Samsung 850 Pro MZ-7KE256BW 256 GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive Item # 817816
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Designed for high-end computing on client PCs, our 256GB 850 PRO Solid State Drive (SSD) is powered by Samsung's own 3D V-NAND technology which delivers higher density and faster write speed compared with traditional 20nm planar NAND flash.
|Compatibility||Operating System(s):Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit); Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit); Windows Vista SP1 and above; Windows XP SP2 and above; Windows Server 2008 (32-bit/64-bit); Windows Server 2003 with SP2 and above (32-bit/64-bit)|
|Device Supported||Notebook; Desktop PC|
|Features||Native Command Queuing (NCQ); TRIM Command; Multi-level Cell Flash; Low Power Consumption|
|hard drive type||solid state drive|
|hard drive width||2.5 in.|
|maximum data transfer rate||768 MB/s (6 Gbit/s)|
|Maximum Read Transfer Rate||550 MB/s|
|Maximum Write Transfer Rate||520 MB/s|
|Product Series||850 Pro|
|Random 4KB Read||100000IOPS|
|Random 4KB Write||90000IOPS|
|storage capacity||256 GB|
|warranty length||10-year limited|
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|Product: 2.5" SATA III||NAND Flash||Sequential Read Speed: Up to 550|
|Sequential Write Speed: Up to 520||AES Encryption|
Enhanced EnduranceWith twice the endurance of the previous model1 , the 850 PRO will keep working as long as you do. Samsung's V-NAND technology is built to handle a minimum of 150 Terabytes Written (TBW) over the lifetime of the drive, which equates to a 40 GB daily read/write workload over a 10-year period. Plus, it comes with the industry's top-level ten-year limited warranty.
Enhanced RAPID ModeYou can kick up the read/write performance when you need it with Samsung RAPID mode. Just like shifting gears in a car, Magician software gives you the option to enhance performance by processing data using unused PC memory (DRAM) as a cache, providing 1.8 times faster performance in the RAPID mode2 .
V-NANDSamsung's flash memory is fabricated using an innovative 3D V-NAND architecture, which stacks 32 cell layers on top of one another. The result is higher density and higher performance using a smaller footprint and a breakthrough in overcoming the density limits of conventional planar NAND.
End-to-end Integration SolutionThe Samsung 850 PRO uses 100% Samsung designed and manufactured components. Because Samsung has intimate knowledge of every component and its parts, it can fine-tune them at each stage of development to ensure they work perfectly together. The result – enhanced performance, lower power consumption with the Samsung LPDDR2 DRAM cache memory and improved energy-efficiency with the Samsung 3-core MEX controller.
Dynamic Thermal Guard ProtectionThe 850 PRO includes Dynamic Thermal Guard protection, which sustains performance while minimizing the risk of overheating. This feature monitors and maintains the drive's optimal operating temperature with a throttle feature that automatically drops the SSD's temperature to protect your data while ensuring the responsiveness you expect.
One-stop Install NavigatorUsing its One-stop Install Navigator software, you can migrate all your data and applications from your SSD or HDD to the 850 PRO quickly and easily. The Auto Install guide navigates you through a simple three-step point-and-click process. Plus, you can conveniently setup, monitor, manage and maintain your 850 PRO with Samsung Magician software, which features tools to help you maximize performance, including benchmarking, advanced OS optimization, disk health status tracking and over-provisioning (OP) settings.
Efficient Power ManagementThe efficient design of the 850 PRO enables you work longer and more productively. Boasting the lowest power consumption of any SSD when in standby or full use, the 850 PRO uses less energy while maintaining class-leading performance. The 850 PRO fully supports Device Sleep mode for Ultrabook™, consuming only 2 milliwats (2mw) of power in its ultra low power state. Plus, its low power DDR2 cache memory provides high performance while consuming up to 30 percent less power when active and up to 93 percent less power when idle than typical DDR2 or DDR3 memory.
Extended Data SecurityProtect your PCs hardware and personal data when you take your laptop on the road with the 850 PRO's Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) technology. The drive includes an AES-256-bit hardware-based, full disk encryption engine that secures your data without the performance loss often experienced with software-based encryption. The 850 PRO's advanced security complies with the TCG™ Opal v2.0 standard and is compatible with the Microsoft® eDrive IEEE® 1667 protocol. Plus, you can quicklyerase data or sanitize your drive with the crypto erase feature.
Ultimate Read/Write PerformancePowered by Samsung's cutting-edge 3D V-NAND technology, the NAND flash memory delivers class-leading read and write performance for both sequential and random workloads.
- 1 840 PRO: 73 TBW > 850 PRO: 150 TBW
- 2 PCMark Vantage score (512 GB): 53K vs/ 97K(in RAPID mode)