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Samsung SSD 860 EVO 250GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-76E250B/AM)
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|Type of product||2.5 inches|
|Digital Storage Capacity||250 GB|
|Hardware Interface||SATA 6.0 Gb/s|
|Read Speed||550 Megabytes Per Second|
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- 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 1668
- 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)
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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.
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. For more information on the TurboWrite, please visit the manufacture website
Up to 8x higher TBW* than the 850 EVO. Feel secure storing and rendering large sized 4K videos and 3D data used by the latest applications.
*TBW: Terabytes Written
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.
*Error Correction Code
Multiple Form Factors
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.
- Firmware updates: Get notifications when new firmware is released, and easily install updates for enhanced performance, stability, and compatibility.
- Performance benchmark: Check your SSD's sequential and random read/write speeds, so you can maintain superb performance.
- Data security: The 860 EVO supports AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption and is compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1667.
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|Compatible Devices||mac, windows||Mac, PC||Backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)||This drive is compatible with servers and arrays that accept M.2 2280 PCIe drives||Laptop, Desktop||Desktop|
|Data Transfer Rate||6 Gb per second||6 Gb per second||350 Mb per second||550 Mb per second||500 Mb per second||6.0 Gb per second|
|Device Type||Internal Solid State Drive||Internal Solid State Drive||Internal Solid State Drive||Internal Solid State Drive||—||Internal Solid State Drive|
|Digital Storage Capacity||250 GB||500 MB||240 GB||1 TB||250 GB||500.0 GB|
|Hard Disk Form Factor||2.50 inches||2.50 inches||2.50 inches||3.50 inches||—||2.50 inches|
|Hardware Interface||SATA 6.0 Gb/s||SATA 6.0 Gb/s||SATA 3.0 Gb/s||Solid State Drive||SATA 6.0 Gb/s||SATA 6.0 Gb/s|
|Hardware Platform||PC, Mac||PC & Mac||laptop||—||PC, Mac||This drive is compatible with desktops and laptops that accept 2.5" 7mm SATA drives|
|Item Dimensions||3.94 x 2.76 x 0.27 inches||4 x 0.3 x 2.8 inches||3.94 x 0.28 x 2.75 inches||0.87 x 3.15 x 0.9 inches||7.1 x 5.9 x 0.3 inches||3.94 x 2.75 x 0.28 inches|
|Item Weight||1.60 ounces||1.31 ounces||1.44 ounces||1.76 ounces||1.60 ounces||2.15 ounces|
|Optical Storage Read Speed||540MB/s||—||—||—||—||—|
The SSD you trust: The newest edition to the world's best-selling SATA SSD series, the Samsung 860 EVO SSD is specially designed to enhance performance of mainstream PCs and laptops. With the latest V-NAND technology, this fast and reliable Solid State Drive comes in a wide range of compatible form factors and capacities. Its enhanced performance delivers consistent speeds, even under heavy workloads and multi-tasking, allowing for faster file transfers. The 860 EVO performs at sequential read speeds of up to 550MB/s with Intelligent TurboWrite technology, and sequential write speeds of up to 520MB/s. The TurboWrite buffer size is upgraded from 12GB to 78GB (performance may vary based on user's system hardware and configuration). The 860 EVO also offers boosted endurance of up to 8x higher TBW (Terabytes Written) than the 850 EVO. Feel secure storing and rendering large-sized 4K videos and 3D data used by the latest applications. The smart compatibility of the SSD lets you benefit from faster, more fluid communication with your host system. The refined ECC (Error Correction Code) algorithm and a new MJX controller generate higher speeds, and the improved queued trim enhances Linux compatibility. The 860 EVO provides reliability of 1.5 million hours (MTBF). Power consumption (W): Average: 2.2 W Maximum: 4.0 W (Burst mode) Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration.
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I got a replacement disk from amazon and it turned to be defective as well. I tried one from Best Buy released in the same month and discovered the same. Samsung's Quality testing has gone downhill and they should be ashamed of themselves for selling so many defective units.
Before a person from Samsung replies to my comment, they should also note that I have already contacted Samsung and they said the issue can't be fixed and to return the drive.
In Windows 10, open Windows Explorer, click THIS PC from the left column, then click MANAGE from the upper menu. A new window will open called Computer Management. In the left column, click DISK MANAGEMENT. The new drive should appear there. Since it hasn't been formatted, it doesn't show up in Windows Explorer just yet. The new drive should say "unallocated".
