Available now, without the Assassin's Creed special offer, are Samsung's new SSD 840 drives. Designed for more cost-conscious users, SSD 840 drives offer a SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface and triple-core MDX controller, while using triple-level cell (TLC) Toggle DDR2 flash memory.
Samsung's new SSD 840 Pro boasts high random read speeds - up to 100,000 input-output operations per second (IOPS) - for faster application loading, as well as sequential read speeds up to 540 megabytes-per-second (MB/s) for ultra-fast file transfers. The new SSD 840 drive offers random read speeds - up to 97,000 IOPS ? as well as sequential read speeds up to 530 MB/s.
In addition, Samsung's newly redesigned Magician 4.0 diagnostics and management software keeps the drives running at their peak.
The Samsung SSD 840 Pro will be available at major retail and online outlets in capacities of 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB. For $139.99, you get 120GB, while you pay $259.99 for 250GB and $699.99 for 500GB.
The Samsung SSD 840 will be available in capacities of 120 GB, 250 GB and 500 GB. The SSD 840 models are also optionally available with an upgrade kit including mounting brackets, USB cable and SATA cable ? for easy installation in a desktop or laptop PC.
Samsung also will include its Samsung SmartMigration software with the new drives, which makes it easier than ever to migrate data from an existing drive to an SSD.