Product Comparison: Samsung 840 EVO vs Samsung 840 PRO

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General Specifications
840 EVO
840 PRO
About the Product
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.
The Samsung SSD 840 Pro is a high-performance SSD designed for IT professionals and tech enthusiast. Capable of delivering fast read speeds of up to 100,000 IOPS random and 540 MB per second sequential, the 840 PRO is the ultimate in power computing.
Key Specs
250 GB
256 GB
Read Speed
540 Mb/s
540 Mb/s
Write Speed
520 Mb/s
520 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
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.
Samsung 840 PRO 256GB 2.5 inch SATA Solid State Drive
  • A fast booting drive, quite fast in normal operation.
  • Just fast reaction to pressing the power button on your system and fast loading applications.
  • This drive really is a must for a fast computer, there really is no other upgrade that gives you that same performance.
  • Boot times are now very fast and programs load from the drive really quickly.
  • Really good product, you can see the quality. Fast and efficient.
Size & Weight
0.28 in.
0.27 in.
3.94 in.
3.93 in.
2.75 in.
2.75 in.
1.92 oz.
1.9 oz.
Form Factor
Memory Chip Type
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit
Big capacity that fits in your pocket, Synchronized and secure, Simple Tools for an Easy Upgrade, Energy Efficient, Consistent Reliability
Unrivaled High Performance, Ultimate Reliability, Multi-tasking Multiplied, Longer Battery Life
What customers say about "Features"
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.
Samsung 840 PRO 256GB 2.5 inch SATA Solid State Drive
  • The installation process was easy enough. I like it.
  • Easy to install, no additional drivers required or special configuration to allow Windows to see it.
  • This hard disk is easy to install, just plug it in your computer.
  • installed this on a MacBookPro 2010 and it's working very well. Easy install.
  • So far so good, easy to install & certainly quick at starting programs like photoshop & premiere pro.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
5 year(s)
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