SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of 840 EVO vs BX100

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

840 EVO
6.6
BX100
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

840 EVO
6.9
BX100
6.5
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

840 EVO
7.9
BX100
8.9
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

840 EVO
6.7
BX100
6.8
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Sibling view of Samsung 840 EVO

Reasons to consider the
Samsung 840 EVO

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Significantly higher capacity 1,000 GB vs 500 GB 2x higher capacity
Faster 4k random read 318.8 MB/s vs 248.37 MB/s Around 30% faster 4k random read
Faster 4k random write 106.65 MB/s vs 80.74 MB/s More than 30% faster 4k random write
Faster 512K sequential write 510.27 MB/s vs 410.38 MB/s Around 25% faster 512K sequential write
Faster 512K sequential read 527.52 MB/s vs 436.93 MB/s More than 20% faster 512K sequential read
Higher AS SSD score 1,198 pts vs 965 pts Around 25% higher AS SSD score
Lower 4k random write access time 2.34 ms vs 3.1 ms Around 25% lower 4k random write access time
Slightly lower 4k random read access time 0.78 ms vs 1.01 ms Around 25% lower 4k random read access time
Front view of Crucial BX100

Reasons to consider the
Crucial BX100

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Significantly faster windows 7 boot-up time 5.5 s vs 9.3 s More than 40% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Higher PCMark vantage score 31,363 pts vs 25,582 pts Around 25% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 49.4 s vs 56.6 s Around 15% faster photoshop lens filter
Lower avg. power consumption 1.94 Watts vs 2.29 Watts More than 15% lower avg. power consumption
Slightly faster AS SSD ISO copy 504.4 MB/s vs 441.16 MB/s Around 15% faster AS SSD ISO copy

Benchmarks Real world tests of 840 EVO vs BX100

4K Random Read

840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
BX100
248.37 MB/s

4K Random Write

840 EVO
106.65 MB/s
BX100
80.74 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

840 EVO
9.3 s
BX100
5.5 s

Avg. Power Consumption

840 EVO
2.29 Watts
BX100
1.94 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

840 EVO
2.34 ms
BX100
3.1 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

840 EVO
0.78 ms
BX100
1.01 ms

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CRUCIAL IS BETTER
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