Samsung 860 QVO SSDs Marries Affordability with Storage Capacity
For content creators with extensive workflows, many opt to utilize Solid State Drives for the significant performance boost over that of traditional Magnetic Hard Disk Drives. The only tradeoff of opting to utilize SSDs over traditional HDDs is that SSDs have much lower amounts of storage capacity when compared to HDDs of the same price range. Thanks to advancements in SATA technology, Samsung aims to make the storage capacity vs performance tradeoff a non-issue with their new affordable & high capacity Samsung 860 QVO series of SSDs. Key features of the Samsung 860 QVO line of SSDs include:
- Read / Write speed of up to 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s, respectively
- Utilizes faster MJX controller, enabling faster communication with the host system
- Storage capacities of up to 4TB
Available beginning on December 16, 2018, prices start at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $149.99 for the 1TB model 860 QVO SSD. Additional details on the new Samsung 860 QVO SSD series are available in the full press release after the jump.