SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of 840 EVO vs MX300

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

840 EVO
6.6
MX300
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
MX300
6.3
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
MX300
8.2
Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

840 EVO
6.7
MX300
6.9
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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Faster 4k random write 106.65 MB/s vs 44.94 MB/s More than 2.2x faster 4k random write
Higher capacity 1,000 GB vs 750 GB Around 35% higher capacity
Faster 4k random read 318.8 MB/s vs 244.23 MB/s More than 30% faster 4k random read
Much lower 4k random write access time 2.34 ms vs 5.56 ms 2.4x lower 4k random write access time
Slightly lower 4k random read access time 0.78 ms vs 1.02 ms Around 25% lower 4k random read access time
Front view of Crucial MX300

Reasons to consider the
Crucial MX300

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Higher PCMark vantage score 30,438 pts vs 25,582 pts Around 20% higher PCMark vantage score
Faster photoshop lens filter 51.6 s vs 56.6 s Around 10% faster photoshop lens filter
Lower avg. power consumption 1.92 Watts vs 2.29 Watts More than 15% lower avg. power consumption

Benchmarks Real world tests of 840 EVO vs MX300

4K Random Read

840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
MX300
244.23 MB/s

4K Random Write

840 EVO
106.65 MB/s
MX300
44.94 MB/s

Avg. Power Consumption

840 EVO
2.29 Watts
MX300
1.92 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

840 EVO
2.34 ms
MX300
5.56 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

840 EVO
0.78 ms
MX300
1.02 ms

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