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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB
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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB
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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB vs Samsung 840 Evo 1TB: 12 facts in comparison

1. sequential read speed

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
479MB/s
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB: 3500MB/s
540MB/s

2. sequential write speed

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
282MB/s
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 3000MB/s
520MB/s

3. internal storage

520GB more internal storage.
480GB
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 8000GB
1000GB

4. maximum random write speed

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
60000IOPS
Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB: 550000IOPS
90000IOPS

5. random read speed

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
60000IOPS
Silicon Power AIC3C0P 800GB: 750000IOPS
98000IOPS

6. thickness

2.65mm thinner.
9.45mm
Intel 600p 128GB: 1.5mm
6.8mm

7. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
5
Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB: 60
3

8. bits of encryption supported

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption is a widely used method to secure data. There are three levels of encryption (128, 192 and 256) with 256-bit being the strongest.
256
Crucial MX500 2.5" 2TB: 256
256

9. width

0.12mm narrower.
100.12mm
Western Digital Blue 1TB M.2 2280: 22mm
100mm

10. temperature under load

The temperature when it is in heavy use.
70°C
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB: 2.9°C
36.2°C

11. weight

27g lighter.
80g
Toshiba OCZ RC100 M.2 2242 120GB: 3g
53g

12. height

0.21mm shorter.
70.06mm
Toshiba OCZ RC100 M.2 2242 120GB: 22mm
69.85mm

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