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Samsung SSD 850 Evo (pictures)

Samsung announced today a new standard internal solid-state drive, the Samsung SSD 850 Evo. The new storage device turns out to be an ideal replacement drive for most home applications, especially for Windows users.

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Samsung SSD 850 Evo

The Samsung SSD 850 Evo is an upgrade to the 840 Evo that came out in March.

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Samsung SSD 850 Evo

This new drive is very similar to the high-end Samsung 850 Pro that came out in June. It's the second SSD from Samsung that uses 3D NAND Flash memory.

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Samsung SSD 850 Evo

The drive is 7mm thick.

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Samsung SSD 850 Evo

This is a standard internal 2.5-inch drive that supports SATA 3 (6Gbps) and also works with previous versions of SATA.

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Samsung SSD 850 Evo

The new drive is avaialble in four capacities of 120GB, 250GB, 500GB and 1TB and has the suggested retail price in the US of $100, $150, $270 and $500. (Samsung hasn't announced the pricing for the UK and Australia at this time, but the drive will be available worldwide.)

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