Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:25 AM
I prefer my Kingston V+200 over my Samsung 830 drives. There's little performance difference as I can tell, and the Kingston is cheaper. The Kingston has never had, or needed a firmware update - it just plain works.
Considering the faulty firmware on the early 840 drives, I think I'd stay clear.
Laptop: Dell inspiron E7440, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 mSATA, Win7 Pro
Workstation: Homebrew i3-4350, 16GB, 256GB Crucial M4, 3TB Barracuda XT, Win8.1 Pro
NAS: Synology DSM5 running on Sempron 3850, 4GB, Micron C400 265GB & 2x4TB HGST NAS
HTPC:TranquilPC ABEL H2, i3-4010U, 4GB, 64GB Crucial M4 mSATA, Win7 Pro
HTPC 2: Pentium G620 on DH61AG in Antec Euler, 4GB, 120GB Kingston V+200, Win7 Pro