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Samsung has expanded its SSD range with the launch of the new 870 EVO SSD, the successor to the two-year-old 860 EVO. The latest consumer SSD offering aims to offer fast speeds at an affordable price range. The new SSD offers up to 560MBps sequential read and 530MBps write speeds, which is the maximum possible speeds with a SATA interface. The company claims that the new range offers improvements of about 38% better random read speeds and a 30% improvement in sustained performance compared to the 860 EVO.

Samsung 870 EVO SSD Specifications


Samsung 870 EVO


SATA 6Gbps

Form Factor


Storage Memory

Samsung V-NAND 3-bit MLC (TLC)


Samsung Controller


4GB LPDDR4 (4TB)2GB LPDDR4 (2TB)1GB LPDDR4 (1TB)512MB LPDDR4 (250/500GB)


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)


Five-year Limited Warranty

The company is offering a 5-year limited warranty, and the new range will be available in capacities ranging from 250GB to 4TB of size. The new 2.5-inch SATA SSDs will feature V-NAND 3-bit MLC (TLC) and an up to terabytes written (TBW) rating of 2,400TB for the top 4TB variant. The 870 EVO should be a great upgrade for consumers running an old PC or laptop offering a good boost in performance.

As for the pricing, the 870 EVO will be available starting at $39.99 (₹ 3,599) for the 250GB variant, $69.99 (₹ 5,999) for 500GB, $129.99 (₹ 10,999) for 1TB, $249.99 (₹ 21,999) for 2TB and $479.99 (₹ 43,999) for 4TB. The new SSD range will be available in India starting today via Samsung's own website as well as other online and offline retail channels. Samsung is also launching the drive in various other countries including the US.