Samsung SSD 850 Pro 128 GB Review

Here are the SSD specs according to the manufacturer …

Manufacturer Samsung
Article number MZ-7KE128
Capacity 128 GB (NAND)
Interface SATA3 6 GB/s
Cache 256 MB LPDDR2
Controller Samsung MEX S4LN045X01-8030
Flash Type Samsung 40nm 3D V-NAND MLC – Multi-Level-Cell
Size 2.5″ (100 x 70 x 6.8mm)
Weight approx. 70 grams
Speed Read up to 520MB/s up to 470MB/s write
MTBF 2 million hours to 80 TBW (Tera Bytes Written), which corresponds to 82 GB per day for over 5 years.
Miscellaneous SMART Support – Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology, TRIM, Garbage Collection, 256-Bit AES-Encryption (FDE), TCG Opal 2.0 compliant firmware.

Here is a screenshot of the CrystalDiskInfo 4.3.0 SSD and HDD information software, where is immediately noticeable, that the Samsung SSD again is equipped with a temperature sensor. We have achieved a very low 33°C maximum SSD temperature after extensive benchmarks.

Samsung 850 Pro 128 GB Layout, design and features …