Right click on the new drive from the menu below. Select NEW SIMPLE VOLUME. A new window titled Welcome To The New Simple Volume Wizard. Click NEXT. Don't change any of the disk size or space defaults that show up, click NEXT. In the next window, you can assign a drive letter. Click NEXT. The next window allows you to assign a Volume Label (drive name). I called mine 1TB SSD. Click NEXT. A new window will show you what is about to happen, click FINISH.
In a few moments, the formatting of the new drive will be complete. Open Windows Explorer, your new drive should show up.
Now you can run the Samsung Data Migration software if you are swapping out your primary drive. This will detect the original drive, and the new SSD drive. If you need to pick a different drive to copy, the menu makes it easy. When ready, run the transfer. Mine took about 20 minutes. It then prompted me to shutdown the computer, remove the C drive, and put the SSD in its place. After that was done, I booted the machine and it started just like nothing had changed. The speed improved, and all my programs are working. I kept the older drive as an archive if this one fails.
Hopefully these details will save you a few frustrating hours of getting the new drive to work. It definitely wasn't a plug & play operation, but ultimately was worth the trouble. Took a star off because of the effort to install it.
Of course the order came within the two day Prime window which one expects from Amazon. I also got the Corsair Dual SSD Mounting Bracket
that was an order option for another 6 bucks. I reviewed it separately but it's a must have if you are installing into a 5 1/2 inch bay like I was. The SSD comes with an Installation Guide, which I didn't need other than to follow a web site link provided in order to install the Samsung Data Migration Software and Samsung Magician Software. Since I was installing the SSD to replace my C System drive, I needed to clone that drive onto the SSD. And the Data Migrations software works perfectly. After formatting the SSD (NTSF), I cloned 232GB to the SSD in just 31 min with a SATA 3.0 to SATA 3.0 connection. It would have been much faster has my PC supported SATA 6.0. Then removed the HDD and installed the SSD into the mounting bracket, connected the SSD to the SATA data cable and power cable (I used the same port as the C drive HDD was connected to), powered the PC up and it booted hassle free, with no issues. It was indeed a perfect clone of the previous drive. There was no issues that required going into the BIOS screen. This will only be an issue if you do not use the same exact SATA data connection that was attached to your former C system drive.
I'm amazed how much faster the drive is. The Magician software not only carves out a bit of the drive for overhead, but it also has a cool performance test you can run on all installed drives. So I ran it on the SSD and a 6 TB WD HDD dedicated to pictures and the Random IOPS results were: for the SSD 8,789 read and 19,775 write vs for the HDD 178 read and 244 write. While that may sound unbelievable, it isn't. You actually experience this speed differential while working on the PC.
This was definitely $150 well spent!
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Reviewed in Canada on April 22, 2019
*** Update ***
I just had my first Samsung SSD failure and the Samsung warranty support is abysmal. Although it has a critical SMART error and was only 8 months old, they refused to replace it. I will never purchase another Samsung again.
From my Googling, it would appear that Samsung knows about the problem, but isn't interested in fixing it.
MAKE SURE your system is compatible with this device before purchase.
Avec le Samsung 860 EVO. I M P O S S I B L E de monter ce SSD avec Mojave. Attention, attendez-vous à un cauchemar de montage où il y a plein de messages d'erreurs. Ce disque Samsung 860 EVO est compatible avec El Capitan mais pas High Sierra et plus récent. Système AFPS de Apple problématique avec Mojave. Pourtant le Kingston monté en Sierra fonctionne toujours avec Mojave mais pas le Kingston.
I wanted to replace my 960 Gbyte Kingston Hypex Savage SSD. The Kingston works perfectly, mounted on a MacBook Pro mid 2012. No mounting problem with Carbon Copy Cloner.
With the Samsung 860 EVO. I M P O S S I B L E to mount this SSD with Mojave. Be careful, expect a nightmare of editing where there are plenty of error messages. This Samsung 860 EVO is compatible with El Capitan but not High Sierra and newer. Apple AFPS problematic with Mojave. Yet the Sierra-mounted Kingston still works with Mojave but not Kingston.
Investigando me di cuenta que ese modelo de Kingston es bastante lento, busqué en amazon y me encontré con el ssd que muchos especialistas lo consideran el mejor para usuarios en general, el nuevo samsung 860 evo de 500GB y al mismo o menor precio que otros de la misma capacidad. Lo compré, llegó en la mitad del tiempo prometido, lo instalé con la aplicación para clonar de samsung mucho mas amigable que otras y el resultado es extraordinario. Tasas de lectura y escritura de 550 y 520 respectivamente y más espacio para nuevos programas.
Muy recomendable samsung y más comprándo a través de amazon.