Update: Amazon now offers the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive for $149.99 shipped. Rated 4.8/5 stars by nearly 16,000 Amazon shoppers.
Newegg is offering the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive for $139.99 shipped when promo code MPBTS17 is applied with MasterPass checkout. For comparison, B&H has it for $158 and this is the best currently available. Rated 4.9/5 stars by over 1,800 Best Buy shoppers.
Also, Best Buy offers the Samsung EVO Plus 256GB microSD Memory Card for $89.99 with free in-store pickup. For comparison, Jet has it for $137 and this is the lowest price we’ve tracked. Rated 4.8/5 stars by nearly 1,000 Best Buy customers.
Samsung 850 EVO Features:
- Powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology; Optimized Performance for Everyday Computing.
- Sequential Read/Write Performance : Up to 540MB/s and 520MB/s Respectively
- Random Read/Write IOPS Performance : Up to 98K and 90K Respectively
- Endurance, Energy Efficiency, Reliability and a 5 – Year Limited Warranty
Samsung’s 850 EVO series SSD is the industry’s #1 best-selling SSD and is perfect for everyday computing. Powered by Samsung’s V-NAND technology, the 850 EVO transforms the everyday computing experience with optimized performance and endurance. Designed to fit desktop PCs, laptops, and ultrabooks, the 850 EVO comes in a wide range of capacities and form factors.The 850 EVO optimizes performance for your daily computing tasks, boasting sequential write speeds up to 520 MB/s with TurboWrite technology and sequential read speeds up to 540 MB/s. Plus, RAPID mode to further boost performance for up to 2x faster data processing speeds by utilizing unused PC memory as cache storage.