Product Comparison: Intel 545s vs Samsung 860 EVO

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General Specifications
860 EVO
About the Product
Replace your HDD with an Intel® SSD 545s Series and accelerate your computer performance immediately. With performance faster than an HDD, you'll see quicker boot-ups, more responsive applications, and faster file transfers for less waiting and more doing.
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
550 Mb/s
550 Mb/s
Write Speed
500 Mb/s
520 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Intel 545s Solid State Drive
  • This thing maxes out the SATA interface! Fast, low latency, excellent.
  • Great drives, I've bought loads of these. Fast and reliable.
  • Great product. Very fast. I like it!
  • I am pleasantly surprised with how fast this drive is.
  • Fast. Legendary Intel reliability. Great value for size.
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.
3.95 in.
3.94 in.
2.75 in.
2.75 in.
1.51 oz.
1.8 oz.
Form Factor
Memory Chip Type
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit, IEEE-1667, TCG Opal
Reliable Quality, Boost PC Performance, Easy Upgrade or Install, Industry Leading Innovation, High Endurance Technology, Intel Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology
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"
Intel 545s Solid State Drive
  • It's super easy to install and set up was a breeze using Intel's licensed Acronis transfer solution.
  • I drop this baby in a MacBook Pro mid 2012 and it’s rocking. OSX installed just fine.
  • Didn't need any adapter, spacer to install it. It fit perfectly and the LT ran like never before.
  • Was easy to install and copy over data from the original HDD.
  • Easy installation and great speed. The SSD was acting funny right after installing the OS.
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
5 year(s)
5 year(s)
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