Samsung brought its 840 series solid-state drive (SSD) earlier in November 2012. Now they have just announced its entry-level solid-state drive, the 840 Evo. Samsung claims its latest Evo series solid-state drives are significantly faster in performance than the earlier model. And this time Samsung is offering up to 1TB of storage space which is double than that of the 840 series.
Samsung said, based on the capacities the new solid-state drives are two to three times faster than the 840 series, and able to write and read at up to 520 Mbps and up to 540 Mbps speed, respectively. For random access, the drive offers up to 98,000 IOPS.
The 840 Evo SSD measures 7 mm-thick, 2.5-inch design and supports the SATA 3 (6Gbps) I/O standard. According to Samsung, the 840 Evo uses its compact 10-nanometer class 128GB NAND flash memory, which the company started mass-production in April. Samsung also added its proprietary multicore MEX controller with the new Evo series.
The Samsung SSD 840 Evo will be available in five different storage spaces: 120GB, 250GB, 500GB, 750GB, and 1TB. There is no information available regarding the pricing, but it is expected the drives will be available for purchase in the first week of August. Till then stay with us for more updates.