Samsung announced latest 850 Evo solid-state drive (SSD) with price of $1,499 today.
The Samsung SSD 850 EVO elevates the everyday computing experience to a higher level of performance and endurance than was ever imagined. Powered by Samsung’s unmatched V-NAND technology, no wonder the 850 EVO is the best-selling SSD for everyday computing. Designed for mainstream desktop PCs and laptops, the 850 EVO comes in a wide range of capacities and form factors.
The 850 EVO optimizes performance for your daily computing tasks, boasting sequential write speeds up to 520 MB/s with TurboWrite technology and sequential read speeds up to 540 MB/s. Plus, RAPID mode further boosts performance for up to 2x faster data processing speeds on a system level by utilizing unused PC memory as cache storage.
The Samsung 850 EVO maintains high performance and enhanced endurance and provides a limited warranty of 5 years or 75 to 300 terabytes written (TBW). For security, the 850 EVO is equipped with an AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption engine which does not cause any performance degradation and is compliant with advanced security management solutions, such as IEEE 1667 and TCG Opal. Plus, Dynamic Thermal Guard protects it from overheating.
Samsung offers the 850 EVO industry’s first 4 TB SSD for client PCs, which enables users to store more data on a single SSD. Samsung has designed the 850 EVO in multiple form factors to fit a variety of computers. Buyers can choose among the 2.5-inch size for desktop PCs and laptops.