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The 500GB 840 Series 2.5" Solid State Drive with 3.5" Installation Kit from Samsung is perfect for gaming, web surfing and playing multimedia files. With the included kit, you can install this solid state drive into a 3.5" drive bay, as commonly found in a desktop computer. You can also use the spacer included with the kit to fit the drive into a 9.5" drive bay, as found in some laptops or notebooks.
In terms of processing strength, this drive offers sequential read speeds up to 530MB/s and sequential write speeds up to up to 330MB/s. It also is capable of random read speeds up to 97K IOPS and of random write speeds up to 63K IOPS.
At 0.28" thick and only 2.4 ounces, the Series 840 SSD is slim and lightweight enough to accommodate ultra-slim PC cases and ultra-slim laptops. For added convenience, the internal solid state drive comes with Samsung's Magician software, which enables performance benchmarking, optimization, firmware updates, data security and over-provisioning. It also comes with Smart Migration software so you can easily migrate data from your old drive to this one.
Migrating Your Old Drive's Data
Samsung's 3-step SmartMigration software is designed to make migrating your old drive's data to your 840 solid state drive quick and easy
Magician Software for Monitoring Your Drive and Computer System
Samsung Magician software is designed to maximize the performance of the drive and increase its lifespan. It provides you with system information, facilitates performance benchmarking, performance optimization, OS optimization, firmware updates, secure erasing, and over provisioning. In addition, it features a Drive Health Status, Total Bytes Written, and Disk Scan and Error Reporting functionality.
All-in-One Installation Kit
The kit comes with SATA data and power cables, screws, a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter bracket, a SATA to USB adapter cable to facilitate easy data migration, and a mounting spacer so that laptops with traditional 9.5mm drive bays can accommodate the Samsung SSD 840 Series' slim 7mm profile
In the Box
Samsung 500GB 840 Series 2.5" Solid State Drive with 3.5" Installation Kit
Software and Manual CD
Quick User Manual
3.5" Bracket with Screws
SATA Data and Power Cables
SATA to USB Adapter Cable
Limited 3-Year Warranty
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Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
SATA III (6 Gb/s)
2.5" (63.5 mm) ultra-slim 0.28" (7.0 mm) form factor
Random: up to 97K IOPS Sequential: up to 530MB/s
Random: up to 63K IOPS Sequential: up to 330MB/s
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