IGXPRO.NET - With a read speed of up to 520MB/s and a write speed of 400MB/s, Samsung’s 256GB Solid State Drive 830 Series (desktop) is a perfect desktop hard drive replacement. Weighing in at only 0.14 lbs with a thickness of 7mm it is a 2.5” SSD that is engineered to be compatible with most desktops on the market. The case is made of a brushed metal that blocks dust and corrosion. The entire package includes the SSD, a bracket, SATA cable, power cable and recommended software such as Norton Ghost 15 and SSD Magician 3.0 with user guides. In order to save power the 830 series uses 0.12W power consumption and maintains an operating temperature of 32 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit.