Samsung 850 Pro SSD Specifications include 3D-NAND module

Samsung has launched a new SSD called 850 Pro that features the new 3D NAND, or V-Vertical NAND modules. According to many SSD experts the Samsung 850 Pro SSD is said to bring revolutionary changes to SSD industry.

The Samsung 850 Pro is the world’s firs to adopt the TLC also known as triple level cells. Over the past 15 years the structure of the NAND flash memory modules has remained unchanged where the grid of cells are arranged adjacent to each other.

Samsung’s new solid state drive has got the cells arranged in the vertical stack that will allow manufactures to easily increase the storage density.

This will make them a more viable hard disk drives replacements. The proprietary Samsung NAND-V adopts a 3D model in which cells are stacked vertically. This will enable the company to the cut the costs of 1TB SSD.

Samsung SSD 850 Pro Specifications

Capacity    128GB    256GB    512GB    1TB
Format    2.5" 100×69, 85×6, 8mm
Controller    Samsung MEX triple-core
Cache DRAM (LPDDR2)    256MB    512MB    512MB    1GB
NAND    Samsung 32-layer 3D V-40nm NAND
Sequential Read    550MB / s
Sequential write    470MB / s    520MB / s
QD1 random read    10,000 IOPS
Random write QD1    36,000 IOPS
Random read QD32    100,000 IOPS
Random write QD32    90,000 IOPS
Safety    AES-256, TCG Opal 2.0 & IEEE-1667 (eDrive supported)
Consumption    2mW (DevSLP) / 3.3W (read) / 3.0W (write)
MTBF    2 million hours
TBW    150TBW
Warranty    10 years

Samsung 850 Pro SSD

The production costs will be much lowered as the companies will be able make such solid state drives with even 40nm.

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