Newegg offers the Samsung 840 Pro Series 2.5-inch 512GB SSD for $269.99 shipped. Promo code EMCWWWG35 brings it down to $242.99 shipped. That’s over $250 off the original list price, and the lowest that we have seen for this SSD. Additionally, that’s $67 better than Amazon where it is rated 4.9/5 stars by over 1,870 customers.
The 840 Pro Series is a solid option for upgrading your existing hard drive and features much higher read/write speeds than the regular 840 series SSD models. Additionally with your savings, you can pick up a 2.5″ SATA external hard drive enclosure such as this highly-rated USB 3.0 model from Sabrent.
Specifications from the manufacturer:
Solid State Drive
2.5″ 7mm (Ultraslim) Form Factor
SEQUENTIAL READ SPEED
Up to 540MB/s
SEQUENTIAL WRITE SPEED
Up to 520MB/s