Product Comparison: Gigabyte UD PRO vs Samsung 860 EVO

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General Specifications
860 EVO
About the Product
GIGABYTE UD PRO series SSDs adopt 3D TLC NAND flash, which has higher bit capacity, R/W speed performance, endurance and reliability compared to 2D TLC flash. Moreover, with an optimized controller and firmware, GIGABYTE UD PRO series SSDs provide excellent performance for a smooth PC experience.
The newest edition to the world’s best-selling SATA SSD series, the Samsung 860 EVO. Specially designed for mainstream PCs and laptops, with the latest V-NAND and a robust algorithm-based controller, this fast and reliable SSD comes in a wide range of compatible form factors and capacities.
Key Specs
512 GB
1000 GB
Read Speed
530 Mb/s
550 Mb/s
Write Speed
500 Mb/s
520 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Gigabyte UD PRO 512GB SATA SSD
  • Lightning fast boots and faster than average loading times.
  • Awesome price and awesome product! Good speed.
  • Excellent, fast, and noteworthy service.
  • Great speed on a nicely priced SSD.
  • I have no complaints very fast and easy to install!
Samsung 860 EVO SATA 2.5-inch Internal SSD
  • The boot time is ridiculously fast and the whole thing feels like a new machine.
  • My games are super fast to load in now. Significantly less stutter and lagging means im getting more fps than before.
  • Works great. Really fast starting up the games (specifically Ark and Space Engineers) and no time outs!
  • I bought several of these for storage of data that needed to be used on several workstations, they are fast, easy to use and seem like an excellent option.
  • The drive works as expected, i.e. delivers the advertised speeds, and after 3 few weeks use is reliable.
Size & Weight
0.27 in.
0.27 in.
3.93 in.
3.94 in.
2.75 in.
2.75 in.
3.2 oz.
1.8 oz.
Form Factor
Memory Chip Type
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit, IEEE-1667, TCG Opal
Industry Leading 3D NAND Flash, Shock resistant up, Vibration Resistance, External DDR3L SDRAM Cache, SSD Tool Box
S.M.A.R.T. Support, Trim Support, WWN Support, Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm, Device Sleep Mode Support, Samsung MJX Controller
What customers say about "Features"
Gigabyte UD PRO 512GB SATA SSD
  • The drive itself was easy to install and worked without any required setup or something like that.
  • Great upgrade or for new systems. Easy to install.
  • Very good product. Easy to install, fast and works as advertised.
  • Easy to instal, great upgrade and super fast.
  • Started slowing down imensly. Programs took 10 minutes to launch. Finally Blue Screened and wouldn’t boot.
Samsung 860 EVO SATA 2.5-inch Internal SSD
  • The difference with HDD is simply amazing, very fast!
  • Excellent SSD. Installed inside my 27 inch late 2013 iMac and it has decreased the start up time from 2 min 15 seconds to just 30 seconds!
  • Easy to install as I was only replacing an existing drive.
  • Worked straight out of the box for a clean Windows 10 install.
  • Installation was easier than expected and the hard drive works incredibly well.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
5 year(s)
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