SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of 840 EVO vs M6e Black Edition

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

Winner
Plextor M6e Black Edition 

SSDBoss recommends the Plextor M6e Black Edition  based on its write performance, real world benchmarks and benchmarks.

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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 512 GB More than 95% higher capacity
Faster 4k random read 318.8 MB/s vs 248.07 MB/s Around 30% faster 4k random read
Slightly faster 512K sequential read 527.52 MB/s vs 450.92 MB/s More than 15% faster 512K sequential read
Slightly lower 4k random read access time 0.78 ms vs 1.01 ms Around 25% lower 4k random read access time
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Reasons to consider the
Plextor M6e Black Edition

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Significantly faster windows 7 boot-up time 6 s vs 9.3 s More than 35% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Higher PCMark vantage score 30,919 pts vs 25,582 pts More than 20% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly higher MTBF 2,400,000 hours vs 1,500,000 hours 60% higher MTBF
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 49.3 s vs 56.6 s Around 15% faster photoshop lens filter
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 663.79 MB/s vs 441.16 MB/s More than 50% faster AS SSD ISO copy

Benchmarks Real world tests of 840 EVO vs M6e Black Edition

4K Random Read

840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
M6e Black Edition
248.07 MB/s

4K Random Write

840 EVO
106.65 MB/s
M6e Black Edition
117.91 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

4K Random Read Access Time

840 EVO
2.34 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

840 EVO
0.78 ms

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