Black Friday Special: Purchase a 250 GB Samsung 840 SSD – Includes a Free Download of Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry 3’ Video Game

  Black Friday Special: Purchase a 250 GB Samsung 840 SSD – Includes a Free
  Download of Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry 3’ Video Game

  Samsung also offers discounted weekend pricing on its new 840 solid-state

Business Wire

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. -- November 19, 2012

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator
in consumer electronics, announced today that for a limited time over this
Black Friday weekend, its new 250 gigabyte (GB) SSD 840 solid-state drives
will be available at a special discounted price and will include a download of
the new “Far Cry^® 3” video game from Ubisoft Entertainment at no additional

From Black Friday through Cyber Monday (November 22-26), Samsung's 250GB 840
Solid State Drive will ...

From Black Friday through Cyber Monday (November 22-26), Samsung's 250GB 840
Solid State Drive will be available for $169.99, and include a free PC version
of "Far Cry 3," normally priced at $59.99. (Photo: Business Wire)

From Black Friday through Cyber Monday (11/22 – 11/26), or while supplies
last, consumers will be able to purchase the 250 GB version of Samsung’s SSD
840 drive for just $169.99, $20 less than the usual minimum advertised price.
They also will receive a code enabling them to download the full PC version of
“Far Cry 3,” normally priced at $59.99.

Designed for cost-conscious consumers who still want outstanding performance,
Samsung’s new SSD 840 drives offer a SATA 6.0 gigabit-per-second (Gb/s)
interface and triple-core MDX controller, while using economical triple-level
cell (TLC) Toggle DDR2 flash memory. They offer blazingly fast random read
speeds – up to 97,000 input-output operations per second (IOPS) and sequential
read speeds up to 530 megabytes-per-second (MB/s) – as well as longer battery
life, cooler, quieter operation and improved reliability compared with
conventional hard disk drives.

“This limited time Black Friday offer allows consumers to dramatically
increase their PC’s performance at an unbeatable price,” said Mike Abary,
Senior Vice President, Consumer Business Division IT Product Marketing,
Samsung Electronics America. “Combined with the free download of Ubisoft’s
“Far Cry 3,” there’s no better, more affordable way to experience the
unbelievable speed, energy efficiency and durability of solid-state storage.”

“Fans of ‘Far Cry 3’ will be rewarded,” said Geoffroy Sardin, chief EMEA sales
and marketing officer at Ubisoft. “The added performance of Samsung’s new SSD
840 drives will allow gamers to make full use of the game’s open ‘sandbox’
environment, which allows unprecedented long-range gameplay and full tactical
freedom in a world of beautifully realistic settings.”

Published by Ubisoft Entertainment and developed by Ubisoft Montreal in
collaboration with three other Ubisoft studios, “Far Cry 3” is the latest
installment in the company’s popular Far Cry series, which has sold more than
8 million units since its first release in 2004. “Far Cry 3” allows players to
assume the role of Jason Brody, a tourist stranded on a remote tropical island
chain in the grips of violent conflict between crazed inhabitants. As he seeks
to escape, Brody finds himself in unexpected and dangerous situations on the
outskirts of civilization, where he is forced to take action in order to

Samsung’s 840 family of SSDs builds on the success of its acclaimed 830 series
SSDs. The new drives’ proprietary controllers and firmware, along with their
leading-edge NAND flash memory technology, deliver exceptional performance and
value, as well as unrivalled energy efficiency. Samsung, unique among SSD
manufacturers, engineers all of its components in-house. This allows it to
meticulously fine-tune its hardware and software for enhanced reliability. In
addition, Samsung’s newly redesigned Magician 4.0 diagnostics and management
software keeps the drives running at their peak.

Samsung SSD 840 drives are available at major retail and online outlets in
capacities of 120GB, 250GB and 500GB. They are also available with optional
upgrade kits including mounting brackets, USB cable and SATA cable – for easy
installation in desktop or laptop PCs. For more information on the SSD 840 and
the full line of Samsung SSDs, please visit

Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes, GB = 1 billion bytes, TB = 1
trillion bytes. Please note that a portion of the solid state drive is
reserved for system recovery, operating system and preloaded content software.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
(SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a
broad range of award-winning, digital consumer electronics and home appliance
products, including HDTVs, home theater systems, MP3 players, digital imaging
products, refrigerators and washing machines. A recognized innovation leader
in consumer electronics design and technology, Samsung is the HDTV market
leader in the U.S. Please visit for more information.

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