Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5inch SSD

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  • SATA 6Gb/s SSD for Client PCs
  • Samsung 32 layer 3D V-NAND
  • 2.5 inch form factor
  • Sequential Read: Max. 540 MB/s
  • Sequential Write**: Max. 520 MB/s

Product Description

Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5inch SSD

Untap your computer's potential

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.



Uncompromised performance

The 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 further boosts performance for up to 2x faster data processing speeds on a system level by utilizing unused PC memory as cache storage.

Guaranteed endurance and reliability

The Samsung 850 EVO maintains high performance and enhanced endurance, and provides a limited warranty of 5 years or 75 to 300 terabytes written (TBW). For security, the 850 EVO is equipped with an AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption engine which does not cause any performance degradation and is compliant with advanced security management solutions, such as IEEE® 1667 and TCG™ Opal. Plus, Dynamic Thermal Guard protects it from overheating.

Capacities range up to 4 TB

More variety gives you more options that are just right for your needs. Samsung offers the 850 EVO in a full range of capacities up to 4 TB - the industry's first 4 TB SSD for client PCs, which enables you to store more data on a single SSD.

Multiple form factors for almost any need

Samsung has designed the 850 EVO in multiple form factors to fit a variety of computers. You may choose among the 2.5-inch size for desktop PCs and laptops, and the SATA-based M.2 or the mSATA for ultra-slim computing applications.

Technical Specifications

  • Usage Application - Client PCs
  • Capacity - 500GB
  • Dimensions (LxWxH) - 100 x 69.85 x 6.8 (mm)
  • Interface - SATA 6Gb/s (compatible with SATA 3Gb/s and SATA 1.5Gb/s)
  • Form Factor - 2.5 inch
  • Controller - Samsung MGX controller
  • NAND Flash Memory - Samsung 32 layer 3D V-NAND
  • DRAM Cache Memory - 512MB


  • Sequential Read: Max. 540 MB/s
  • Sequential Write**: Max. 520 MB/s
  • 4KB Random Read (QD1): Max. 10,000 IOPS
  • 4KB Random Write(QD1): Max. 40,000 IOPS
  • 4KB Random Read(QD32): Max. 98,000 IOPS(500GB)
  • 4KB Random Write(QD32): Max. 90,000 IOPS(500GB)

Data Security

  • AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption (FDE)
  • TCG/Opal V2.0, Encrypted Drive(IEEE1667)
  • Weight Max. - 66g (1TB)
  • Reliability - MTBF: 1.5 million hours
  • TBW - 120/250GB: 75TBW - 500GB/1TB: 150 TBW

Power Consumption

  • Active Read/Write (Average): Max. 3.7W(1TB) / Max. 4.4W(1TB)
  • Idle: Max. 50mW
  • Device Sleep: 2mW(120/250/500GB), 4mW(1TB)

Supporting features

  • TRIM(Required OS support)
  • Garbage Collection
  • S.M.A.R.T
  • Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB
  • Warranty statement
  • Installation guide
  • Software CD

Technical Specification

Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5inch SSD


Features Hardware Full Disk Encryption (FDE), TRIM support, Garbage Collection technology, DRAM cache, DevSleep mode, 3D V-NAND Technology, TurboWrite Technology, Low Power DDR2 SDRAM Cache, Samsung MGX Controller, S.M.A.R.T., 256-bit AES, IEEE 1667
Device Type Solid state drive - internal
Capacity 500 GB
Hardware Encryption Yes
Form Factor 2.5"
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Buffer Size 512 MB
Width 69.85 mm
Depth 100 mm
Height 6.8 mm

Expansion & Connectivity

Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 2.5"
Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bay 2.5"


Power Consumption 50 mW (idle) ¦ 2 mW (sleep)

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 5 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 5 years


SSD Endurance 150 TB
Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 540 MBps (read) / 520 MBps (write)
4KB Random Read 98000 IOPS
4KB Random Write 90000 IOPS


MTBF 1,500,000 hours

Software & System Requirements

Software Included Samsung Magician Software, Samsung Data Migration

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 70 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 95% (non-condensing)
Shock Tolerance (non-operating) 1500 g @ 0.5 ms half-sine pulse
Vibration Tolerance (non-operating) 20 g @ 20-2000 Hz

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