Samsung 870 EVO 2.5" SSD
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Samsung 870 EVO 2.5" SSD

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The SSD all-star
The perfect choice for creators, IT professionals or everyday users, the latest 870 EVO has indisputable performance, reliability and compatibility built upon Samsung's pioneering technology.

Excellence in performance
Everyday users can now enjoy professional-level SSD performance with the 870 EVO, which maximizes the SATA interface limit to 560/530 MB/s sequential speeds, accelerates write speeds and maintains long-term high performance with a larger variable buffer that lets the SSD work faster, longer.

Industry-defining reliability
Meet the demands of each task. From everyday computing to 8K video processing — with up to 1,200 TBW under a 5-year limited warranty, plus a stable host experience, low lag with the 6th generation VNAND, and steady performance when multi-tasking with the powerful MKX controller.

More compatible than ever
The 870 EVO has been compatibility tested for major host systems and applications, including chipsets, motherboards, NAS, and video recording devices.

Upgrade with ease
Using the 870 EVO SSD is as simple as plugging it into the standard 2.5-inch SATA form factor on your desktop PC or laptop — the renewed migration software takes care of the rest.

Samsung Magician software
Make your drive work smoothly with enhanced Samsung Magician 6 software that helps you easily manage your drive, keep up with the latest updates, monitor the drive's health and status, or even enhance its performance.

World's No. 1 Flash Memory Brand
Experience the performance and reliability that you can only get from the world's number one brand for flash memory since 2003. All firmware and components, including Samsung's world-renowned DRAM and NAND, are produced in-house, allowing end-to-end integration for quality you can trust.

Form Factor



256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB

Sequential Read Speed

Up to 560MB/s

Sequential Write Speed

Up to 530 MB/s

Random Read (4KB, QD32)

Up to 98,000 IOPS

Random Write (4KB, QD32)

Up to 88,000 IOPS

Random Read (4KB, QD1)

Up to 13,000 IOPS 

Random Write (4KB, QD1)

Up to 36,000 IOPS 


SATA 6 Gb/s Interface (compatible with SATA 3 Gb/s & 1.5 interfaces)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

100 X 69.85 X 6.8 (mm)


250GB: Apporx. 45.0g
500GB: Apporx. 45.0g
1TB: Apporx. 45.0g
2TB: Apporx. 46.0g

Storage Memory

Samsung V-NAND 3bit MLC


Samsung MKX Controller

Cache Memory

Samsung 512 MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (250GB)
Samsung 512 MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (500GB)
Samsung 1 GB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (1TB)
Samsung 2 GB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (2TB)

Special Features

Trim Support - Yes

S.M.A.R.T Support - Yes

GC (garbage Collection) - Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm

Encryption Support - AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0) TCG/Opal IEEE1667 (Encrypted drive)

WWN Support - Yes

Device Sleep Mode Support - Yes

Average Power Consumption (System Level)

250GB: Average: 2.2 W Maximum: 3.5 W (Burst mode)
500GB: Average: 2.2 W Maximum: 3.5 W (Burst mode)
1TB: Average: 2.5 W Maximum: 4.0 W (Burst mode)
2TB: Average: 2.5 W Maximum: 4.5 W (Burst mode)

Power Consumption (idle)

250GB: Max. 30 mW
500GB: Max. 30 mW
1TB: Max. 30 mW
2TB: Max. 35 mW

Allowable Voltage

5V ± 5 % Allowable voltage

Reliability (MTBF)

1.5 Million Hours Reliability 

Operating Temperature

0 - 70 ℃


1,500 G & 0.5 ms (Half sine)

Delivery Options

Next Day Delivery - £10

Can't wait to get your hands on your item.

Do you want to start gaming as soon as possible

Then this is the option for you. Order before midday, select this option at checkout and it will get to you the next working day

2 - 3 Days Delivery - £5

Are you a patient gamer.

Are you secure in the knowledge that your order will get to you at some point. Then select this option at the checkout and your order will arrive at your location in the the next two to three days.

Saturday Delivery - £15

Want to be there when your order arrives at your door.

Don't want to be at work all day knowing that your precious PC component is waiting for you to get home (unless of course, you work from home), then select this option and your order will delivered on the upcoming Saturday.

Click and Collect - FREE

If you're local to us, and would istead like to collect your order from our store, then this option is perfect for you. Not only is it free, but you can also choose when you would like to collect your order in hourly slots, Monday to Saturday. Just give us a couple of hours to get your order ready, and you will recieve a confirmation email telling you to pop on by.

Our store is open until 5:30pm Mon-Sat, so you have plenty of time after work to drop in.