Samsung Launches 860 PRO, 860 EVO Solid State Drives in India Starting at Rs 8,750

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Samsung India today announced the launch of 860 PRO and 860 EVO solid state drives (SSDs), the latest additions to the company’s SATA interface lineup. 860 PRO and 860 EVO are aimed at consumers who require SSDs from everyday computing to heavy workloads and graphic-intensive operations. Building on the launch of the 850 PRO and 850 EVO – the industry’s first consumer SSDs with Vertical-NAND technology – the 860 PRO and 860 EVO offer enhancements in speed, compatibility as well as capacity.

“The fast, enduring performance of the 860 PRO is designed for creators, IT professionals, and gamers using workstations, NAS, or high-end computing” said Sukesh Jain, Vice President, IT & Mobile Enterprise Business, Samsung India.

To cater to ever-increasing file sizes in the form of high-resolution photos and 4K videos, Samsung’s 860 PRO and 860 EVO support up to 560 MB/s read and 530 MB/s write speeds and offer an upgraded five-year limited warranty, or up to 4,800 terabytes written (TBW) for the 860 PRO and up to 2,400 TBW for the 860 EVO. The new MJX controller also enables faster communication with the host system. Samsung claims that the controller is powerful enough to handle workstation storage, while improving Linux operating system compatibility.

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The 860 PRO is available in 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities, with the 4TB memory storage holding up to 114 hours and 30 minutes of 4K Ultra HD video. The 860 PRO is available in a 2.5-inch form factor, ideal for PCs, laptops, workstations and NAS.

The 860 EVO comes in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities, in a 2.5-inch for PCs and laptops, as well as mSATA and M.2 form factors for ultra-slim computing applications. The 860 EVO has up to six times longer sustained performance than its predecessor due to enhanced Intelligent TurboWrite technology, with read and write speeds of up to 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s, respectively.

The 860 PRO and 860 EVO SSDs are available from this month with manufacturer’s suggested retail prices starting at Rs 12,200 and Rs 8,750, respectively.

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