Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD reviews

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+ This hard drive scores high on performance. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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9.5 out of 10 based on 50 reviews.
512GB Storage, SATA III See full product description

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Some customer reviews of Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD

Most helpful reviews

Chris, Cupar IT Professional

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Generally slightly faster computer when working, but mostly on bootup.
Bad points:
Samsung broke the drive with a firmware update. Lost lots of data, money and time.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/samsungssd850death
Overall rating 1.0
Performance 7.0
Reliability 1.0
Capacity 5.0
Value for money 1.0
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7 of 8 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 27 Dec 2014

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very fast, much better than a mechanical hard drive.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Performance 9.0
Reliability 9.0
Capacity 8.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Sep 2015

and , Truro music creation storage and

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Fast and also simple to set up and use
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Oct 2015

Steve, London PC gamer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
very fast looks cool
Bad points:
price
Overall rating 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Apr 2015

Stuart, Sittingbourne, Kent U.K. Retired

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Its easy to install, set up and fast at work.
Bad points:
Nope can't see any and I have 6
Overall rating 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Feb 2015

Andrew, Newcastle upon Tyne Gamer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy set up. Runs smoothly.
Bad points:
N/A
Overall rating 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 05 Oct 2015

Alistair, Oxford IT Professional

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
10 year manufacturer warranty.
Bad points:
migration of OS from old hard drive s may not work - there is no magic.. you may need to reinstall, no better than any other hard drive
Overall rating 9.0
Performance 9.0
Reliability 9.0
Capacity 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Jun 2015

Product Features

Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 512
Interface SATA III
Cache (MB) 550

Also known as: Samsung 850 Pro 512GB

 

Manufacturer's Description

The Samsung 850 PRO SSD redefines storage with the world’s first drive based on 3D VNAND flash, offering exceptional read/write performance, reliability and power management efficiency. The 850 Pro delivers up to 2x the speed, density and endurance of conventional flash.

Ultimate Read/Write Performance

Samsung’s 850 PRO, the world’s first 32 layer 3D V-NAND, provides up to 100K IOPS Random Read Speed and 470 MB/s Sequential Write speed and the option of enabling Samsung RAPID mode, which can kick up to even higher speeds. With up to 2x the speed and density of conventional 2D flash, you get the most speed available for gaming and real world performance

Enhanced Endurance and Reliability

With an industry-leading 10 year, 150 TBW warranty, the 850 PRO offers unbeatable reliability. When combined with the 850 PRO’s 256-bit AES Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) security technology, you can rely on your files being secure and available whenever you need them.

Efficient Power Management

Featuring a 4th generation MEX Controller, the 850 PRO offers one of the most energy-efficient drives on the market, using up to 50% less power than traditional hard drives. It has the lowest active write power consumption and supports device sleep mode, which lowers power consumption to under 2mW.

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