Samsung Electronics this week unveiled its new SSD lineup — the Samsung 860 QVO SSD — featuring up to four terabytes (TB) of storage capacity.
Samsung 860 QVO SSD was built on the company’s high-density 4-bit multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash architecture, the 860 QVO makes terabyte capacities more accessible to the masses at approachable price points, Samsung says.
“Today’s consumers are using, producing and storing more high-resolution files than ever, including 4K videos and graphics-intensive games, escalating demand for greater capacities and performance in storage devices. Samsung continues to lead the move toward multi-terabyte SSDs with the introduction of the Samsung 860 QVO, delivering fast performance, reliability and value to more consumers around the world.”
Dr. Mike Mang, vice president of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics
The specifications of Samsung 860 QVO SSD
|Category||Samsung 860 QVO|
|Interface||SATA 6 Gbps|
|Storage Memory||Samsung V-NAND 4-bit MLC|
|Controller||Samsung MJX Controller|
|DRAM||4GB LPDDR4 for 4TB|
2GB LPDDR4 for 2TB
1GB LPDDR4 for 1TB
|Capacity||4TB, 2TB, 1TB4|
|Sequential Read/Write Speed||Up to 550/520 MB/s|
|Random Read/Write Speed||Up to 97K/89K IOPS|
|Management Software||Magician Software for SSD management|
|Total Bytes Written||1,440TB (4TB)|
|Warranty||Three (3) Year Limited Warranty5|
Samsung 860 QVO SSD features sequential read and write speeds of up to 550 megabytes per second (MB/s) and 520 MB/s, respectively1, the 860 QVO achieves the same level of performance as today’s 3-bit MLC SSD, thanks to Samsung’s latest 4-bit V-NAND and the proven
For optimal reliability, Samsung provides a total byte written based on a thorough analysis of consumers’ SSD usage patterns: a three-year limited warranty3 or up to 1,440 terabytes written (TBW) for the 4TB version, and 720 TBW and 360 TBW for the 2TB and 1TB versions, respectively.
The 860 QVO will be available globally from December 2018, with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $149.99 for the 1TB model.