( 4.8 Average / 19 Ratings )
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Had a Pro Series picked out and then the EVOs went on sale during the holidays. The much lower price outweighed the performance trade-off. This drive is fast and reliable. Being incredibly physically light, it was also a breeze to install. I ended up hiding it in the front of my case with some strong velcro! Even the included Samsung software is well designed and offers some nice configuration and optimization options.
Great. The magician software is actually fairly slick and has nice options, like being able to prioritize applications or background processes. Noticed some degradation overtime but this is more the fault of the type of hardware an SSD is. I've written over 4TB to this little drive and it's still working. I'd suggest people opt for a 500GB SSD nowadays as 250GB is kind of snug.
Have upgraded to an 850 EVO in my main build because I like this one so much. It is still super fast even for an older model.