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.
Enhanced SATA III Performance
Speeds are consistent, even under heavy workloads and multi-tasking allowing for faster file transfer. The 860 EVO performs at sequential read speeds up to 550 MB/s* with Intelligent TurboWrite technology, and sequential write speeds up to 520 MB/s. The TurboWrite buffer size** is upgraded from 12 GB to 78 GB.
Test System Configuration:
Intel Core i5-3550 CPU @ 3.3 GHz, 4 GB, OS - Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Chipset: ASUS P8H77-V.
*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 I0meter 1.1.0. The sequential write performances are Intelligent TurboWrite region are 300 MB/s for 250/500 GB and 500 MB/s for 1 TB.
**The Turbo Write Buffer size is 12 GB for the 250GB model.
- 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
Up to 8x higher TBW (Terabytes Written)* than the 850 EVO. Feel secure storing and rendering large sized 4K videos and 3D data used by the latest applications. The Samsung 860 EVO with V-NAND technology is backed by a 5-year limited warranty.8*
* Warrantied TBW for 860 EVO: 150 TBW for 250 GB model, 300 TBW for 500 GB model, 600 TBW for 1 TB model, 1,200 TBW for 2 TB model and 2,400 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.
Benefit from faster, more fluid communication with your host system. The refined ECC (Error corection Code) Algorithm and a new MJX controller generate higher speeds, and the improved queued trim enhances Linux compatibility.
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 M.2 SATA III SSD, 250GB|
Formatted capacity is less due to O/S formatting, partitioning, applications, etc.
|Form Factor||M.2 2280|
|Sequential Bandwidth||Sequential Reads: Up to 550 MB/sec
Sequential Writes: Up to 520 MB/sec
|Random IOPS||4KB, QD32, Thread 4
Random Reads: Up to 97,000 IOPS
4KB, QD1, Thread 1
|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)
|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||80.0 x 22.1 x 2.29mm|