Bought this Samsung 860 QVO 1TB during after Black Friday sales in Amazon for US$$87.99 (MYR365+-) without shipping to Malaysia. The lowest price I found in Lazada is US$143 (MYR593) not yet include shipping.

Amazon link: Samsung 860 QVO 1TB
It’s selling new in Amazon for US$89.99 (MYR373+-) now

 

Specifications & features:
• Interface: SATA 6Gb/s
• Storage memory: Samsung V-NAND 4bit MLC (QLC)
Controller: Samsung MJX Controller
DRAM: 1GB LPDDR4 for 1TB, 2GB LPDDR4 for 2TB & 4GB LPDDR4 for 4TB
• Capacity: 1TB, 2TB & 4TB
• Form factor: 2.5″
• Special feature supports: TRIM, S.M.A.R.T, Encryption, WWN, Device Sleep Mode, Garbage Collection
• Sequential read: Up to 550 MB/s
• Sequential write: Up to 520 MB/s

 

The box

 

Open box

 

Contents

• 860 QVO 1TB
• Installation guide & warranty statement

 

860 QVO 1TB

 

Installation guide & warranty statement

 

Test setup

Plugging the 860 QVO to my Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 5 WIFI’s SATA port.

 

Benchmark results
Samsung Magician

Performance comparison with my Samsung 970 Evo 500GB

 

CrystalDiskMark

 

ATTO Disk Benchmark

 

AS SSD Benchmark

 

Anvil’s Storage Utilities

Final thoughts
Even though is not as fast as NVMe. The 860 QVO is a good drive for everyday use. 

It’s a bargain on Amazon for US$89.99 for the 1TB.

Categories: Storage

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