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Samsung 860 Pro 1TB SATA III SSD Review (Page 2)

By Jon Coulter from Jan 23, 2018 @ 9:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 98%Manufacturer: Samsung

Samsung 860 Pro 1TB SATA III SSD

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The 860 Pro ships in an attractive red and black themed box. There is an image of the enclosed drive on the front. The drive's capacity, V-NAND and SATA interface are advertised here.

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The rear of the packaging advertises the drive's 5-year limited warranty.

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Included with the drive is a printed installation guide.

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The top and sides of the drive's enclosure is made cast aluminum.

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The bottom of the drives enclosure is formed from sheet aluminum. There is a manufacturers' label that lists the particulars of the SSD.

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The enclosure is held together with three pentalobe screws, two of which are located under the label on the back of the drive's enclosure. The small PCB is held in position by two locator pins.

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This side of the PCB houses Samsung's MJX controller, a DDR4 DRAM cache package and two of the drive's four 256GB V-NAND packages.

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This side of the PCB houses two of the drive's four 256GB V-NAND packages.

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A close-in view of the drive's major components.

PRICING: You can find the product discussed for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:

USUnited States: The Samsung 850 PRO - 1TB - 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-7KE1T0BW) retails for $545.99 at Amazon.com

UKUnited Kingdom: The Samsung 850 PRO 1 TB 2.5 inch SATA III Solid State Drive retails for £260.00 at Amazon.co.uk

CACanada: The Samsung 860 Pro 1TB SATA III SSD retails for $ CAD at Amazon.ca

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