25points

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB

34points

Samsung 850 Pro 2TB

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB vs Samsung 850 Pro 2TB

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
Samsung 850 Pro 2TB
OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
Samsung 850 Pro 2TB

Why is OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB better than Samsung 850 Pro 2TB?

    Why is Samsung 850 Pro 2TB better than OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB?

    • 71MB/s faster sequential read speed
      550MB/svs479MB/s
    • 238MB/s faster maximum sequential write speed
      520MB/svs282MB/s
    • 1568GB more internal storage
      2048GBvs480GB
    • 30000IOPS faster maximum random write speed
      90000IOPSvs60000IOPS
    • 40000IOPS faster random read speed
      100000IOPSvs60000IOPS
    • 2.65mm thinner
      6.8mmvs9.45mm
    • 5 more years under manufacturer's warranty
      10vs5
    • 0.12mm narrower
      100mmvs100.12mm

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    1.internal storage

    480GB

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    2.thickness

    9.45mm

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    5

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    5.width

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    80g

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    Read speed

    1.sequential read speed

    479MB/s

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    2.random read speed

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    Write speed

    1.sequential write speed

    282MB/s

    520MB/s

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    2.maximum random write speed

    60000IOPS

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    The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

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