Best SSD: Corsair Neutron GTX 256GB vs. Samsung 840 Pro 256GB

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wildbill5891

What is the difference between the Samsung 840 Pro and the Samsung 840
EVO Series ?

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Spud

Would it kill Max PC staff to put model numbers of the stuff they actually reviewed? I remember buying my first Samsung SSD, and had to literally guess which one matched the review (there were at least 4 different SSD's that matched the basic stat's that Max PC had posted). Same with the Vid cards too...Lazy.

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Electrik

I wished someone would configure TRIM support for SSDs in RAID 0.

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Citizen Snips

Anyone reckon when we'll be able to buy one of these?

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compro01

I believe the Corsair one is available right now. At least I think this is the same one (all the other specs seem to match up) and someone just dropped the ball on the capacity (240GB, not 256) and price ($305, rather than the $250 MPC says).

http://www.corsair.com/en/neutron-series-gtx-240gb-sata-3-6gbps-ssd.html

As for the Samsung one, they say it'll be available in "mid October".

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UrbanSmooth

Whenever I see 'GTX', I think about Nvidia. Shame on you Corsair. Shaaaame.

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warptek2010

Thats kinda funny cause whenever I used to hear GTX I thought of the 1971 Plymouth GTX 440, 727 auto, 8 3/4 posi with 3.55, electronic ignition, factory power steering and power brakes. They don't make em like that anymore.

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dakishimesan

A lot of people trust the corsair brand; however on top of everything else the Samsung 840 pro components are all manufactured in house by Samsung: the three core arm cortex processor, NAND, and the DDR RAM are all made by Samsung. That has a lot to do with why the Samsung drives, like 830, are so reliable.

Can't wait to upgrade to the 840.

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szore

Well I got the Samsung 830 and I love it.

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Righteous Fury

Update the BoB already

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Abbidos

Winner by decision is Samsung, But it sill prefer my OCZ agility 3

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Baer

That is a very close call, My choice would be the Corsair based on what I know now and that is mainly due to my 100% positive experiences with Corsair especially on the rare occosion where I had a failed unit (they were very proactive in fixing or replacing the unit, quickly and easily).
It will be interesting to see what else comes out as we aproach CES.

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Nimrod

Corsair is made by Apple. The people at FOXXCONN rioted because of you. go to hell.

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SkinnyZeroOne

Forget it guys -
Nimrod & Silencer = Dumb & Dumber

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jgottberg

yeah... that statement is so far off, I can only hope it was said in jest?

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lhatten

Yo Nimord,

Your handle fits (I am referring to the slang version, not the biblical)!
As far as I know, Corsair is privately owned and headquartered in Fremont Ca. They have a assembly and test facility in Taiwan, not mainland China.
So unless you have proof of your claim, I suggest you put up or STFU!

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