SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of Ultra Plus SSD vs 840 Pro

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, AS SSD Score and Tom's Hardware Storage Bench

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

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Samsung 840 Pro 

SSDBoss recommends the Samsung 840 Pro  based on its read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD

Reasons to consider the
SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD

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Higher MTBF 2,000,000 hours vs 1,500,000 hours Around 35% higher MTBF
Lighter 36 g vs 53 g More than 30% lighter
More capacity per dollar 2.7 GB/$ vs 1.83 GB/$ More than 45% more capacity per dollar
Lower avg. power consumption 1.74 Watts vs 2 Watts Around 15% lower avg. power consumption
Front view of Samsung 840 Pro

Reasons to consider the
Samsung 840 Pro

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Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 7.8 s vs 14.1 s Around 45% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Significantly faster 4k random read 311.34 MB/s vs 140.33 MB/s Around 2.2x faster 4k random read
Significantly faster 4k random write 130.58 MB/s vs 64.4 MB/s More than 2x faster 4k random write
Higher capacity 512 GB vs 256 GB 2x higher capacity
Larger cache 256 MB vs 128 MB 2x larger cache
Higher PCMark vantage score 25,929 pts vs 20,508 pts More than 25% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 56.1 s vs 63.5 s More than 10% faster photoshop lens filter
Faster 512K sequential read 533.44 MB/s vs 423 MB/s More than 25% faster 512K sequential read
Faster tom's storage bench application 733 pts vs 589 pts Around 25% faster tom's storage bench application
Faster 512K sequential write 499.3 MB/s vs 441.34 MB/s Around 15% faster 512K sequential write
Significantly lower 4k random write access time 1.91 ms vs 3.88 ms 2x lower 4k random write access time
Significantly lower 4k random read access time 0.8 ms vs 1.78 ms 2.2x lower 4k random read access time
Higher AS SSD score 1,143 pts vs 888 pts Around 30% higher AS SSD score
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 429.47 MB/s vs 344.86 MB/s Around 25% faster AS SSD ISO copy

Benchmarks Real world tests of Ultra Plus SSD vs 840 Pro

4K Random Read

Ultra Plus SSD
140.33 MB/s
840 Pro
311.34 MB/s

4K Random Write

Ultra Plus SSD
64.4 MB/s
840 Pro
130.58 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

840 Pro
7.8 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Ultra Plus SSD
1.74 Watts
840 Pro
2 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Ultra Plus SSD
3.88 ms
840 Pro
1.91 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Ultra Plus SSD
1.78 ms
840 Pro
0.8 ms

Reviews Word on the street

Ultra Plus SSD  vs 840 Pro 

9.0
8.0
That's slow in comparison with some of the OCZ and Corsair drives we've seen recently, but quicker than the non-Pro version of Samsung's 840 series drive.
Ultra Plus SSD

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