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Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD Approx AUD $245 Delivered from Amazon

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In case any Ozbargainers don't already have a stack of SSDs,the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD is back down to $179.99 USD for those who missed out on the deal posted by LannyZ a couple of weeks back. Looks like it works out to be around $245 delivered at current exchange rate.

Optimized performance for everyday computing needs
Sequential read speed 550 MB/s; Sequential write speed 520 MB/s; Random read speed 100K; Random write speed 90K
Energy efficient - improves battery life by up to 50 minutes vs. hard disk drives
Worry-free data security with AES 256-bit, TCG/Opal v.2 and Microsoft eDrive full-disk encryption
Backed by a five-year limited warranty
Capacity: 500GB
Form Factor: 2.5 inch
Interface: SATA 6Gb/s (Compatible with SATA 3Gb/s & SATA 1.5Gb/s)
NAND Flash: 32 Layer 3D V-NAND
Thickness: 7.0 mm

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  • -1

    Someone SSD smart - is this a good deal? All I want is to speed up my laptop :)

    • 16 uploads with no comments - that should've given you a hint. :)

      (Yes, it is a good deal)

      • i guess PowerB was looking more for comments that might steer him towards or away from the battery. sometimes what is "good" to you might not be "good" to others. as usual YMMV.

  • Great deal, one of the best SSD's out there for the price. MSY selling it for little less then 300 so you save about $50 when you do the free shipping.

    With the quickest shipping it's around $280.

  • +1

    It's back to $199.99 USD already.

  • That was finished before I even made it home from work :)

  • This drive has really good synthetic benchmarks, but I am wondering if there is much difference in real world terms (eg Windows Boot speed, photoshop startup time, time to load a level in a game, etc). has anyone tested performance with an 850 Evo?

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  • I think you can still get it from european amazon sites (italian or french). Look up ssd On ozb

  • I think there's a pattern on Oz Bargain. When I've already purchased something, they seem to post another of a comparative or better deal. #JustmyLuck #firstworldproblems

  • Still says $179 for me using the original link

  • Thanks OP just bit the bullet, time to upgrade from my old 128GB SSD

  • I would prefer Sandisk SSD to be honest.
    I have a 120G EVO and it uses TLC and it's a bit slow compared with Sandisk Ultra SSD (sometimes they are similar price, Intel is too expensive).

  • Just and FYI. Currently as of 6/04/2015 the price is USD189.99 which is around AUD $266.35 incl shipping! Pretty good deal with most Aus prices still being more then AUD $300.

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