Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,676 Reviews & Articles | 45,618 News Posts

Samsung 840 EVO 500GB RAID 0 SSD Report - Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB


By: | RAID in Storage | Posted: Oct 17, 2013 2:00 am

Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB

 

samsung_840_evo_500gb_raid_0_ssd_report_03

 

Samsung's SSD 840 EVO comes packaged in a small attractive box that has a picture of the drive on the front. The black box is textured and has white lettering.

 

samsung_840_evo_500gb_raid_0_ssd_report_04

 

The rear of the box lists some advantages you will experience when using an EVO in your system and lists the bundled software. The drives serial number and UPC are listed as well.

 

samsung_840_evo_500gb_raid_0_ssd_report_05

 

The EVO comes cradled in a protective plastic tray that we removed for our photo. Included is a printed installation guide and software CD.

 

samsung_840_evo_500gb_raid_0_ssd_report_06

 

The top and sides of the EVO's enclosure are formed from piece of cast, glass beaded aluminum painted dark gray. Beveled edges and rounded corners give it a nice touch.

 

samsung_840_evo_500gb_raid_0_ssd_report_07

 

The bottom of the drives enclosure is formed from a piece of stamped sheet aluminum painted dark gray. Centered on the rear face of the enclosure is a manufacturer's sticker that lists the drives part number, serial number and capacity. The bottom of the enclosure is secured by three pentalobe screws, two of which are hidden by the sticker.

 

samsung_840_evo_500gb_raid_0_ssd_report_08

 

Here's what the Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB SSD looks like completely disassembled. The EVO is all about minimalism. The PCB is much smaller than the enclosure.

    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.

    Australia: Find other tech and computer products like this over at PLE Computer'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.

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Or Scroll Down