SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of 840 Pro vs 730

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

840 Pro
6.6
Intel 730
6.7
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

840 Pro
7.0
Intel 730
7.1
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

840 Pro
8.0
Intel 730
8.0
Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

840 Pro
6.7
Intel 730
6.8
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung 840 Pro

Reasons to consider the
Samsung 840 Pro

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Lighter 53 g vs 72 g More than 25% lighter
Higher MTBF 1,500,000 hours vs 1,200,000 hours 25% higher MTBF
Front view of Intel 730

Reasons to consider the
Intel 730

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Faster 4k random write 150.79 MB/s vs 130.58 MB/s More than 15% faster 4k random write
Higher PCMark vantage score 30,253 pts vs 25,929 pts More than 15% higher PCMark vantage score
Faster photoshop lens filter 53.6 s vs 56.1 s Around 5% faster photoshop lens filter

Benchmarks Real world tests of 840 Pro vs Intel 730

4K Random Read

840 Pro
311.34 MB/s
Intel 730
326.62 MB/s

4K Random Write

840 Pro
130.58 MB/s
Intel 730
150.79 MB/s

4K Random Read Access Time

840 Pro
1.91 ms
Intel 730
1.66 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

840 Pro
0.8 ms
Intel 730
0.76 ms

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