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Samsung SSD 850 Pro

Samsung SSD 850 Pro
alaScore 96

3464 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3464 reviews of Samsung SSD 850 Pro. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung SSD 850 Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung SSD 850 Pro

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1196 user reviews of Samsung SSD 850 Pro from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Electronics Samsung 850 Pro-Series 2.5" 512GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive Single Unit Version MZ-7KE512BWSamsung Electronics Samsung 850 Pro-Series 2.5" 512GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive Single Unit Version MZ-7KE512BW

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Jennings (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung 850 Pro 2TB

 

Samsung's 850 Pro represents the pinnacle of the performance SSD market, but its position at the top of the heap is under threat: cheaper drives are offering decent performance for less cash, and new form factors such as PCI Express and M.2 are pushing...

Huge, hard disk-style capacity ; Excellent performance levels ; Lengthy warranty and endurance

No quicker than 850 Evo 2TB ; Pricier than 850 Evo 2TB ; No extras included

The Samsung 850 Pro combines impressive performance levels with the market’s best endurance rating and warranty. But if you don't require that level of protection, then the 2TB 850 Evo offers equivalent performance for less.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Jeremy Laird (techradar.com)

Samsung 850 Pro 2TB review

 

First to the 2TB barrier, but at what cost?

Huge capacity ; Fast for a SATA drive ; Mega 10 year warranty

Insanely expensive ; Outpaced by M.2 drives ; Limited appeal outside of laptops

Samsung's latest SSD puts an end to solid-state capacity limitations, but at a price both in terms of money and performance.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung 850 PRO 1 TB review

 

Samsung 850 PRO 1 TB review. Samsung 850 PRO 1 TB benchmarks

The Samsung 850 PRO arrived just too late for last year's round-up of the best SSDs, but even a year down the line it still has little serious competition in the stakes for the world's best SATA SSD. It may be left for dust by more modern PCIe drives...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Dong Ngo (cnet.co.uk)

Samsung SSD 850 Pro review

 

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the Samsung SSD 850 Pro.

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro has fast performance, high endurance -- you can write a lot of data to it before it becomes unreliable -- and its 2TB capacity is the highest on the market. The drive comes with a lot of useful features, including encryption,...

The drive is expensive compared with competing solid-state drives. The Samsung Magician software only works with Windows.

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market, but there are cheaper alternatives with similar performance.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung 850 Pro SSD review - 3D V-NAND is here

 

The 850 Pro's large file performance is blisteringly fast, but its small file performance is relatively disappointing

The Samsung 850 Pro is a cracking SSD, but you pay a high price for its incredible performance. The 256GB model costs £140 or 55p per gigabyte. The 512GB

Expert review by : MyCE (myce.com)

Samsung 850 PRO 1TB SSD Review (12)

 

Silky smooth operation as a system drive., Outstanding sequential reading and writing performance, even at very low queue depths., Outstanding 4K random writing performance, at low queue depths., Outstanding 4k random reading performance at very low,...

Nothing to mention.

As an operating system drive, the Samsung 850 Pro 1000GB SSD is pretty hard to fault. Performance is outstanding and the SSD proved to be very stable during the testing period. The new 3D V-NAND is a huge step in the right direction in my opinion....

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : bit-tech.net (bit-tech.net)

Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB Review

 
Jul, 2014

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Samsung SSD 850 Pro (128GB)

 

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the Samsung SSD 850 Pro.

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro has fast performance, high endurance -- you can write a lot of data to it before it becomes unreliable -- and its 2TB capacity is the highest on the market. The drive comes with a lot of useful features, including encryption,...

The drive is expensive compared with competing solid-state drives. The Samsung Magician software only works with Windows.

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market, but there are cheaper alternatives with similar performance.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Dong Ngo (cnet.com)

Samsung SSD 850 Pro review: Top-notch solid-state drive for a premium price

 

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro is the first solid-state drive on the market that uses the new 3D, vertical NAND flash memory to offer ultra-high endurance, top performance, a great set of features and the all-new 2TB capacity.

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro has fast performance, high endurance -- you can write a lot of data to it before it becomes unreliable -- and its 2TB capacity is the highest on the market. The drive comes with a lot of useful features, including encryption,...

The drive is expensive compared with competing solid-state drives. The Samsung Magician software only works with Windows.

The Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market, but there are cheaper alternatives with similar performance.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Jarred Walton (maximumpc.com)

Samsung 850 Pro 2TB Review

 

Samsung's 850 Pro set the standard for SATA SSDs when it launched; the latest update enables a whopping 2TB of capacity

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black
Internal: Yes
SSD form factor:2.5"

Operational conditions

Non-operating shock:1500
Non-operating vibration:20
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Other features

Internal:Y

Performance

Data Transfer Rate:6
Mean time between failures (MTBF):2000000
RAID support: Yes
Random read (4KB):100000
Random write (4KB):90000
Read speed:550
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
Security algorithms:256-bit AES
Sequential writing: Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:1024 / 128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
TBW rating:150
TRIM support: Yes
Write speed:470 / 520

Power

Power consumption (idle):0.4
Power consumption (read):2.8 / 3.5 / 4.5
Power consumption (write):3

Software

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Non-operating shock:1500
Non-operating vibration:20
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.85
Height :6.99
Weight:63.5
Width:10