[LAU] OT: SSD disk prices have dropped?

David W. Jones gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Thu Nov 15 03:12:02 CET 2018

On November 14, 2018 3:25:07 PM HST, Ivan K <ivan_521521 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The Yahoo interface really messed up my last post.  Let me
> try again.
> Yes, the Inland does have bad reviews.
> I see that Samsung makes _two_ different 1TB SSD
> drives, with quite a bit of price difference
> between them:
> https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Inch-Internal-MZ-76E1T0B-AM/dp/B078DPCY3T/ref=sr_1_2_acs_ac_2?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1542243162&sr=1-2-acs&keywords=Samsung+EVO+SSD
> Samsung 860 EVO 1TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-76E1T0B/AM)
> $148
> https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-2-5-Inch-Internal-MZ-75E1T0B-AM/dp/B00OBRFFAS/ref=sr_1_2_acs_ac_3?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1542243162&sr=1-2-acs&keywords=Samsung+EVO+SSD
> Samsung 850 EVO 1TB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E1T0B/AM)
> $335
> though in reading the specs as they are displayed on
> Amazon, I am not sure what you have getting for the
> extra money for the MZ-75E1T0B.
> Anyone know?
> And that $335 is quite a bit price

We have the 850 EVO 500GB, bought before or around the time the 860 came out. We paid ~$120US each.

That $335 for an 850 is because the 850 was replaced with the 860 line.

I think PCWorld review rated the 860 line as much faster than the 850.

I'd take the 1TB EVO 860 for $148.

David W. Jones
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