Samsung unveils new SSD series

September 25, 2012

Samsung Electronics today announced its new lineup of high-performance SSDs designed for use in personal computers. The new series supporting SATA 6.0 gigabit-per-second (Gb/s) interface comes in two tracks; one for general computing purposes and another, an advanced lineup dubbed 'PRO' for serious users.

Samsung's tiered offering for professional and general user environments provides consumers a broader choice of SSDs to best suit their personal requirements.

The unrivaled performance of Samsung's SSDs lies in its MDX controller, which delivers superior performance, high reliability and sustainability that are among the product's proprietary features. The premium class 840 PRO provides 100,000 input/ output per second (IOPS) for random read and 90,000 IOPS for random write. on the overall system performance unveiled a three-fold advancement when applying the 840 PRO in place of a conventional .

Mr. UnSoo Kim, vice president of Memory brand product marketing team, , said, "Introduction of Samsung's 840 series delivers considerable levels of advancements to the notebook user environment. As a technology pioneer, Samsung continues to raise the level of performance of SSDs and contribute to the growing global pool of users enjoying the conveniences of high-performance SSDs."

The new 840 series will be available globally from mid October through retail channels.

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El_Nose
not rated yet Sep 25, 2012
Size doesn't matter. Until it does. And that is all the time.

-- so how big is it?
Eikka
not rated yet Sep 25, 2012
so how big is it?


128GB and 256GB for the regular, plus 64 and 512 GB options for the pro. Prices are predicted at $110 and $200 for the regular models.
dirk_bruere
5 / 5 (2) Sep 25, 2012
I assume the "pro" means you can write to it a few more times before it falls over

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