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In House Review - Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 120GB SSD

PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:58 am
by Ian
In addition to our review of Samsung's new 850 EVO M.2 SSD, CDRLabs has taken an in depth look at the 850 EVO mSATA. Designed for ultra-thin laptop PCs, this new addition to the 850 EVO family is available with up to 1TB of Samsung's 3-bit 3D V-NAND and, depending on the capacity, is powered by one of two different controllers. To compensate for the slow write speeds typically associated with 3-bit NAND, the 850 EVO mSATA is equipped with Samsung's TurboWrite write acceleration technology, which creates a high-performance write buffer in the SSD. The drive also offers support for Device Sleep (DEVSLP), hardware-based full disk encryption and Samsung's RAPID (Real-time Accelerated Processing of I/O Data) technology. By using free PC memory as a cache, RAPID can push the performance of the SSD beyond the limits of the current SATA specification.

Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 120GB Solid State Drive

Re: In House Review - Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 120GB SSD

PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2015 3:49 pm
by Ian
Samsung (finally) released version 4.6 of their Magician software so the review has been updated to include RAPID benchmarks.