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Samsung 840 EVO 500GB SSD Review - An SSD with a Good Price and Performance

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Feb 10, 2014 3:02 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: Samsung

Desktop Test System

 

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Lenovo W530 - Mobile Workstation

 

 

We use two systems for SSD testing. The desktop runs a majority of the tests, and the Lenovo W530 runs the notebook power tests, as well as the real-world file transfer benchmark.

 

 

ATTO Baseline Performance

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34

 

ATTO is a timeless benchmark used to provide manufacturers with data used to market storage products.

 

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We achieved higher performance than the specifications sheet stated. Our sequential read performance went to just over 555 MB/s, and our sequential write performance was just shy of 535 MB/s.

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