SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of 840 EVO vs IBIS HSDL

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

840 EVO
6.6
IBIS HSDL
6.5
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
IBIS HSDL
7.7
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
IBIS HSDL
7.2
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
IBIS HSDL
6.7
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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Much higher capacity 1,000 GB vs 160 GB 6.2x higher capacity
Much larger cache 1,000 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all SSDs, 1,000 MB cache is just OK
Much lighter 53 g vs 339 g 6.4x lighter
Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 9.3 s vs 16.6 s Around 45% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Much faster photoshop lens filter 56.6 s vs 74 s Around 25% faster photoshop lens filter
Faster 4k random read 318.8 MB/s vs 257.14 MB/s Around 25% faster 4k random read
Much thinner thickness 7 mm vs 25 mm 3.6x thinner thickness
Higher PCMark vantage score 25,582 pts vs 23,141 pts More than 10% higher PCMark vantage score
Default view of OCZ IBIS HSDL

Reasons to consider the
OCZ IBIS HSDL

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Much faster 4k random write 218.13 MB/s vs 106.65 MB/s More than 2x faster 4k random write
Faster 512K sequential read 710.98 MB/s vs 527.52 MB/s Around 35% faster 512K sequential read
Higher MTBF 2,000,000 hours vs 1,500,000 hours Around 35% higher MTBF
Faster sequential write 690 MB/s vs 520 MB/s Around 35% faster sequential write
Lower 4k random write access time 1.15 ms vs 2.34 ms 2x lower 4k random write access time
Much faster power consumption (Idle) 6.6 Watts vs 0.04 Watts Around 146.8x faster power consumption (Idle)
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 532.98 MB/s vs 441.16 MB/s More than 20% faster AS SSD ISO copy

Benchmarks Real world tests of 840 EVO vs IBIS HSDL

4K Random Read

840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
IBIS HSDL
257.14 MB/s

4K Random Write

840 EVO
106.65 MB/s
IBIS HSDL
218.13 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

840 EVO
9.3 s
IBIS HSDL
16.6 s

Avg. Power Consumption

840 EVO
2.29 Watts
IBIS HSDL
7.84 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

840 EVO
2.34 ms
IBIS HSDL
1.15 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

840 EVO
0.78 ms
IBIS HSDL
0.97 ms

Reviews Word on the street

840 EVO  vs IBIS HSDL 

9.0
8.0
The RAPID mode is designed specifically to help boost random performance and uses spare CPU power and system memory capacity (up to 1GB) to act as another layer of cache.
840 EVO

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