Product Comparison: Samsung 830 vs Samsung 840 EVO

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General Specifications
840 EVO
About the Product
Transform your PC with a Samsung SSD 830 Series featuring SATA 6Gb/s technology. With super-fast random read speed and sequential read speed, you can access your files without delay when you need them and enjoy amazing performance in all your computing activities.
The Samsung SSD 840 EVO is a high-performance SSD designed for power users. Capable of delivering up to 98,000 IOPS Random Read Speed and 540MB/s Sequential Read speed, it is an SSD of unrivaled high performance.
Key Specs
256 GB
250 GB
Read Speed
520 Mb/s
540 Mb/s
Write Speed
400 Mb/s
520 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Samsung 830 256GB SSD SATA 6GBPS 2.5 inch
  • Read and write speeds are ridiculously superior to mechanical hard drives.
  • This is a great SSD, it hits phenomenally high speeds.
  • Read and write speeds remain very high after a few months heavy use.
  • Big speed improvement. Well worth the money.
  • Speed is awesome, very reliable and very good looking too.
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch Basic SATA Solid State Drive
  • Brilliant SSD, Fast and Reliable.
  • Speed is blazing fast as you'd expect, and I'd highly recommend this SSD.
  • Extremely fast and reliable SSD for a great price.
  • They are quite fast and just at the right pricing.
  • Very fast. But you can expect that from an SSD anyway.
Size & Weight
0.27 in.
0.28 in.
3.95 in.
3.94 in.
2.75 in.
2.75 in.
2.23 oz.
1.92 oz.
Form Factor
Memory Chip Type
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit
Experience great lag-free performance, Rest easy with reliable and robust, Upgrade easily and quickly with this basic package
Big capacity that fits in your pocket, Synchronized and secure, Simple Tools for an Easy Upgrade, Energy Efficient, Consistent Reliability
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung 830 256GB SSD SATA 6GBPS 2.5 inch
  • This SSD was easy to install and its lighting fast.
  • Was easy to install, and does the job.
  • It will work on slower SATA ports as well as the faster speed ports.
  • Simple to install and works great.
  • Easy installation and so far super reliable and fast.
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch Basic SATA Solid State Drive
  • I installed SSD in desktop (using cheap adaptor tray), connected a SATA cable and power. Easy install.
  • It's small, very light and simple to install.
  • Installation is super easy, It literally took 5 minutes to install it.
  • Installation was really easy and the Data Migration software made it really easy to transfer my entire PC from my HDD to this SSD.
  • They are extremely easy to install and the included software will simply clone your old drive onto this one.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
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