SAMSUNG 860 PRO SSD 1TB - 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal Solid State Drive with MLC V-NAND Technology (MZ-76P1T0BW)

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1. Faster Read-write Speed Than HDD

One of the most notable advantages or advantages of a solid state drive over the traditional hard disk drive is speed. SSDs are between 25 and 100 times more efficient than HDD drives. The HDD is slower to read and write data because it moves its magnetic head over a spinning platter. This also causes data to be broken into smaller pieces. A SSD is still faster because there are no mechanical parts or fragmentation. This means it will boot faster and transfer files more quickly and is also more efficient in capacity.

2. 2. Energy Efficiency

An SSD requires less power as an HDD. An HDD is made up of moving components. The HDD is a moving device and requires extra power for proper operation. SSD is not able to do this. Solid-state drives offer energy efficiency that makes them ideal storage media for devices on the move that need high battery capacity and longer battery life.

3. HDD is tougher than HDD

Another advantage of solid state drives is their endurance. Internal hardware damage and data loss caused by shudders and drops have been observed in drives with hard disks due to their mechanical components. SSDs are SSD is more robust against drops and shudders and less prone to data loss caused by external trauma because of the absence of moving parts. This makes SSDs great for mobile devices and laptops.

4. Operation Free of Noise

The movement of the read-write head and the rotational motion of the disk plate's metal may cause annoying vibrations and noises while a hard disk drive is being used. This is particularly true for huge data volumes. Solid-state drives sound quiet since they don't use moving parts or mechanical equipment.

5. More compact than HDD

A slim form factor is one of the advantages of a solid-state drive. A HDD is normally heavier due to the presence of a magnetic head as well as a metallic disk in an enclosure. A SSD, however, is made up tiny integrated circuits. An SSD is compact enough to be utilized in ultraportable laptops as well in consumer electronic devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.

SSD VS. HDD The Limitations and Advantages of SSD-STATE DRIVE

1. Costs more expensive than HDD

The price is among the major cons and disadvantages of a solid state drive. A SSD is more expensive than an hard disk drive in terms of dollar per gigabit. A SSD with similar storage capacity to an HDD might be twice as expensive. SSDs can be more expensive than other devices for instance, computers. This is because solid-state drives are more expensive to produce.

2. Smaller Base Storage Capacity

The standard storage capacity of the hard disk drive is now 500GB. However, companies are pushing for an increase in capacity to 1TB or more. On the other hand the standard storage capacity of an SSD is 64GB and 128GB. This is a major limitation of SSDs. This limited capacity is that entry-level computers with SSDs are limited in storage space. SSDs can be able to store as much as 4TB but they are rarer or more expensive than HDDs.

3. More Available Than HDD

It is simpler to buy hard disk drives as they are easily available at many electronic and consumer electronics stores. An abundance of HDD makers are flooding the market. SSDs are less accessible and cost more than HDDs, particularly the ones that have larger capacities for storage. High manufacturing cost makes solid-state drives very difficult to make while high end-user price points make them unappealing to retail. But, SSDs are now more popular than HDDs and the market is moving toward mobility.

4. A Concern Concerning PE Cycles

Another issue with SSDs is their limited capabilities in data writing and rewriting. As opposed to an HDD however, an SSD can't store even a single portion of data in any particular block without clearing and writing over the entire block. Flash memory is restricted in the amount of writings they can hold. Consumer-grade SSDs contain 3000 to 5000 read-rewrite or program-erase cycles while the high-end and more expensive variants have 100,000 program-erase cycles. The limit has been reached and data loss is possible.

Product Features

INNOVATIVE V-NAND TECHNOLOGY: Powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology, the 860 PRO SSD offers optimized performance for everyday computing as well as rendering large-sized 4K videos and 3D data used by the latest applications ENHANCED READ WRITE SPEEDS: Sequential read and write performance levels of up to 560MB/s and 530MB/s, respectively SECURE ENCRYPTION: Protect data by selecting security options, including AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1667. Power Consumption (W)- Average- 2.2 W. Maximum- 4.5 W (Burst mode) WARRANTY AND COMPATIBILITY: 5-year limited warranty; Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Server 2003 (32 bit and 64 bit), Vista (SP1 and above), XP (SP2 and above), MAC OSX and Linux INCLUDED CONTENTS: 2.5 inches (7 millimeter) SATA 3 (6 Gb/s) SSD & User Manual (All other cables, screws, brackets not included); Reliability (MTBF): 1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)