Samsung 860 PRO 256GB SATA SSD Review JReynolds .

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 860 PRO 256GB SATA SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 860 PRO).
The Samsung 860 PRO is the successor to Samsung’s very successful 850 PRO.
The Samsung 860 PRO uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer, V-NAND 2bit MLC technology, and the newly designed MJX controller. It is available in three form factors – 2.5 inch, M.2 2280, and mSATA.
It will be interesting to see how the Samsung the 860 PRO compares to the Samsung 860 EVO, which recently set new records for an SATA drive in many of our tests.
Let the battle of 2 bit, MLC NAND (the 860 PRO) versus 3 bit, TLC NAND with clever SLC Write Cache technology (the 860 EVO) commence…

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 860 PRO 256GB SATA SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 860 PRO).
The Samsung 860 PRO is the successor to Samsung’s very successful 850 PRO.
The Samsung 860 PRO uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer, V-NAND 2bit MLC technology, and the newly designed MJX controller. It is available in three form factors – 2.5 inch, M.2 2280, and mSATA.
It will be interesting to see how the Samsung the 860 PRO compares to the Samsung 860 EVO, which recently set new records for an SATA drive in many of our tests.
Let the battle of 2 bit, MLC NAND (the 860 PRO) versus 3 bit, TLC NAND with clever SLC Write Cache technology (the 860 EVO) commence…

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Samsung 860 PRO 256GB SATA SSD Review

Posted 05 February 2018 14:26 CET by Jeremy Reynolds

 

 

Review: Samsung 860 PRO SATA 256GB

Reviewed by: J.Reynolds

Provided by:  Samsung

Firmware:  RVM01B6Q

 

 

Introduction

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Samsung 860 PRO 256GB SATA SSD (hereafter referred to as the Samsung 860 PRO).

The Samsung 860 PRO is the successor to Samsung’s very successful 850 PRO.

The Samsung 860 PRO uses Samsung’s latest 64 layer, V-NAND 2bit MLC technology, and the newly designed MJX controller.

It will be interesting to see how the Samsung the 860 PRO compares to the Samsung 860 EVO, which recently set new records for an SATA drive in many of our tests.

Let the battle of 2 bit, MLC NAND (the 860 PRO) versus 3 bit, TLC NAND with clever SLC Write Cache technology (the 860 EVO) commence…

 

Packaging

To get started let’s have a look at the Samsung 860 PRO’s packaging –

Market Positioning and Specification

This is how Samsung positions their 860 PRO –

 

Here is Samsung’s specification for the 860 PRO –

 


Now let’s head to the next page, to look at my approach to testing Client SSDs…..