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Quick OverviewModel - Samsung 860 EVO
The newest edition to the world's best-selling* SATA SSD series, the Samsung 860 EVO is specially designed to enhance performance of mainstream PCs and laptops. With the latest V-NAND technology, this fast and reliable SSD comes in a wide range of compatible form factors and capacities.
*Sources: NPD (US data from Jan. 2015 to Oct. 2017)
Speeds are consistent, even under heavy workloads and multi-tasking allowing for faster file transfer. The 860 EVO performs at sequential read speeds up to 550 MB/s* with Intelligent TurboWrite technology, and sequential write speeds up to 520 MB/s. The TurboWrite buffer size* is upgraded from 12 GB to 78 GB.
* Performance may vary based on SSD's firmware version and system hardware & configuration. Sequential write performance measurements are based on Intelligent TurboWrite technology. Sequential performance measurements based on CrystalDiskMark v.5.0.2 and I0meter 1.1.0. The sequential write performances are Intelligent TurboWrite region are 300 MB/s for 250/500 GB and 500 MB/s for 1 TB.
* Test system configuration: Intel Core i5-3550 CPU @ 3.3 GHz, 4 GB, OS - Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Chipset: ASUS P8H77-V .
* The TurboWrite buffer size varies based on the capacity of the SSD; 12 GB model, 22 GB for 500 GB model, 42 GB for 1 TB model and 2/4 TB for 78 GB. For more information on the TurboWrite, please visit www.samsungssd.com.
Benefit from faster, more fluid communication with your host system. The refined ECC* algorithm and a new MJX controller generate higher speeds, and the improved queued trim enhances Linux compatibility.
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Whatever size your computer needs, there is an 860 EVO for you. Choose among the 2.5-inch size for desktop PCs and laptops, and the SATA-based M.2 (2280) or the mSATA for ultra-slim computing devices.
Samsung Magician software is designed to help you manage your SSD with a simple and intuitive user interface.
Get notifications when new firmware is released, and easily install updates for enhanced performance, stability, and compatibility.
Check your SSD's sequential and random read/write speeds, so you can maintain superb performance.
Protect data by selecting security options. The 860 EVO supports AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption and is compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1667.
Brand - Samsung, Model - Samsung 860 EVO, Type - SATAIII SSD, Storage (GB/TB) - 2TB SSD, Form Factor - 2.5 inch, Interface - SATA III 6Gb/s, Flash Type - MLC V-NAND Flash, Read Speed (Max.) - 550MB/s, Write Speed (Max.) - 520MB/s, Random Read IOPS - Up to 98,000, Random Write IOPS - Up to 90,000, Shock Resistance - 1500G/0.5ms, AES Encryption - 256-bit, TRIM Support - Yes, S.M.A.R.T Support - Yes, ECC Support - Yes, MTBF - 1,500,000 hours, Dimension - 100 x 70.10 x 6.8mm, Others - Buffer (MB): 2GB LPDDR4 SDRAM, STORAGE MEMORY: Samsung V-NAND 3bit MLC, CONTROLLER: Samsung MJX Controller, TRIM SUPPORT, S.M.A.R.T SUPPORT, GC (GARBAGE COLLECTION): Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm, WWN SUPPORT, DEVICE SLEEP MODE SUPPORT, RANDOM READ (4KB, QD32): Up to 98,000 IOPS, RANDOM WRITE (4KB, QD32): Up to 90,000 IOPS, RANDOM READ (4KB, QD1): Up to 10,000 IOPS, RANDOM WRITE (4KB, QD1): Up to 42,000 IOPS, RELIABILITY (MTBF): 1.5 Million Hours Reliability, SHOCK: 1,500 G & 0.5 ms (Half sine), Specialty: TRIM support, Garbage Collection, S.M.A.R.T, AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0)TCG/Opal IEEE1667 (Encrypted drive), Enhanced performance, Boosted endurance, Smart compatibility, Multiple form factors, Secure Encryption, Part No - MZ-76E2T0B, Warranty - 3 Year, Country of Origin - Korea
Solid State Drive [SSD] offers lightning speed for your PC to boot up and run applications compared to the traditional Hard disks. While your processor can handle billions of cycles per second, it spends a lot of time waiting for your drive to feed data. Hard drives are particularly sluggish because they have moving parts and platters that have to spin up. To get optimal performance, you need a good SSD. We are here to provide the knowledge you need to make an informed purchasing decision.
Here are the facts you need to take into account while purchasing a SSD:
Find out if you have slots for M.2 drives on your motherboard and room in the chassis. If not, you may need a 2.5-inch drive instead.
Make sure you trust the quality of the manufacturer if you plan to use the SSD for the long term. The quality of the manufacturer will be reflected in how the wear patterns of the SSD are managed as well as the possibility of whether or not you get a warning before your SSD dies.
Most SSDs range from 120 GB to 2 TB. 120 GB drives are the cheapest but adequately capable of handling operating system and productivity applications. It costs a little extra to step up from 120 to 250 GB but the money is well spent in terms of performance. 500GB is the sweet spot between price, performance, and capacity for most users – particularly if you don't have the budget for a 1TB model.
Remember that high-end drives, while technically faster, won’t often feel speedier than less-speedy options in common tasks.
So unless you’re chasing extreme speed for professional or enthusiast reasons, it’s often best to choose an affordable mainstream drive that has the capacity you need at a price you can afford.