Samsung Electronics has launched a new solid state drive (SSD) 850 PRO, offers new breed of performance for solid state drives and will be available across 53 markets from this month.
Based on Samsung’s proprietary V-NAND technology, Samsung 850 PRO will be available in 128 gigabyte (GB), 256GB, 512GB and 1 terabyte (TB) storage capacities.
The new SSD delivers speed and exceptional endurance, offering the highest level of performance among SSDs using the SATA III (6Gb/s) interface.
Its sequential read performance reaches up to 550 megabytes per second (MB/s), with write performance of up to 520MB/s. Random read performance is up to 100,000 input/output operations-per-second (IOPS), with write speeds of up to 90,000 IOPS.
The drive also offers a Dynamic Thermal Guard feature, which maintains ambient temperature while operating and prevents potential data loss from overheating.
“With the new 850 PRO V-NAND SSD, Samsung is introducing the next major evolution of SSD technology, taking the lead in delivering high-density SSDs with outstanding endurance, performance and energy efficiency,” said Unsoo Kim, senior vice president, Samsung Electronics.