Plextor M5S vs. Samsung 840 series

Plextor M5S Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk

I'm building a new computer and i've heard good things about both. I'm sort of a computer beginner so i dont know the difference (: I will be gaming more than anything. Thanks for reading and/or answering
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  1. They are not far off from each other, both are great drives, I feel that you get a bit more with the Samsung though. I personally own a Samsung 840 Pro 128gb and am very pleased with it, and would recomend a Samsung SSD.

    Here is the comparison...
  2. Samsung 840 Series
  3. I agree, as a suggestion if your budget allows it I would go up to the Samsung 840 Pro.
  4. I agree with the others.

    If you are considering a Plextor ssd, then you might want to take a look at the M5 Pro instead of the M5S. Intel and Crucial are also worth considering.

    I maintain the ssd database listed in the sticky at the very top of this forum section. Here is the link:

    Scroll down to the brands and models you are interested in and follow the links to the technical reviews.
  5. JohnnyLucky < Has a ton of info on his site and his knowledge on these drives is second to none.
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