enjoy with your family.
Samsung SSD 840 EVO : Watch your PC evolve to a new level
The evolution of SSD has arrived with the Samsung SSD 840 EVO. Combining the best SSD technologies from Samsung, 840 EVO delivers superior performance for your everyday PC usage. Experience the next level in SSD evolution with Samsung's new 3-bit MLC technology, which provides performance that is faster than ever. Using 840 EVO also means less time worrying about your PC, because reliability is the name of the game. All of these features come in a sleek, attractive design that makes your PC attractive and fast. With 840 EVO, your daily computing experience will never be the same.
Experience a brand new, faster performance
840 EVO is significantly faster than a standard HDD, providing more rapid sequential and random read and write times for every task. Samsung's new 3-bit MLC NAND flash memory stores data more efficiently, increasing both speed and reliability. Whether it's a heavy workload like video file editing or a simple task like a virus scan, 840 EVO runs every job smoothly and quickly. Multitasking is a simple job for this SSD, which can operate several tasks simultaneously nearly three times faster than an HDD.
Also, with Samsung's innovative TurboWrite technology, 840 EVO also dramatically boosts the sequential write rate. The drive's random read rate for light workloads (QD1) is 10,000 Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS), the best in the industry. To improve system-level performance, turn on the RAPID cache function on Samsung Magician software to use the PC's free DRAM as a cache. Working more efficiently with the high-performing Samsung SSD 840 EVO will change your everyday com
Unmatched reliability for consistently high performance
Toughen up your PC with 840 EVO so that it can cope with almost any daily life situation. Shocks, vibrations, high temperaturesâbring it on! With its robust strength, 840 EVO boasts an incredibly long life expectancy and a very low failure rate. What's more, Samsung offers a 3-year warranty to back it up.
The reliability of 840 EVO does not apply only to its physique. Equipped with Advanced Signal Processing, 840 EVO automatically corrects errors so you'll worry less about your data's stability. Plus, using Samsung Self-Monitoring Analysis & Reporting Technology (SMART), you can track your SSD's health status. SMART warns you of any unforeseen errors before they occur, so you'll be prepared.
In addition, Samsung's Dynamic Thermal Guard Algorithm in 840 EVO's firmware monitors the temperature of the SSD, preventing it from overheating. When the SSD is exposed to hot weather or extreme temperatures, the algorithm controls the SSD's power supply to keep it cool. Plus, with 840 EVO your PC becomes lighter and more energy-efficient, which means you can carry it with you more.
Simple and easy tools for a convenient upgrade
With 840 EVO, your upgrade becomes simple and quick. Using a SATA-to-USB 3.0 connector provided in the laptop upgrade package, for a data size of 100GB, you can migrate all the data from your HDD to 840 EVO in only 24 minutesâjust a third of the time needed for a SATA-to-USB 2.0 connector offered in some previous models.
Using the One-stop Install Navigator software, your SSD installation will be a snap. The Auto Install guide included in the toolkit will guide you smoothly through the whole installation process. The Samsung Data Migration software helps you through the migration with a straightforward three-step process, recommending user options so that you can migrate your data in the optimal way.
What's more, you can conveniently monitor, manage and maintain your new SSD with the Samsung Magician software that's also offered in the One-stop Install Navigator toolkit. Samsung Magician features tools to help you maximize performance, including benchmarking, advanced OS optimization, disk health status tracking and over-provisioning settings. 840 EVO
Integrated solution combining top-quality components
Just as delectable dishes are made from the best ingredients, Samsung combines the finest components to create superior-quality SSDs. Samsung uses the best quality NAND flash memory chips from its own fabrication lines for SSDs. Only the chips with the highest quality, top performance and greatest longevity potential are selected for SSDs, the most demanding of memory applications. With all the components, including controllers and DRAM, produced by Samsung, the quality of your SSD is assured. Advanced new firmware that optimizes how the components go together enables Samsung to serve up the right combination for your PC's best performance and reliability.
Always be in high acceleration
- If you are a speed demon, you will certainly enjoy the new level of excitement 840 EVO offers you. Thanks to Samsung's TurboWrite technology, 840 EVO can deliver much faster sequential write speeds compared to the previous 840 model, tripling the speed from 130 to 410MB/s in 120GB drives, and doubling it from 250 to 520MB/s in 250GB drives. Utilizing an innovative write acceleration algorithm and high performance write buffer, you can expect accelerated speeds and higher satisfaction from your PC.
Enjoy rapid performance by switching to a higher gear
- Like changing gears in a car, with Magician software you have the option of RAPID mode, enhancing performance by processing data on a system level through the use of free PC memory (DRAM) as a cache. Depending on your PC memory, you can expect higher performance and more efficient command processing, which improves with repeated tasking. Boost into a higher gear to vastly improve QD1 random write performance to almost the same level as QD32.
Rock-solid encryption to secure your data
- When you take your laptop on the road, you expose your personal information to new vulnerabilities. But don't worry, 840 EVO's Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) security technology will help keep your data safe at all times. The drive includes an AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption engine to ensure that your personal files remain secure, even if you lose your laptop. Being hardware-based, the encryption engine secures your data without performance degradation that you may experience with a software-based encryption.
Keep your PC performance safe from heat
- When you're immersed in your work, you might not notice that your PC is burning hot and struggling to keep up. With 840 EVO, your PC stays cool, even when you sometimes overwork it. 840 EVO includes Dynamic Thermal Guard protection, which monitors and maintains optimal operating temperatures for the drive. The throttling feature can drop the SSD's temperature when necessary to protect your data and ensure the responsiveness you expect.
Increased energy efficiency to keep you doing what you love
- Enjoy doing more of what you love on your computer for a longer time. 840 EVO features lower idle power consumption compared to HDDs. This is important because PCs spend 80 to 90 percent of their time sitting idle. The drive promotes energy savings and longer battery life, which gives you more time and flexibility when you're on the go.
Add style to your PC
- With the Samsung 840 EVO you not only get optimal performance but top of the line design that emphasizes luxury and refinement. Unlike other SSDs that die-cast the surface using conventional CNC-milling, 840 EVO uses both new structural engineering and C-cutting to diamond-cut the premium titan surface for a sleek and stylish appearance. Watch your PC be reborn with a premium new look that expresses its powerful performance and efficiency.
Choose the capacity that's right for you
- With a wide range of capacities from a basic 120GB, a rare offering of 750GB, to the spacious 1TB, 840 EVO helps you find the perfect SSD for your PC upgrade. If you were previously reluctant to upgrade to an SSD because the capacities were lacking, now is the time to reconsider your SSD options. Because it is offered in the same capacities as conventional HDDs, 840 EVO eliminates the need to scale up or scale down the size of your drive. 840 EVO comes in ample sizes of 750GB and 1TB to satisfy your extensive storage needs. Plus, 840 EVO gives you a genuine 1TB drive running inside your computer rather than the 960 GB SSDs previously labeled as "1TB drives." Choose the right-sized SSD for your PC, all with the superb quality that a Samsung-made SSD can offer.
The Samsung SSD 840 PRO. The top SSD for the top professionals.
An essential element for professional computing
- As a perfectionist in search of the best performance and with a desire to be among the best in your field, you deserve Samsung's SSD 840 PRO. The 840 PRO is the fastest and most-reliable SSD on the market - like nothing you've seen before. It assures a top-notch user experience, which guarantees better output on your behalf. The 840 PRO is the best choice for professionals looking to supercharge their workflow.
Unrivaled high performance. The top SSD for the top professionals.
- The Samsung SSD 840 PRO is a high-performance SSD designed for power users. Capable of delivering up to 100,000 IOPS, the 840 PRO offers the ultimate performance for power computing when it matters most. Sophisticated performance enhancing features deliver consistent speed for demanding applications under heavy workloads.
- From the world's leading storage engineers at the #1 maker of SSD components, Samsung's SSD 840 Series delivers rock-solid reliability and sustained high performance over time and under heavy use. Additionally, the 840 PRO carries a generous 5-year limited warranty.
Multi-tasking multiplied. A powerful complement to Windows 8.
- Outstanding Multi Tasking Performance : Windows 8's intuitive new Metro UI encourages multitasking. Samsung's 840 Series SSD ensures users will experience great, lag-free performance when working with multiple applications. Consistently Fast Boot Time : Worn-in Windows installations must manage a plethora of third-party applications, many of which load instructions at start-up. While an HDD will suffer performance deficits over time, the 840 Series industry-leading Random Read Speeds and Latency time ensure that boot times remain fast even after months of heavy OS use and application installs.
A True End-to-End, Integrated Solution
- Samsung SSDs are designed completely in-house. To arrive at the perfect solution, Samsung builds all of the main SSD components itself. The result is enhanced performance with Toggle DDR2 NAND flash, lower power consumption with LPDDR2 cache memory, and better energy efficiency with the 3-core MDX controller.
Toggle DDR2 NAND Flash Memory
- Samsung's Toggle DDR2 NAND flash chips enable data transfer rates of up to 400 megabits per second (Mbps)-more than three times as fast as previous chips-offering dramatic read speed performance improvements. In addition to performance improvements, the chips also consume less power than competing NAND.
3-core MDX controller
- More powerful and energy-efficient than our previous generation controller, the new Cortex-R4 CPU-based Samsung MDX controller accomplishes more under the same power conditions than the previous-generation MCX controller.
Ultra Low Power Consumption for Longer Battery Life
- Samsung has made major leaps forward in power efficiency with the 840 Series. It boasts the lowest idle power consumption of any SSD*, an extremely important achievement considering that SSDs spend a vast majority of their time sitting idle (a positive side-effect of their extremely fast processing speeds). In fact, Samsung's new MDX controller consumes only 40mwatt of power during idle mode-half that of its predecessor and up to 97% less than other SSD controllers. Further improvements come from the use of LPDDR2 cache memory, which offers higher performance while consuming 30% less power when active and 93% less power when idle than regular DDR2 or DDR3 memory. All of this results in an improvement of up to 30 minutes in battery life over the 830 Series, letting you get more out of your mobile experience.
- CPU: Intel core-i5-2410M CPU@2.3GHz
- Chipset: Intel QM67 PCH (Integrated Intel GFX)
- Memory: 4GB 1067HMHz DDR3
Keep your data safe with Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) Technology
- Simply enable an HDD password via your computer's BIOS, and Samsung's SSD 840 applies data encryption automatically. You can re-purpose your drive or dispose of your data simply by running a Secure Erase through Samsung's Magician software.
* Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification.
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