New Samsung SSD 870 EVO 2.5inch


Available capacities:

Samsung SSD 870 EVO, 4 TB, 2.5-inch

Samsung SSD 870 EVO, 2 TB, 2.5-inch

Samsung SSD 870 EVO, 1 TB, 2.5-inch

Samsung SSD 870 EVO, 500 GB, 2.5-inch

Samsung SSD 870 EVO, 250 GB , 2.5-inch

Around 5% performance increase



Category Samsung 870 EVO
Interface SATA 6Gbps
Form Factor 2.5-inch
Storage Memory Samsung V-NAND 3-bit MLC (TLC)
Controller Samsung Controller
DRAM 512MB LPDDR4 (250/500GB)
Capacity 4TB, 2TB, 1TB, 500GB, 250GB
Sequential Read/Write Speed Up to 560/530 MB/s
Random Read/Write Speed Random Read 98K, Write 88K IOPS
Management Software Samsung Magician
Total Bytes Written 2,400TBW (4TB) 

1,200TBW (2TB)

600TBW (1TB)

300TBW (500GB)

150TBW (250GB)

Warranty Five-year Limited Warranty


[1] * Sources:  850 EVO and 860 EVO series, NPD (US data from Jan. 2015 to Apr. 2020) and GfK (EU5 data from Jan. 2015 to Apr. 2020, China data from Sep. 2018 to Apr. 2020)

[2] Random performance improved up to 38% with QD1 Random read

[3] Compared to the 250GB model

[4] TBW ratings differ depending on model: 2TB = 1,200 TBW / 1TB = 600 TBW / 500GB = 300TBW / 250GB = 150TBW

[5] Product guaranteed according to limited 5-year warranty or TBW rating, whichever comes first. For more information on warranty, please find the enclosed warranty statement in the package.

[6] Modern Standby is supported by Windows 8 and 10. Use of Modern Standby is also contingent on PC and display meeting the feature’s requirements.



Availability and conclusion

Samsung sells the 870 Evo with 250 GByte (35 GBP), 500 GByte (60 GBP), 1 TByte (125GBP), 2 TByte (240GBP) and 4 TByte (490GBP). The manufacturer again gives a five-year guarantee on the 870 Evo, the permissible write volume (Total Bytes Written, TBW) also does not differ from that of the 860 Evo.




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