Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review – 1TB/2TB Drives Tested @ Legit Reviews

A place to give your thoughts on our reviews!
Post Reply
User avatar
Apoptosis
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 33922
Joined: Sun Oct 05, 2003 8:45 pm
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Contact:

Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review – 1TB/2TB Drives Tested @ Legit Reviews

Post by Apoptosis » Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:18 am

Samsung launched a new consumer Solid State Drive (SSD) series today called the Samsung 860 QVO SSD. This SATA III 2.5-inch drive series is available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities and feature Samsung’s brand new high-density 4-bit multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash. Read on to see how it performs!

Image

Article Title: Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review – 1TB/2TB Drives Tested @ Legit Reviews
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/samsung-860 ... ted_209273
Find us on Facebook to discover the faces behind the names!
Follow Me on Twitter!

User avatar
Kaos Kid
Legit Extremist
Legit Extremist
Posts: 960
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:31 am
Location: 40 clicks West of the Gateway

Re: Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review – 1TB/2TB Drives Tested @ Legit Reviews

Post by Kaos Kid » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:59 pm

I'm looking for a 1TB SSD to put into my daughter's HP laptop. Would you consider the lower price of this unit (at today's current price on Amazon) to be worth the savings over the more expensive drives, ie: price savings are worth more than the performance hit?

SAM 860 QVO........$107

WD Blue..............$128

Crucial MX500.......$135

SAM 860 EVO........$148

I have no experience with the WD Blue, but I do have an MX500 250GB and two 850 EVO 250GB drives in desktops and I think the MX500 is faster (at least in benches) so I am probably looking at whether the QVO is a good alternative for my daughter's laptop at $28 cheaper than the Crucial. She is taking graphic design, I don't think she'll ever have the file sizes of over 40GB to saturate the SLC write buffer of the QVO so it may be a better deal for her use, she currently has a clunky 5400rpm so any SSD would probably be lightning fast compared to how it is now.
I have come to the conclusion that "FaceBook" should be renamed "FacePalm" :roll:

User avatar
DJ Tucker
Legit Extremist
Legit Extremist
Posts: 1278
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:52 am
Location: Hardbase Headquaters
Contact:

Re: Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review – 1TB/2TB Drives Tested @ Legit Reviews

Post by DJ Tucker » Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:02 pm

I would recommend the samsung qvo 1tb based of price. As long as your daughter isn't transferring more than 40gb at any one time then this would be perfectly price to performance SSD.
9600kf 5.0ghz (1.264v)|Z390 Asrock Phantom Gaming 6|16gb DDR4 Corsair Vengeance 2666mhz|RTX 2070 1965mhz (0.950v)|Corsair HX1000i|128gb Silicon Power NVME (OS)|2tb WD Blue M.2 SSD (Games)|Aqua Computer D5 Next Pump|Alphacool Eisblock XPX Aurora CPU Block|Watercool Heatkiller IV GPU Block|360+240mm Radiators|Vector VDM01

User avatar
Apoptosis
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 33922
Joined: Sun Oct 05, 2003 8:45 pm
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Contact:

Re: Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review – 1TB/2TB Drives Tested @ Legit Reviews

Post by Apoptosis » Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:13 pm

Kaos Kid wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:59 pm
I'm looking for a 1TB SSD to put into my daughter's HP laptop. Would you consider the lower price of this unit (at today's current price on Amazon) to be worth the savings over the more expensive drives, ie: price savings are worth more than the performance hit?

SAM 860 QVO........$107

WD Blue..............$128

Crucial MX500.......$135

SAM 860 EVO........$148

I have no experience with the WD Blue, but I do have an MX500 250GB and two 850 EVO 250GB drives in desktops and I think the MX500 is faster (at least in benches) so I am probably looking at whether the QVO is a good alternative for my daughter's laptop at $28 cheaper than the Crucial. She is taking graphic design, I don't think she'll ever have the file sizes of over 40GB to saturate the SLC write buffer of the QVO so it may be a better deal for her use, she currently has a clunky 5400rpm so any SSD would probably be lightning fast compared to how it is now.
Hard to beat it for the price of $107.99 - link to Amazon - https://amzn.to/2FKw5Ij
Find us on Facebook to discover the faces behind the names!
Follow Me on Twitter!

Post Reply