Product Comparison: Samsung 850 PRO vs Samsung 860 PRO

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General Specifications
850 PRO
860 PRO
About the Product
The Samsung 850 PRO SSD redefines storage with the drive based on 3D VNAND flash, offering enhanced read/write performance, reliability and power management efficiency. The 850 PRO delivers up to 2x the speed, density and endurance of conventional flash.
The Samsung SSD 860 PRO is the new Samsung’s Client-PC SATA SSDs, specially designed for high-end computing devices. The new Samsung SSD 860 PRO drives achieve top class performance for SATA SSDs, offering improvements in speed, reliability, and compatibility.
Key Specs
1000 GB
1000 GB
Read Speed
550 Mb/s
560 Mb/s
Write Speed
520 Mb/s
530 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Samsung 850 PRO 1TB 2.5 inch SATA III Solid State Drive
  • if you like your laptop but you need extra space and more speed, you should definitely get this.
  • Very fast. Software (samsung magician) good and improves speed.
  • This is an excellent SSD with incredible speed.
  • So far, it has turned my laptop into a speed machine and brought out the best in Windows 10.
  • Wow, What a difference in speed! Very quick.
Samsung 860 PRO 1 TB SATA 2.5 Inch Internal Solid State Drive
  • My God this thing is fast, windows 7 fully boots in about 15 seconds and opening programs is almost instant.
  • In general all the apps and the boot up of the OS are really more faster.
  • Not cheap but impressive reliability figures and super fast, I'm really happy with the upgrade.
  • My laptop fly's with this SSD. Good speed.
  • Use this as my main drive for booting - very fast.
Size & Weight
0.27 in.
0.27 in.
3.94 in.
3.93 in.
2.75 in.
2.75 in.
2.2 oz.
2.11 oz.
Form Factor
Memory Chip Type
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit, TCG Opal, IEEE-1667
AES 256-bit, IEEE-1667, TCG Opal
Efficient Power Management, Enhanced Endurance, Extended Data Security, Dynamic Thermal Guard Protection, One-stop Install Navigator, Enhanced RAPID mode, Management software
Enhanced performance, Fierce endurance, Smart compatibility, Management software, Performance benchmark, Data security
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung 850 PRO 1TB 2.5 inch SATA III Solid State Drive
  • Fast, easy to install, good software and promise of long life.
  • Installation was fast and effortless using the samsung software supplied.
  • Installed windows in 20 minutes with all drivers. Is thery Fast and Easy to install.
  • Great product and easy to install.
  • Easy to install and works a dream.
Samsung 860 PRO 1 TB SATA 2.5 Inch Internal Solid State Drive
  • I replaced a 500GB HDD with this 1TB SSD. Good SATA connect.
  • Fastest real world SATA SSD I've used, better reliability specs for peace of mind.
  • Its fast and reliable, and my laptop stay a little longer on battery.
  • The 2.5in SATA form factor works well with the Dell 2.5in to 3.5in adapters that fit into the existing drive caddies.
  • Having bought this I realized that the performance is limited by the SATA Interface.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
10 year(s)
5 year(s)
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