Slow Samsung 840 SSD Tags: SSD SATA Storage Last response: January 2, 2013 6:01 AM in Storage Share warfront1 January 1, 2013 10:06:09 PM My motherBoard is sata 2 compatible, the SSD is sata 3, so I am losing 3 gbits/s there. But theoretically I should be getting 3 gbit/s on the tests, correct? *FYI, the drive is actually alot faster than my old drive. I just meant slow in comparison to the offered 6 gbit/s it sports More about : slow samsung 840 ssd warfront1 January 1, 2013 10:16:18 PM I was under the impression 200 mb/s was sata I speeds? Dereck47 a c 504 G Storage January 1, 2013 10:37:27 PM warfront1 said:I was under the impression 200 mb/s was sata I speeds? SATA 1 (1.5Gb/s) speeds are from 1MB/s to 150MB/s. SATA 2 (3Gb/s) speeds are from 151MB/s to 300MB/s. SATA 3 (6Gb/s) speeds are from 301MB/s to 600MB/s. Related resources Samsung 840 Pro SSD Slow Random R/W - Forum [SOLVED] Samsung 840 Pro-- very slow in new build. Why? - Forum [ SSD ] Samsung 840 250g ssd - Forum Newegg deal on Samsung 840 SSD - Forum Help with Slow SSD 840 Performance - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer COLGeek a c 85 G Storage January 1, 2013 11:57:02 PM You never achieve the theoretical speeds of the SATA ports/standards. Just keep that in mind. Also, you are comparing apples to oranges here with gigaBITS vs. megaBYTES. Looks like you are actually doing okay. Have fun! mad-max79 a b G Storage January 2, 2013 6:01:39 AM Your numbers are fine! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Samsung SSD 840 Series 120gb Forum Just installed Samsung 840 , having wireless internet issues Forum Samsung 840 120gb or SanDisk 128gb on SATA II? Forum Poor random write performance: Samsung 840 Forum Samsung SSD Too Slow & Not Working Properly Forum Samsung 840 or Mushkin Chronos Deluxe? Forum 256GB Samsung 840 Pro vs OCZ vertex 4 Forum Samsung 830, 840 or 840 Pro Differences - Help Please! Forum Samsung 830 vs 840 pro Forum 840 pro slow Forum Incredibly slow Samsung 830 SSD in Dell XPS8300 Forum Samsung 840 Pro Series SSD not fast enough... Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum No OS reinstallation; adding in SSD for heavy-duty games Forum When using both SSD and HDD, how do I make everything save to the HDD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !