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Samsung 850 EVO MZ-N5E500BW 500 GB Internal Solid State Drive - SATA - M.2 Item # 989891
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The Samsung SSD 850 EVO elevates the everyday computing experience to a higher level of performance and endurance than was ever imagined. Powered by Samsung's unmatched V-NAND technology, no wonder the 850 EVO is the best-selling SSD for everyday computing. Designed for mainstream desktop PCs and laptops, the 850 EVO comes in a wide range of capacities and form factors.
|Compatible Bay||M.2 2280|
|hard drive type||Solid State Drive|
|Maximum Read Transfer Rate||540 MB/s|
|Maximum Write Transfer Rate||500 MB/s|
|Product Series||850 EVO|
|storage capacity||500 GB|
|warranty length||5-year limited|
|Weight (Approximate)||4.48 oz|
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|Product: SATA M.2||NAND Flash ||Sequential Read Speed |
|Sequential Write Speed ||AES Encryption |
Unlock Your Computer's PotentialSamsung's 850 EVO series SSD is the industry's #1 best-selling1 SSD and is perfect for everyday computing. Powered by Samsung's V-NAND technology, the 850 EVO transforms the everyday computing experience with optimized performance and endurance. Designed to fit desktop PCs, laptops, and ultrabooks, the 850 EVO comes in a wide range of capacities and form factors.1
Uncompromised PerformanceThe 850 EVO optimizes performance for your daily computing tasks, boasting sequential write speeds up to 520 MB/s with TurboWrite technology and sequential read speeds up to 540 MB/s. Plus, RAPID mode to further boost performance for up to 2x faster2 data processing speeds by utilizing unused PC memory as cache storage.
Guaranteed Endurance and ReliabilityThe Samsung 850 EVO maintains high performance, optimized endurance, AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption3 , Dynamic Thermal Guard, and a 5 year limited warranty****.
Multiple Form Factors for Almost Any NeedSamsung has designed the 850 EVO in multiple form factors with compatibility in mind. The 2.5-inch size is designed to fit most desktop PCs and laptops, while the SATA-based M.2 and mSATA are ideal for ultra-slim mobile computing.
User Reviews Top 10
great value m.2 ssdAuthor Name: Kulkiet
purchased it to replace 850 evo 250 gb i gave to friend.no problem with installation,performace is very good compare to other disk
Submission Time: 2017-05-01
Awesome SSD M.2Author Name: NelloTrops
Super high quality, was a breeze with samsung software to swap my drive for the EVO, one thing I noticed my computer is much faster, I had 256GB OEM in a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro when I installed this drive the computer response is even faster. Very pleased with this product.
Submission Time: 2017-02-03
easy to install, fast performanceAuthor Name: Geek1962
It took me 20 minutes from opening the case to booting the laptop. Once I ran the data migration software boot up took less than 1 minute, from power up to connected to the internet.
Submission Time: 2016-12-21
Installation in to Samsung Notebook 7 SpinAuthor Name: JoeVitz
This model is an i7 chip machine and designed/specs to have an additional SSD drive. Because of that, I would expect that the partnership between Samsung and Best Buy would have specific instructions on how to physically, and electronically install the additional drive. After a few attempts at phone calls and attempts at chat to get intelligence, I was directed to go to the Geek Squad. Geek Squad did not know how to correctly install and configure the drive either. A spent $150 to the Geek Squad to electronically get the drive running. After contacting MS Assure, it turns out that the SSD drive was not implemented correctly, and it took 3 hours with them to re-image the drive and configure it correctly. I would not change out this drive for anything. it is lightning fast as I said, but get guidance in advance from whoever is going to enable the drive. And then let it fly. it will!
Submission Time: 2016-12-16
Smokin'Author Name: Mascoma
This was so easy to install, Up and going is just a few minutes. Data just fly's back and forth, Now I can't use the ole " it's still coping" line.
Submission Time: 2016-11-22
great upgrade for my laptopAuthor Name: gmar
My laptop's performance was greatly improved after installing this SSD. Extremely easy to install and Samsung provides with great cloning software to help you clone your existing hard drive. Could not be more happy with it!
Submission Time: 2016-09-07
Great productAuthor Name: Shredah66
Had no issues at all shipping , install, went easy and works great !
Submission Time: 2016-08-19
Best M.2 AHCIAuthor Name: arnabdt
Based on current market of SSD, this is the best M.2 AHCI ssd money can buy. With latest intel skull canyon I get full speed specified by Samsung. Happy that Samsung has 1TB version available if I need more space. If your motherboard or BIOS support NVMe then you should get 950 pro. I highly recommend this SSD.
Submission Time: 2016-08-03
Outstanding, First-Rate Performance, Reliability, and ValueAuthor Name: mej1190
I am a professional aerospace engineer for hardware and software. as such, my work challenges my development hardware often up to and beyond the published specs. these evo ssd's of which i currently have 10 in constant use have provided me with the ability to compile, store, manipulate data in truly an outstanding and highly reliable fashion for a large, complex, and interrelated cross-platform project that involves all the latest windows, mac, and linux servers and their companion workstations. from machine language to c/c++ to c# to java, to sql, to html5 and some proprietary systems i have enjoyed a development lab that is virtually quiet and certainly cooler than when my equipment used rotational storage devices. i have taken the time to compare the speed between my older development and the current setups. i have re-compiled and compared the overall completion times and find that in every (my specific) case my overall time to completion is simply faster even on some of my older, much slower processors. i heartily recommend these units to even the most casual user. i have a batch of the (even faster) EVO 512's coming for an extension of the current development and am expecting to be even more pleased with these Samsung products. (not sure this is appropriate but i have tested other manufacturer's products and have chosen Samsung for the final production deliveries).
Submission Time: 2016-07-01
This SSD 850 Evo has great speed!Author Name: DVPH
Samsung has SSD Data Migration and it's easy to use. I clone my Windows 10 with ease. So far so so good.
Submission Time: 2016-04-02
- 1 Based on 2015 NPD reported revenue in the US
- 2 Compared to same drive w/out RAPID enabled
- 3 AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption is compliant with advanced security management solutions, such as IEEE® 1667 and TCG™ Opal.