Buying a Gen 4 NVMe SSD is always a tough choice and the WD Black SN850 makes it easy. After testing the Samsung 980 PRO and the Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus I decided to give this SN850 Gen 4 drive a try. Is it for everyone? Yes, yes it is. Super fast and super reliable.
Comparing it to the Samsung 980 PRO and the Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus, which both had caching issues, this WD Black SN850 managed to out perform large transfer rates in a reliable way. This video goes into the details of the SN 850 performance and why its the one you should buy.
0:21 Intro and Gen 4 NVMe Drives
1:39 My Rabbit Whole journey
2:35 Caching Issue Discovery Process
5:46 Data setup and test explanation
7:02 Data transfer with SN850 2TB
8:54 Transfer Speeds with Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus and 980 Pro and caching issue
10:25 Western Digital SN850 1TB best drive?
11:40 SN850 vs 980 Pro? Which is better?
12:40 Best for use case
13:10 Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus vs SN850 vs 980 Pro?