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SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 2.5"
  • 250GB
  • SATA III
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Learn more about the SAMSUNG MZ-7TE250BW

General

Brand
SAMSUNG
Series
840 EVO
Model
MZ-7TE250BW
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
250GB
Memory Components
1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps)
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Controller
Samsung 3-core MEX Controller
Cache
512MB
Height
6.8mm
Width
69.85mm
Depth
100.08mm
Weight
0.12 lb.

Performance

Sustained Sequential Read
540MB/s
Sustained Sequential Write
520MBps
4KB Random Read
Up to 97,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 66,000 IOPS
MTBF
1,500,000 hours

Features

Features
TRIM Support

Garbage Collection

S.M.A.R.T

AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption

Software & Hardware Compatibility

Worldwide Name (WWN), LED Indicator support

Environmental

Power Consumption (Idle)
0.14W
Power Consumption (Active)
0.24W
Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +70°C
Storage Temperature
-55°C ~ +95°C
Operating Humidity
5% to 95%, non-condensing

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • jeffrey b.
  • 10/22/2014 1:11:13 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCrazy Fast!!

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: FAST!!

Cons: none so far

Other Thoughts: I used to have a 1 TB 7200 hard drive that I ran my OS on. Switched and my word this thing is fast! Every program or software i run is crazy fast! If you want to upgrade, for the moment, i highly recommend it!

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  • Claude Z.
  • 10/21/2014 6:09:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdo not buy - has read defect

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: initially fast and works great... but then... (see cons)

Cons: These drives have a crippling defect - read operations slow down over time, sometimes as slow as 16mb/s. Samsung apparently has a firmware fix but it's Windows only - which is quite the bummer if you have a Mac. Plus, nobody knows if it really fixes the problem or just moves data around.
There is a recent article on ComputerWorld and Slashdot about this (do a search - Newegg won't allow links.)

In short, these Samsung drives are defective - DO NOT BUY. The newer 850's might not have this problem, but I wouldn't trust Samsung at this point.

I'm really angry about this since I'm using them as boot drives on two machines - and one is a mac laptop. I will never buy a Samsung drive again.

Other Thoughts: This drive got great reviews because of good performance on hard drive benchmarks. All the benchmarks wrote fresh data to the disk so this problem never came up until people started noticing huge slowdowns with data that's more than a few weeks old - which is usually the bulk of your files.

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  • Barry G.
  • 10/20/2014 5:59:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product So-far

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Easy to install, works perfectly. Did a fresh install of Windows 7, in minutes with no problems.

Cons: None

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  • Jonathan S.
  • 10/19/2014 9:07:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBlazing fast

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Insanely fast boot times. From pressing the power button to being fully within windows in just 00.20.99 seconds for my Windows 7 x64 Professional with RAPID mode on.

Insane read and write times as well. I upgraded to this model from a 120GB and I'm very happy with this SSD.

Cons: NONE

Other Thoughts: Originally had this drive in a P55 build paired with a Core i5 760. It did not support SATA 3.0GB/s to the fullest so was only able to squeeze out about 75% or so of its normal performance.

When I upgraded to my current system built, that's where I got the 00.20.99 second boot times. It loads Battlefield 4 insanely fast, has no issues doing whatever I demand it to do. Simply a beast.

System Build:

Intel Core i5 4690K
ASUS Maximus VII Hero Z97
G.Skill Snipers 1866MHz Ram 8GB (4GBx2)
EVGA 660 GTX Ti 2GB GDDR5
CoolerMaster HAF XM Case
120GB Samsung 840 Evo SSD
250GB Samsung 840 Evo SSD
1TB Seagate 7200RPM 32MB Cache HDD
XFX BES Black Edition 850W Modular PSU

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  • Aaron D.
  • 10/18/2014 2:05:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo far, so good

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Read/write speeds are measured as being within official rating and so far the drive has given consistent performance and no errors. The included software cloned my HDD to the SSD with no trouble. Good product so far.

Cons: None yet.

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  • Darol D.
  • 10/18/2014 8:59:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsKept Crashing

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Affordable, fast

Cons: About a week in, when I was multitasking, copying photos from camera, editing in Photoshop, upload FTP, etc... Typical busy Web design work, computer would start dragging down to a standstill. Old OCZ drive that was too small never did that.

Crashed hard a couple of times with kernal errors and the last time it crashed, it asked me to put my MS restore disk in. Yank...

Old OCZ drive is back in there and working just fine,

Other Thoughts: Get the PRO version if you want to do serious work. If you have the Adobe Suite and want to do a bunch of things at one time, this won't cut it.

If you are playing a single game, or browsing the web, or a normal user of Word, this is probably ok.

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  • chan-fow S.
  • 10/17/2014 4:35:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsnice

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: running my OS off it boots pretty fast

Cons: none so far

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  • Cokelea B.
  • 10/17/2014 12:31:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat!

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Quiet. I use my laptop to record, and this drive makes not a peep! I am not going to put any mechanical drive into this laptop again!

Cons: Price. Can't wait for more reductions in price.

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  • Matthew N.
  • 10/16/2014 6:27:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: The shipping was prompt and this SSD has been working like a charm.

Cons: None

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  • Omar M.
  • 10/16/2014 9:22:27 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing!

This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SATA 6Gb/s 1x nm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 3-Bit MLC NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps) Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: This SSD vastly improved my boot time. Did not have a single problem with it since I installed it. Other applications and games have vastly improved load times as well.

Cons: Did not come with the 2.5 to 3.5 mount. Had to use one from my previous SSD. Beware of this if your case cannot support 2.5 SSD by itself

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