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by Palorim12
Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: Samsung 840 & 840 EVO Bug
Replies: 323
Views: 79269

Re: Samsung 840 & 840 EVO Bug

To Just Brew It, its gonna be hard to ignore TLC, alot of Manufacturers are moving over to TLC. It was actually The Egg who mentioned TLC, but I'll weigh in too. I think planar TLC (as used in the 840 EVO) is indeed a dead end; but V-NAND (and similar 3D flash tech) makes TLC viable by allowing the...
by Palorim12
Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Samsung 840 & 840 EVO Bug
Replies: 323
Views: 79269

Re: Samsung 840 & 840 EVO Bug

Well yes, but the vanilla 840 took almost four years for a proper firmware fix and before Samsung finally applied a firmware (non-Windows) fix for the faulty 840 EVO, the 840 EVO had gone EOL and the 850 EVO had already been selling for months. Saying that samsung have now fixed it is truly a case ...
by Palorim12
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: Samsung 840 & 840 EVO Bug
Replies: 323
Views: 79269

Re: Samsung 840 & 840 EVO Bug

I'm not surprised;  Samsung spew out products so fast that when they make a faulty one the answer is to faff about and look busy whilst actually achieving very little until the product leaves the limelight because the next new Samsung thing is all over the news. Except they fixed the 840 EVO with t...
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