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  • MX70318 860 EVO 2.5" SATA III 2.5in SSD, 500GB
  • MX70318 860 EVO 2.5" SATA III 2.5in SSD, 500GB
  • MX70318 860 EVO 2.5" SATA III 2.5in SSD, 500GB
  • MX70318 860 EVO 2.5" SATA III 2.5in SSD, 500GB

860 EVO 2.5" SATA III 2.5in SSD, 500GB

Product Info

The SSD You Trust


The newest edition to the world's best-selling* SATA SSD series, 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.

* Sources: NPD Group report based on dollar sales (US data from Jan. 2015 to Oct. 2017) and GfK report based on dollar sales (EU5 data from Jan. 2015 to Sep. 2017, China data from Jan. 2016 to Sep. 2017).

Optimal SATA III Performance

Speeds are more consistent, even with heavy workloads and multi-tasks.* The 860 EVO performs at sequential writes up to 520 MB/s** with Intelligent TurboWrite technology, and sequential reads up to 550 MB/s. The TurboWrite buffer size*** varies from 12 GB to 78 GB for faster file transfer. Sequential reads up to 550 MB/s Sequential writes up to 520 MB/s. The TurboWrite buffer size* is upgraded from 12 GB to 78 GB.

* As compared to Samsung 850 EVO.

** Performance may vary based on SSD's firmware version and system hardware & configuration. Sequential write performance measurements are based on Intelligent TurboWrite technology. Sequential performance measurements based on CrystalDiskMark v.5.0.2 and IOmeter 1.1.0. The sequential write performances after Intelligent TurboWrite region are 300 MB/s for 250 / 500 GB and 500 MB/s for 1 TB. Test system configuration: Intel Core i5-3550 CPU @ 3.3 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz 4 GB, OS – Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Chipset: ASUS P8H77-V

*** The TurboWrite buffer size varies based on the capacity of the SSD‡ 12 GB for 250 GB model, 22 GB for 500 GB model, 42 GB for 1 TB model and 78 GB for 2 / 4 TB. For more information on the TurboWrite, please visit www.samsungssd.com.


  • Management Software
    Samsung Magician software is designed to help you manage your SSD with a simple and intuitive user interface
  • Firmware Update
    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
    Protect data by selecting security options. The 860 EVO supports AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption and is compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1667

Boost in Endurance

Safely store and render large sized 4K videos and 3D data used by the latest applications, up to 8x higher TBW (Terabytes Written)* than the previous 850 EVO. The latest V-NAND technology gives you up to 2400 TBW, or is backed by a 5-year limited warranty, whichever comes first.

* 2400 Terabytes Written 5 Year Warranty. Warrantied TBW for 860 EVO: 150 TBW for 250 GB model, 300 TBW for 500 GB model, 600 TBW for 1 TB model, 1200 TBW for 2 TB model and 2400 TBW for 4 TB model. ** 5-years or TBW, whichever comes first. For more information on the warranty, please find the enclosed warranty statement in the package.

Smart Compatibility

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*. Our advanced engineering makes the 860 EVO more compatible with your computing system.

* As compared to 850 EVO

** 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.



Make and Model Samsung 860 EVO 2.5in SATA III SSD
Part Number MZ-76E500B/AM
Capacity 500GB
Formatted capacity is less due to O/S formatting, partitioning, applications, etc.
Form Factor 2.5"
Interface SATA III
(SATA 6 Gb/s Interface, compatible with SATA 3 Gb/s & SATA 1.5 Gb/s interface)
Sequential Bandwidth Sequential Reads: Up to 550 MB/sec
Sequential Writes: Up to 520 MB/sec
Random IOPS 4KB, QD32
Random Reads: Up to 98,000 IOPS
4KB, QD1
Random Reads: Up to 10,000 IOPS
Cache Memory 512 MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM
Controller Samsung MJX Controller
Flash Type V-NAND, 3bit MLC
AES Encryption AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0)
TCG Opal (IEEE1667) Family Spec and eDrive
Garbage Collection Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm
Data Security AES 256 bit Encryption (Class 0)
TCG / Opal, IEEE1667 (Encrypted Drive)
TRIM Support Yes
S.M.A.R.T. Support Yes
Reliability MTBF: 1.5 Million Hours
Temperature Operating: 0 ~ 70° C
Shock 1,500G for 0.5ms (Half Sine Wave)
Power Maximum: 4.0W (Burst Mode)
Average: 2.2W Typical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 100 x 69.9 x 6.8 mm
Weight Approx. 50g