Connell Parr at CCL Computers takes a closer look at the
Samsung's PM830 256GB Solid State Drive and includes
in this review that, "the drive is blisteringly fast in comparison to the 470 series drive," and "what Samsung have gone for with this drive is something to lead the industry in
both the speed arena but also the reliability sector too."
The Samsung 830 256GB drive is untouchable in all of these [tests] especially on the smaller reads and writes where most typical usage lies - a phenomenal difference in fact!
Hobert Martz at
focuses on Samsung's PM830
and states that it's "optimized for exceptional, sustained performance, the 830 Series features unrivaled reliability through its
specially-engineered wear-leveling and garbage collection algorithms."
It's the ideal solution for your everyday computing needs, such as web browsing, document creation, viewing or editing multimedia files, playing PC games, etc.
...for those who value performance above all else, the Samsung SSD 830 Series is a fine choice.
Zardon at KitGuru discusses Samsung PM830 performance stating, "Very strong overall performance… Our test results actually surpassed Samsung’s official rating (36,000 IOPS for a 4k random write test), scoring just over 38,000."
The Samsung 830 Series 512GB is an impressive solid state drive directed firmly towards the performance enthusiast user.
Daniel Cooper of engadget highlights that the Samsung PM830 (mSATA) is “six times faster than a comparable HDD. It'll allow Windows to boot in under ten seconds and transfer "five DVD files" (roughly 45GB) in around a minute.”
Samsung's mSATA PM830 is eight grams of pure SSD...
You can show off in terms how fast your computer is when it comes to booting up, waking up from sleep, and application loading as well as overall performance, though. The drive's sleek packaging will definitely make it a great gift, too. CNET editor Josh Miller says, “The unique feature of the Samsung is the fact that it allows users to take control of the drive's overprovisioning, a technology designed to enhance a SSD drive's lifespan and performance.”
The SATA 3 (6Gbps) Samsung 830 series SSD is the fastest SSD I've reviewed and is also the best-looking one on the market.
Samsung’s PM830“high sequential read of 385MB/s is still going to be one heck of a reach for other manufacturers to make.”
Anand Lal Shimpi at AnandTech discusses Samsung PM830 and that he’s “excited about with this drive and the fact that it will likely find its way into a number of high end OEM systems over the next year.”
The Samsung SSD 830… produces results in the upper echelon of high-end SSDs.