Samsung SSD 860 Pro vs Samsung SSD 860 Evo Review

The new Samsung SSD 860 Pro and Samsung SSD 860 Evo 2.5-inch SSDs which are available from 250GB over 500GB, 1TB, 2TB up to 4TB total capacity are being tested on The EVO and PRO are looking almost identical and they are fast at first glance, but why are their prices so different? We also take a second look at the two brand-new Samsung SSDs and show the differences between the Samsung SSD 860 PRO and Samsung SSD 860 EVO. From benchmarking to thermal image, there are all details in the following SSD comparison review.

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The delivery of the Samsung MZ-76P512BW / MZ-76E500B SSD …

The Samsung SSD 860 Pro is well packed in this box.

The Samsung SSD 860 Evo Box looks very similar.

The back of the Samsung SSD 860 Pro package is showing the 5-year limited warranty.

The packaging of the Samsung SSD 860 Evo looks very similar.

The differences here are also here in the details, because the total amount of write data within the warranty period for the Samsung SSD 860 Pro 256 GB is up to 300 TB TBW (Total Bytes Written), 600 TB TBW at 512 GB,
1200 TB TBW at 1 TB, 2400 TB TBW at 2 TB and 4800 TB TBW at 4 TB.

With the Samsung SSD 860 Evo, the specified total amount of write data within the warranty period with 250 GB is 150 TB TBW, 300 TB TBW with 500 GB, 600 TB TBW with 1 TB, 1200 TB TBW with 2 TB and 2400 TB TBW with 4 TB and is therefore only half as high! The exact warranty conditions can be found at:

That is contained in the delivery …

After opening the packaging, both SSDs have the same contents.

The scope of delivery includes installation instructions and a reference to the Samsung Magician software, which did not include the new models at the time of testing. More on that in a minute.

So there are hardly any differences between the Samsung 860 Pro and the Samsung 860 Evo SSD.

Samsung SSD 860 Pro and 860 Evo technical data…