The 830 Series SSD with Internal Desktop Kit and Norton Ghost 15 (128GB) from Samsung provides you with a fast solid state drive and a kit for installing it in your desktop computer. This drive enables you to boot up your desktop in as little as 15 seconds and is well suited for everyday computing tasks like web surfing or playing PC games. In addition, the Norton Ghost software is included so that you can easily transfer files from your old drive to this solid state drive. Like other solid state drives, this drive has no moving parts, resulting in improved reliability and data protection when compared with traditional hard drives. It features the speedy SATA 6Gbps interface, a storage capacity of 128GB, and is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux computers.
Outstanding Performance in Multi-Tasking
Samsung's fast random read speed maximizes performance* when it matters most. A Samsung SSD is the ideal solution for your everyday computing needs, such as web browsing, document creation, viewing or editing multimedia files, playing PC games, etc.
*Performance measurements based on Iometer with queue depth equal to 32.
Lightning Fast Speed at Your Command
The 830 Series' sequential read speed provides lightning fast access to your files, loading large multimedia files quickly and smoothly.
Sustained Performance and Unrivaled Reliability
Samsung SSDs are built completely in-house. The Samsung SSD 830 Series is optimized for exceptional, sustained performance and unrivaled reliability through its specially-engineered wear-leveling and garbage collection algorithms.
A Complete, User-Friendly Solution
The SSD 830 series is available with a user-friendly installation kit, including a full version of Norton Ghost, an interactive installation guide and premium installation tools.
Toggle DDR NAND Flash
Samsung's 20-nanometer-class toggle DDR NAND Flash chips enable data transfer rates of up to 133 megabits per second (Mbps)-more than three times faster than conventional (40Mbps) single-date-rate (SDR) NAND Flash chips.
3-Core ARM9-Based MCX Controller
While most SSD makers rely on generic, dual-core controllers, Samsung has developed its own proprietary, triple-core MCX controllers that excel in multi-tasking and help to assure steady performance over time. Based on an ARM9 controller, its three CPU cores can execute multiple instructions such reading data, writing data and optimization.
256MB DDR2 DRAM Cache Memory
256MB of DRAM cache memory helps maintain stable random read performance, even if the access range is increased.
Faster Performance, Improved Multitasking
The Samsung 830 Series Solid State Drive is tailored for computing tasks like gaming, web surfing, and playing multimedia file and it can boot up your desktop in as little as 15 seconds. The device offers random read speeds of up to 80K IOPS, fast sequential read speeds of up to 520Mbps and fast sequential write speeds of 320Mbps. It delivers superior multi-tasking performance with Samsung 3-Core MCX Controller and toggle NAND technology.
Slim, Brushed Metal Design
This 830 Series drive features a sturdy, brushed metal shell to protect it from shock, dust, and corrosion.
Energy Efficient for Extended Battery Life
As with all solid-state drives, this product contains no moving parts and therefore uses less power than a typical hard drive, which can save you money when you're using your desktop over extended hours.
Kit for Easy Laptop Installation
The drive comes with a desktop installation kit containing a SATA adapter cable and bracket for holding the drive.
Norton Ghost 15.0 Software
This 830 Series drive comes with a full version of Norton Ghost 15.0, a disk-cloning program that simplifies data migration and allows you to copy your entire system to your SSD with a couple of mouse clicks. Norton Ghost also offers simple data backup and recovery to keep your data protected throughout the life of the SSD.
Samsung SSD Magician Software
The included Samsung's SSD Magician software provides system information and enables performance benchmarking, performance optimization, OS optimization, firmware updates, data security, and over-provisioning.
In the Box
Samsung 830 Series SSD with Internal Desktop Kit and Norton Ghost 15 (128GB)