HyperXSHSS37A/240G
SamsungMZ-7PD256BW

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC. Release date: Q2 2015.

Controller: Samsung 3-core MDX. Flash Memory: Samsung 21nm Toggle Mode MLC. Release date: Q4 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 99,500 user samples
34,244 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 120GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 62GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 329th / 1058
65,256 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% 221GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 210GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 272nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.2 % 94.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
434 MB/s 461 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
391 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
370 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.3 MB/s 30.6 MB/s Faster random read.
+16%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.3 MB/s 82.8 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+6%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
303 MB/s +1% 301 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.9 MB/s 39 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+15%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
327 MB/s +3% 319 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
511 MB/s +0% 510 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
495 MB/s +3% 480 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32 MB/s 36.3 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+13%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
110 MB/s 115 MB/s +5%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
359 MB/s 364 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42 MB/s 47.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+13%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s +3% 474 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,061,086 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 0.09 % Much higher market share.
+50%
Value
Value For Money
9.75 % Much better value.
+37%
7.13 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % +4% 54 %
Price
Price (score)
$120 Much cheaper.
+43%
$209
Age
Newest
77 Months More recent.
+28%
107 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
360 MB/s 385 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+7%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
370 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+11%
333 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,209 Pts 1,221 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
183 MB/s +5% 175 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
323 MB/s 332 MB/s +3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
282 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+12%
252 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
94.3 MB/s 143 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+52%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 256GB
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The 840 Pro is stunning. Samsung have created a completely in-house package including both the controller and their own new 21nm toggle mode NAND. On release (Oct '12) this was the fastest performing deep queue depth consumer grade SSD available. Fast forward six months (Apr '13) and the 840 Pro still holds both the random read/write deep queue depth speed records of 384 MB/s and 326 MB/s, impressive considering how fast the SSD space tends to move. There are no obvious weaknesses, in-fact the 840 pro takes first place in nearly all of the speed categories and is only seriously rivalled by one drive, the OCZ Vector. To conclude, in terms of both outright performance, particularly server orientated, and value for money the 256GB and 128GB 840 Pros are amongst the top handful of drives currently available. [Jun '13 SSDrivePro]

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