Samsung 860 EVO M.2 SATA III SSD, 500GB

MX70323 860 EVO M.2 SATA III SSD, 500GB
MX70323 860 EVO M.2 SATA III SSD, 500GB

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The 500GB M.2 SATA SSD You Can Trust


featureThe SSD You Trust
The Samsung 860 EVO SATA SSD is 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 860 SSD Series comes in a wide range of compatible form factors and capacities to suit all your storage needs.

Enhanced SATA III Performance1

Speeds are consistent, even under heavy workloads and multi-tasking, allowing for faster file transfers overall. This 500GB 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 size1 is upgraded from 12 GB to 78 GB.


Boost in Endurance

Up to 8x higher TBW (Terabytes Written)2 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 warranty3.

Smart Compatibility

Benefit from faster, more fluid communication with your host system. The refined ECC (Error Correction Code) Algorithm and a new MJX controller generate higher speeds, and the improved queued trim enhances Linux compatibility.

Multi 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 and advanced desktop Motherboards.

Samsung Magician Software

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 optimal performance.

Data Security
Better protect data by selecting security options. The 860 PRO supports AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption and is compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1667.


Make and Model Samsung EVO 860 M.2 SATA III SSD, 500GB
Part Number MZ-N6E500BW
Capacity 500GB
Formatted capacity is less due to O/S formatting, partitioning, applications, etc.
Form Factor M.2 2280
Interface SATA III
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
Random Writes: Up to 88,000 IOPS

4KB, QD1, Thread 1
Random Read: Up to 10,000 IOPS
Random Writes: Up to 42,000 IOPS

Controller Samsung MJX Controller
Flash Type V-NAND, 3bit MLC
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: 2.5W
Dimensions 80.2 x 22.1 x 2.3mm
Weight 81.7g
  1. Test system configuration: Intel Core i5-3550 CPU @ 3.3 GHz, 4 GB, OS - Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Chipset: ASUS P8H77-V.

    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 500 GB Models. Performance may vary based on SSD's firmware version and system hardware & configuration. Sequential write performance measurements are based on Intelligent TurboWrite technology. The TurboWrite buffer size is 22 GB for 500 GB models. For more information on the TurboWrite, please visit:

  2. Warrantied TBW for 500GB 860 EVO SSDs: 300 TBW.
  3. Manufacturer Limited Warranty is 5-years or 300TBW, whichever comes first. For more information on the warranty, please find the enclosed warranty statement in the package.