Samsung SSD 860 EVO Most Wanted SSD Review

Samsung SSD 860 EVO offers consistent speeds, even under heavy workloads and multi-tasking, allowing for faster file transfer.

In our list of Top 5 Best SSDs, it ranked at #1.


Design & Capability
Samsung SSD 860 EVO is specially designed with the latest V-NAND technology to enhance performance of mainstream PCs and laptops. It has six times the sustained performance of the 850.

It performs at sequential read speeds up to 550 MB/s* with Intelligent TurboWrite technology, and sequential write speeds up to 520 MB/s.

The new 860 EVO leverages the same 3bit MLC 3D V-NAND as the 850 but comes with an updated Samsung MJX controller.


Pros:
• Good overall performance.
• Outstanding endurance rating.
• Exceptional software package with DRAM cache and cloning.

Cons:
• TRIM-related performance issues.
• Mixed workload performance lagged behind the 850 Series.

What Other Users Have Said
When this article published Samsung SSD 860 EVO has been reviewed by 10.841 verified buyers – 4.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS

Features:
• Price when reviewed $249.99 [ Check Current Price ]
• 2TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD
• INNOVATIVE V-NAND TECHNOLOGY: Powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology, the 860 EVO SSD offers optimized performance for everyday computing as well as rendering large-sized 4K videos and 3D data used by the latest applications
• ENHANCED READ WRITE SPEEDS: Sequential read and write performance levels of up to 550MB/s and 520MB/s, respectively
• SECURE ENCRYPTION: Protect data by selecting security options, including AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1669
• WARRANTY AND COMPATIBILITY: 5-year limited warranty; Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Server 2003 (32 bit and 64 bit), Vista (SP1 and above), XP (SP2 and above), MAC OSX and Linux
• INCLUDED CONTENTS: 2.5 inches (7 millimeter) SATA 3 (6 Gb/s) SSD & User Manual (All other cables, screws, brackets not included); Reliability (MTBF): 1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 3.9 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches; 2.08 ounces
           

Samsung SSD 860 EVO Most Wanted SSD Review Samsung SSD 860 EVO Most Wanted SSD Review Reviewed by TechCinema on 12/26/2019 Rating: 5