Pros

  • Fastest SSD in our December 2012 roundup
  • 7mm thickness makes it compatible with thin-and-light laptops
  • Five-year warranty

Cons

  • The most expensive SSD in our December 2012 roundup
  • Not dramatically faster than the second-place SSD in our December 2012 roundup

At A Glance

The Samsung 840 Pro is currently the fastest consumer SSD on the market. You pay a bit more for it, but you always pay more for the best.

Manufacturer’s Description

Samsung's SSD 840 PRO Series is a high-performance SSD, capable of delivering up to 100,000 IOPS Random Read Speed and 540MB/s Sequential Read Speed--an SSD of unrivaled high performance. Built with an advanced MDX controller, Samsung's SSD delivers high speeds regardless of data type, unlike competing controllers that greatly favor compressible data.

Manufacturer’s Website

www.samsung.com

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