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