While most SSD reviews lean heavily upon the facts and figures surrounding speed and price, as a data recovery lab, we tend to favor other qualities. These include things like reliability, security, ease of setup and even the warranty. If you’re here to find the cheapest product around, this is not the right SSD review for you. Make no mistake, the Samsung 850 EVO is extremely cost-effective for its capabilities, but that is not why it has been selected. However, for anyone dying to know about the speed and price before they read further, the Samsung 850 EVO is slightly faster (540MB read/520MB write) and slightly more expensive ($175/500GB) than direct competitors.
To be straightforward, our (4) reasons for recommending the Samsung 850 EVO in this April 2017 SSD review are as follows:
- Ease of Setup