Samsung 840 EVO 750GB Review

👤by David Mitchelson Comments 📅25-07-13
Test Setup & Methodology

Our test system is formatted and a fresh version of Windows is installed with just drives in place - no additional applications. Windows is then updated to the latest release and the drivers are installed. Included in the list of benchmarks are the following applications:

ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.46
CrystalDiskMark 3.0
SiSoftware SANDRA 2012
Windows 7 Boot Time Test

Test system
CPU Intel Core-i7 4770K
Motherboard GIGABYTE Z87X-OC
Graphics MSI R7970 Black Edition
Memory 16GB Corsair Vengeance Pro (2400MHz) CL10
- Samsung 840 EVO 750GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Samsung 840 256GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Toshiba 256GB THNSNH256GCST (Sata 6Gbps)
- OCZ Vector 256GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Corsair Force GS 240GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- OCZ Vertex 4 128GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Kingston HyperX 240GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- ADATA S510 120GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Intel 520 480GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Samsung 830 Series 256GB (Sata 6Gbps)
- Samsung HD103SJ 1TB (Sata 3Gbps)

PSU Corsair HX1050 Gold
OS Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit

* Some of the drives were tested using the Intel Z77 chipset but we noticed nominal differences between testing with the new Intel Z87 test system and therefore have kept the results for comparison *

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