Using a handful of unused computer parts, an old desk and an unfinished area in my test lab basement, we're attempting to provide you with information about TLC NAND that Samsung is holding close to the vest.
We can't guarantee that all 840 250GB drives will write as much data as ours does, but we're going to see how our first endurance test goes. Hopefully it will go better than my 2 AM solo video shoot.
We'll keep you updated as the test progresses and chime in with both minor updates and significant milestones along the way. We aren't the first to endurance test a Samsung 840 so we have a fairly good idea about how long this drive will survive. The other tests we know of involved smaller 120GB models, we think were the first to start an endurance test on a 250GB capacity size drive, at least publicly.
Please feel free to check back every few weeks and comment in the section below. If this type of article interests you, let us know. We don't mind sacrificing drives in the name of science.
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.