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Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - DiskBench

Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD Review

Our three-part Samsung 840 EVO launch day coverage continues. In this article, Chris looks at the 250GB capacity size and runs the drive through several benchmarks to see how it compares to other 256GB class SSDs. (KRX:005930)

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 25, 2013 12:44 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: Samsung

DiskBench - Directory Copy

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.6.2.0

Developer Homepage: Nodesoft

Product Homepage: DiskBench

Download here: http://www.nodesoft.com/diskbench/download

 

Note: In this test we use the Lenovo W530 Mobile Workstation and a SuperSSpeed S301 SLC 128GB SSD to move a 15GB block of data to and from the target drive. This is part of our real-world test regiment. Roughly 45GB of data resides on the target drive before the '15GB Block' is transfer. The 15GB Block is the same data we built for the Data on Disk Testing and is a mix of compressible and incompressible data.

 

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The folder full of data transfer from one SSD to another caught me off guard at first until I remembered the HD Tune Pro results. RAPID didn't have an impact in this test, but we did see an improvement to the data writing to the EVO over the 840.

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