updated 08:03 am EDT, Thu July 25, 2013
Does the new 'entry level' SSD belie its name with speedy performance?
The consumer-grade solid-state drive (SSD) market is getting more crowded every day. There are drives of every capacity and speed, fitting nearly every budget and performance niche. Announced last week, Samsung is soon to ship the 840 Evo series of 2.5-inch SSDs. Immediately after the announcement, Electronista and MacNN Labs were given the opportunity to test one of the new large-capacity flash-storage drives. As the unit uses a new fabrication process and a few new advances, how does the drive measure up to its predecessors? Read our review to find out.