Samsung Updates Its SSD Line-Up

Written by Gina Stephens

Samsung has put ined two new solid state drives (SSDs) that the electronic giant says offer enhancements in speed, reliability, compatibility and capacity.

The 860 PRO and 860 EVO unbroken state drives (SSDs) build on the successful launch of the 850 PRO and 850 EVO – the industry's first consumer SSDs with V-NAND technology and are ambitioned at a wide variety of consumers who do everything from everyday computing to heavy workloads and graphic-intensive operations.

Samsung's 860 PRO and 860 EVO confirm up to 560 MB/s read and 530 MB/s write speeds and come with an upgraded five-year limited warranty, or up to 4,800 terabytes written (TBW) for the 860 PRO and up to 2,400 TBW for the 860 EVO. The new MJX controller also capacitates faster communication with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel the host system. 

The 860 PRO is available in 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB and 4TB5 capacities, with the 4TB memory storage holding up to 114 hours and 30 take downs of 4K Ultra HD video. 

The 860 EVO comes in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB and 4TB6 capacities and offers up to six times longer sustained performance than its predecessor due to exalted Intelligent TurboWrite7 technology, with read and write speeds of up to 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s8, respectively.

The 860 PRO and 860 EVO SSDs are available from this month with maker’s suggested retail prices starting at $139.99 and $94.99 USD, respectively. For more information, visit the Samsung website.

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For more information on Samsung's line-up of vest-pocket SSDs, have a look at our review section. 


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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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