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The Samsung 850 EVO series first hit the market in 2014, and we've already had one update to increase density to 2TB. The combination of 4 TB of storage, 98,000/90,000 read/write IOPS and 540/530 MB/s of throughput may make this the best SATA SSD on the market. Samsung is one of the few companies that specs queue depth 1 random performance (as noted in the table). On paper, the new 4TB delivers the same performance as the previous high capacity drives, although we found slightly higher performance in our synthetic testing.



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I cant believe we finally have 4TB SSDs on the market now for us regular users! That price is a bit steep, but in the conclusion they theorize they will be cheaper by Black Friday, which i think will be about when I get one.
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That price is higher than than the price of complete PCs of most consumers.
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That price is higher than than the price of complete PCs of most consumers.

My 256 gb 840 Pro bought 3.5 year ago(199, 1TB SSD price was way over $1K then) costed only a little less than my 1TB Muskin Reactor(229) bought last week. The way SSD price is going that 4TB drive could be around 250 in 3 years.
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Well for me the price of SSDs is about the same as 2 years ago, sure the older drives dropped down or discontinued but the new drives at the same capacity cost almost the same as before. Going even to double capacity at the same price has not happened.

I'm sure if they are going to give away the 1TB+ SSDs they are going to be a hit but for $1500 it's a marvel no one will be buying especially not with SATA 500MB/s ha no way.
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Well for me the price of SSDs is about the same as 2 years ago, sure the older drives dropped down or discontinued but the new drives at the same capacity cost almost the same as before. Going even to double capacity at the same price has not happened.

I'm sure if they are going to give away the 1TB+ SSDs they are going to be a hit but for $1500 it's a marvel no one will be buying especially not with SATA 500MB/s ha no way.
What? A 500GB 850 Evo is going for ~130€. It used to cost twice that two years ago.
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im going to build a computer and then sell it people will tell me why such a ************ build cost so much I will tell them cuz of the SSD biggrin.gif
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4TB is almost more data on an SSD then every HDD in my house... I have about 6TB of HDD in my house, and only about half is being used. Not counting Game systems, just PC hardware.

Nice SSD!
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People need to get realistic. The race to the bottom is done for. Samsung is in a league of its own now and I don't see them selling this cheap anytime soon. The strategy now is release higher capacity / newer technology charge a premium. Wait for other to get close and when they do undercut them and rinse and repeat. Maybe 1K on sale after the early adopters but no $500 4TB drives this year.
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I'm excited about this. Just did my first build in a while and it's the first I've done with only SSD storage. 950 pro and 850 evo. Going to add a large 'data' SSD to it eventually. 2 Terabytes would be more then enough combined with the other storage I already have and I see these kind of announcements heralding price drops for the lower capacity stuff.
    
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