Pros

  • Speedy performer

Cons

  • Not for sale directly to consumers
  • High cost-per-gigabyte

At A Glance

Neck-and-neck with its rivals for top performance honors, this high-capacity SSD also carries a high cost-per-gigabyte.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Samsung MMDPE56G5DXP-0VBD7 is a 2.5-inch hard drive that is designed for efficiency. This SATA Samsung 256GB hard drive makes data transfer quick and easy. Store an awesome amount of computer data as well as your files in the whopping 256GB memory of the Samsung MMDPE56G5DXP-0VBD7. Go for this Samsung 256GB hard drive and add to your PC's performance.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.samsung.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number MMDPE56G5DXP0VBD7
Storage
Drive size 256.0 GB
Drive type Internal
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
General Features
Form Factor 2.5-inch

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Winzip Computing WinZip 10.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 161.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 DirectX, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 324.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 237.0
Microsoft Office 2003 with SP-1, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 335.0
WorldBench 6 Score, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 139.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 484.0
Firefox 2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 204.0
Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 171.0
Test Version 2.0
Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 167.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 317.0
Internal Read - WinZip 305.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 Rendering, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 238.0
Internal Write - Files and Folders 60.14
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 97.99
Nero 7 Ultra Edition, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 199.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 30.79
Internal Write - Large File 63.67
Multitasking, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 222.0
Internal Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 26.6   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 24.3   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 20.5   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 21.2   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 19.7   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 12.9   seconds
Malware Scan 304.8   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 83.1   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 84.9   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 81.2   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 83.1   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 88.1   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 95.0   watts
Malware Scan 100.2   watts
System Idle State 69.7   watts
System Sleep State 69.6   watts
System Work State 95.8   watts

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