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: i5-4690K, Z97I-Plus, H100i, Obsidian 250D, 480GB Crucial M500, 1TB WD Black, Win8.1 Pro, Hyper-V
NAS: Asustor AS-604T, 3GB RAM, 180GB Intel Pro 1500 & 2x4TB HGST NAS
HTPC:Intel NUC D54250WYK, 4GB, 64GB Crucial M4 mSATA, Win7 Pro
HTPC 2:Intel NUC DN2820, 4GB, 64GB Crucial M4 mSATA, Win7 Pro