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Samsung Electronics Samsung 840 Series Solid State Drive (SSD) 500 GB SATAIII 2.5-Inch MZ-7TD500BW

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  • Optimized to improve everyday PC productivity, including web-browsing, email, multimedia and gaming
  • 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
  • Superior multi-tasking performance with 4th-generation 3-Core Samsung MDX Controller
  • 100-percent genuine Samsung components from the #1 memory manufacturer in the world
  • Backed by a three-year limited warranty
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Product description

Capacity:500 GB

Product Description

Upgrading your PC with a Samsung 840 SSD is the most economical way to breathe new life into an aging PC. The 840 reads, writes and multi-tasks at incredible speeds, enhancing boot-up speed, application loading and multi-tasking performance. It's more than an upgrade, it's a complete transformation of your PC.

From the Manufacturer

Upgrading your PC with a Samsung 840 SSD is an economical way to breathe new life into an aging PC. The 840 reads, writes, and multi-tasks at incredible speeds, enhancing boot-up, application loading, and multi-tasking performance. No moving parts means no hard drive spin ups, no noise, and superior data protection. This version of the 840 Series SSD has a capacity of 500 GB.

840 Series SSD

Boots up, downloads files, and performs everyday computer tasks more quickly than typical hard disk drives. View larger.

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Fast Performance for Downloads, Gaming, and More

With Samsung's 840 Series SSD, everyday tasks on your desktop or laptop PC can become faster and smoother. This SSD provides exceptional read, write, and multitasking speeds, allowing you to run applications, quickly download graphics, play memory-intensive computer games, and access all your files with less waiting. In addition, the 840 Series SSD enables your PC to boot up in as little as 10 seconds.

Engineered for Reliability to Keep Data Secure

To ensure exceptional quality and reliability, the 840 Series SSD was designed and built completely in-house using advanced memory technology and 100-percent genuine Samsung components.

Additionally, the 840 Series SSD has no moving parts, which means no hard drive spin ups, no noise, and superior data protection. The SSD also offers AES 256-bit full disk encryption for worry-free data security.

Thin, Lightweight Design and Low Battery Consumption

At only 7 millimeters thick and weighing just 2 ounces, the 840 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, the 840 consumes little battery power, letting you enjoy up to 50 minutes more laptop battery life than a standard hard disk drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD)*. It also supports Device Sleep mode for Microsoft Windows 8 and Haswell chipsets, which helps reduce overall power consumption.

Data Migration Software Included for Easy Data Transfer

Samsung's Smart Data Migration software is included to make it safe and easy to migrate your data and operating system from your existing drive to the 840 Series SSD.

Product and Warranty Information

This SSD has a usable capacity of 500 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 just 62.5 grams.

The 840 Series SSD is backed by a three year warranty.

What's in the Box

840 Series SSD, Samsung Smart Data Migration Software, Samsung SSD Magician software, manual CD, and quick user manual.

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Samsung 840 Series 500 GB SSD
At a Glance:
  • Boot up your PC in as little as 10 seconds
  • Allows you to breathe new life into an aging PC--enhancing boot speeds and application performance
  • Energy-efficient design for up to 50 minutes longer battery life*
  • AES 256-bit full disk encryption for ultimate data security
  • Comes with Samsung Smart Data Migration software
  • Three-year limited warranty
Samsung 840 Series Solid State Drives
Capacity120 GB250 GB500 GB
Drive OnlyMZ-7TD120BWMZ-7TD250BWMZ-7TD500BW
Drive and Installation KitMZ-7TD120KWMZ-7TD250KWMZ-7TD500KW
Type of DriveSolid State Drive (SSD)
Form Factor2.5-inch (Reduced 7mm thickness for use with ultraportables and netbooks)
For Use WithDesktop and laptop PCs (including ultraportables and netbooks)
InterfaceSATA 6Gbits/s (backwards compatible with SATA 3Gbits/s and SATA 1.5Gbits/s)
Random Read Speeds***86K IOPS96K IOPS98K IOPS
Sequential Read/Write Speeds530 MB/s / 130 MB/s540 MB/s / 250 MB/s540 MB/s / 330 MB/s
Controller3-Core Samsung MDX Controller
Type of NAND Flash2xnm Samsung Toggle DDR 2.0 NAND Flash Memory (400Mbps)
Type of Cache256MB Samsung LPDDR2 SDRAM512MB Samsung LPDDR2 SDRAM
Dimensions0.28 by 2.75 by 3.94 in. (H x W x D)
Warranty3-Year Limited

*Up to 50 minutes longer battery life versus standard HDDs and some competitor SSDs

***4K Random Read (QD32)


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Capacity:500 GB

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