20points

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB

27points

Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA

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11 facts in comparison

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB vs Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA
20
points
OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
27
points
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA

Why is OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB better than Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA?

  • 1.6g lighter
    ?

    80gvs81.6g

Why is Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA better than OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB?

  • 71MB/s faster sequential read speed
    ?

    550MB/svs479MB/s
  • 238MB/s faster maximum sequential write speed
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    520MB/svs282MB/s
  • 37000IOPS faster random read speed
    ?

    97000IOPSvs60000IOPS
  • 28000IOPS faster maximum random write speed
    ?

    88000IOPSvs60000IOPS
  • 520GB more internal storage
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    1000GBvs480GB
  • 4.65mm thinner
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    4.8mmvs9.45mm
  • 40.06mm shorter
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    30mmvs70.06mm
  • 49.32mm narrower
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    50.8mmvs100.12mm

Price comparison

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB

ProductStorePrice
OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB AmazonOWC 480GB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 2.5-inc...OWC 480GB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive
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$119.75
OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB AmazonOWC 500GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD 2.5" Se...OWC 500GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive
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$88.99

Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA

Buy used:

$49.89

ProductStorePrice
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA AmazonSamsung 850 EVO V-NAND 1TB Solid State D...Samsung 850 EVO V-NAND 1TB Solid State Drive mSATA (MZ-M5E1T0)
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$319.99
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA AmazonKINGSTON Digital SUV500MS/480G 480GB SSD...KINGSTON Digital SUV500MS/480G 480GB SSDNOW UV500 MSATA 3.5 Internal Solid State Drive
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$80.52
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA Amazon1TB Mini m-SATA SSD Drive SATA III 6GB/s...1TB Mini m-SATA SSD Drive SATA III 6GB/s Compatible with Lenovo IdeaPad Y500, IdeaPad Y400, IdeaPad S215, S215 Touch, IdeaPad S210, S210 Touch by CMS D96
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$143.00
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA AmazonDogfish Msata 1TB Internal Solid State D...Dogfish Msata 1TB Internal Solid State Drive Mini Sata SSD Disk (1TB)
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$189.00
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB mSATA AmazonZTC 1TB Armor 42mm M.2 NGFF 6G SSD Solid...ZTC 1TB Armor 42mm M.2 NGFF 6G SSD Solid State Drive. Model ZTC-SM201-001TG
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$149.99

General info

1.internal storage

480GB

1000GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
2.bits of encryption supported

256

256

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.
3.thickness

9.45mm

4.8mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.weight

80g

81.6g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.height

70.06mm

30mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.width

100.12mm

50.8mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Read speed

1.sequential read speed

479MB/s

550MB/s

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

60000IOPS

97000IOPS

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

Write speed

1.sequential write speed

282MB/s

520MB/s

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

60000IOPS

88000IOPS

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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