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850 evo

Forum discussion tagged with 850 evo.
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    Budget M2 SSD, which one of those should I get?

    I'm buying a ROG Strix GL502VM 15.6" for casual gaming and general tasks, and I want to buy one of those 3 SSD below. For sure I want the cheapest one, and I know NVME is faster, but I don't know if in my case it will make a difference. Crucial MX300 275GB M.2 (2280) SATA III - $67.99 Intel...
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    New SSD SMART [Power on Count] = [2] (used?)

    Whenever I buy a new SSD I always check the SMART data in a Ubuntu live desktop. For a brand new SSD the SMART [Power on Count] section has always been [1]. Yesterday I bought a Samsung SSD for the first time (850 evo 250gb) and the [Power on Count] was [2]. Did I buy a used SSD? The package...