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Samsung SSD 850 PRO (256GB)
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Launch SRP S$329
Latest Price From S$289

Samsung SSD 850 PRO (256GB)


Overall rating 9/10Editor's Choice

The SSD 850 PRO is Samsung's newest flagship consumer SSD and it is also the first consumer SSD in the world to use 3D V-NAND.


Performance:
9.5
Features:
8
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Tremendous all-round performance
10-year warranty
Breakthrough NAND technology
Easy-to-use Samsung Magician utility
THE BAD
Performance hampered by SATA interface
No accessories
Pricey but justifiable

Product Specification

SSD Capacity 256GB
Flash Memory Type 40nm MLC 3D V-NAND
Controller Samsung MEX
Onboard Cache 512MB LPDDR2
Advertised Sequential Read/Write Speeds
  • Sequential read: 550MB/s
  • Sequential write: 520MB/s
Advertised Random Read/Write Speeds
  • Random read: Up to 100k IOPS
  • Random write: Up to 90k IOPS
SSD Format 2.5-inch, 7mm z-height