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The SSD 840 PRO provides exceptional read, write, and multi-tasking performance.

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Designed for professionals and demanding applications, the SSD 840 PRO provides exceptional read, write, and multi-tasking performance. It's built for the real world, with no moving parts to reduce the risk of damage from shock, while using the latest in security technology including AES 256-bit encryption. Additionally, its ultra-efficient design means increased battery life. 

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Features

  • Experience PC performance you never thought possible
  • Enables you to boot up your computer in as little as 15 seconds
  • Energy efficient - improves battery life by up to 50 minutes
  • Solid-state design provides greater shock protection for data and brushed metal case blocks dust and corrosion
  • Worry-free data security with AES 256-bit full-disk encryption
  • 100-percent genuine Samsung components from the #1 memory manufacturer in the world
  • 4th-generation 3-Core Samsung MDX Controller ensures sustained performance under the most punishing conditions
  • Backed by an industry-leading five-year limited warranty
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Exceptional Performance for Professionals

With Samsung's 840 PRO Series SSD, everyday tasks on your desktop or laptop PC become faster and more responsive, providing workstation-class performance for seamless video editing or the ultimate gaming experience.

The 840 PRO is capable of delivering quick sequential read and write speeds--up to 540MB/s and 520MB/s respectively--for ultra-fast file transfers. In addition, the SSD features exceptional random speeds with 100K IOPS (read) and 90K IOPS (write) for the fastest real-world performance*. And it provides superior write performance for non-compressible data like images, music, videos and .ZIP files.

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Engineered for Reliability and Security

The 840 PRO Series SSD is made to provide consistent, excellent performance through its entire lifetime even under extremely heavy workloads. Like all Samsung SSDs, it is designed and built completely in-house at Samsung using the highest industry standards and advanced Samsung memory technology. And, as with other solid state drives, the 840 PRO has no moving parts, which means no hard-drive spin-ups, no noise, and superior data protection**.

The 840 PRO allows you to keep up with demanding workloads while safeguarding your data. Advanced AES 256-bit ATA full disk encryption provides worry-free data security. And the 4th generation Samsung MDX controller technology and firmware ensures long-term sustained performance under the most punishing conditions.

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Thin, Lightweight Design and Low Battery Consumption

At only 7 millimeters thick and weighing just 2 ounces, the 840 PRO Series SSD has a sleek, lightweight design that can make your laptop lighter to carry.

And because it contains no moving parts and features an ultra-efficient design, it consumes little battery power, allowing you to enjoy up to 50 minutes more of laptop battery life than a standard hard disk drive (HDD) or other solid state drive (SSD)***. It also supports Device Sleep mode for Microsoft Windows 8 and Haswell chipsets, which helps reduce overall power consumption.

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Magician Software for Easy Maintenance

Samsung's Magician software includes business-friendly features that make it easy for IT managers to monitor and maintain the health of the 840 PRO Series SSD, including Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) Support.

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Product and Warranty Information

This SSD has a usable capacity of 512 GB, offers 512 MB of Samsung DDR2 SDRAM cache memory, and has a SATA 6b/s interface that is compatible with SATA 3 Gb/s and SATA 1.5 Gb/s. It measures 7.00 by 69.85 by 100.00 millimeters (H x W x D) and weighs 62.5 grams.

The 840 PRO Series SSD is backed by a five-year warranty.

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What's in the Box

  • 840 PRO Series SSD
  • Samsung Smart Data Migration Software
  • Samsung SSD Magician software and manual CD
  • Quick user manual
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this compatible with my Mac Book Pro Mid 2009 laptop?

    It's compatible with any SATA equipped Mac, which means you are good to go. Just make sure you have TRIM enabled after installing it on OS X. The utility I use is called Trim Enabler. With regards to the previous poster's comment, I've taken my Mac apart many times now and I've never had a problem. iFixIt has great tutorials for every Mac that covers how to disassemble your laptop safely. I recommend printing out their guide's and then putting the screws on top of the guide's pictures, so you know where to put them back.

  • Why the 830 series cost more than the 840 pro, this one seems faster. what am i not getting?

    830 supply is running dry, so you are probably only seeing the 830's being sold on the marketplace by stores with less competitive pricing than amazon.

  • Will this fit in a Mid 2012 Mac Book Pro? It holds a 2.5in and up to 9mm.... Thanks in advance!

    Yes, using it now. Macs do support TRIM. It can be turned on using third party widgets and tools. Apple turns on TRIM for APPLE SSD's but others can also be turned on.

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Capacity Options

  • 128 GB
  • 512 GB
  • 256 GB
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