Samsung has announced the expansion of product lines SSD 850 Evo and 850 Pro models with a volume of 2 TB. To upgrade using these SSD holders will MacBook Pro without the Retina display, as well as compact desktop Mac mini and iMac monoblocks.
Replenishment of the family of Samsung drives have the same characteristics as the previously presented options with a capacity of 120 GB, 250 GB, 500 GB and 1 TB. However, the ability to store additional data volume will have to pay a lot: the 850 Evo 2TB will cost $800, and the suggested retail price version of the 850 Pro is $1000.
New items are 2.5-inch SSD with a height of 7 mm, suitable for installation in PC. In future it is expected that the output of the models formats mSATA and M. 2. Having the same power consumption and encryption support model Pro are a little more productive compared to the Evo.
Device line 850 Evo delivers speed up to 90 000 operations I / o per second (IOPS) random write data in blocks of 4 KB and up to 98 000 IOPS in read-only mode. Maximum speed reading and writing are stated at 540 and 520 MB/s respectively.
The similar parameters of the representatives of the line 850 Pro looks somewhat better performance on reads and writes — 100 000 and 90 000 IOPS, and the maximum speed of reading and writing — 550 and 520 MB/s respectively. Vary the terms of the guarantee and resource (TBW): 150 TB and 5 years, respectively, for the model 850 Evo and 300 TB and 10 years for the 850 Pro.
By the way, this is not the first drives of 2 TB, which go on sale. However, previous models, like the Intel DC P3600 was designed for data centers and cost $4000. So the proposal by the South Korean brand is a first for the consumer market.