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Samsung 850 Pro 512GB

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB
alaScore 97

8 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Samsung 850 Pro 512GB. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Samsung 850 Pro 512GB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 8 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

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Expert review by: Michael Nguyen (

Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Review


The revolution has arrived. Up to the release of the Samsung 850 PRO, the most common strategy was to shrink the die to increase higher bit densities in order to reduce cost and while offering higher capacity. Shrinking a planar layout can only take...


Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Orestis Bastounis (

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB review


Samsung's new flagship SSD is simply superb

High IOPS rating ; Superb overall performance ; Improved endurance ; Slick Magician software ; Ten-year warranty

Not cheap

Scores in depth The 850 Pro is Samsung's new flagship consumer SSD, and the follow-up to the wildly popular 840 Pro, which was one of the best performing SSDs money could buy when it launched in September 2012. We're reviewing the 512GB model here...

Jul, 2014

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB


An SSD crammed with innovation. Does it deliver in benchmarks?

Stonking benchmark results ; Generous warranty ; Great endurance rating

Relatively high price ; No extras included

Samsung’s drive impresses with an endurance rating of 150TB. That’s superb: other high-end drives, such as Intel’s 730 Series and the SanDisk Extreme Pro aren’t rated only for beyond 100TB.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (

Samsung 850 Pro 256GB review


The market-leading Samsung uses innovative memory chips to devastating effect

Is there any chance any of these SSDs could be used as external storage with TRIM support?

Dec, 2014

Expert review by: Kenny Yeo (

Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB - A Game Changer in the Making


The Samsung SSD 850 PRO is a milestone because it is the first consumer SSD to use 3D Vertical NAND, a special type of NAND memory invented by Samsung to overcome the shortcomings of traditional NAND architecture. Why is it important and how does this ...

Tremendous all-round performance; 10-year warranty; Breakthrough NAND technology; Easy-to-use Samsung Magician utility

Performance hampered by SATA interface; No accessories; Pricey but justifiable

Jul, 2014