[SOLVED] Which is the better Sata SSD? Samsung 870 Evo or Crucial MX500

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I'm planning to get a Sata SSD of 4 TB but I can't decide whether to get 870 Evo or MX500. I intend to mostly store my games as well as export video files on it. Can anyone give me advice on what are the pros and cons of either of the drives?
 

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Samsung Evo 870 - Most reliable SSD maker from 2021. I have had 2 Samsung ssd in 6 years and they both still work.

I seem to see more Crucial ssd fail than Samsung ones.

 

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Samsung Evo 870 - Most reliable SSD maker from 2021. I have had 2 Samsung ssd in 6 years and they both still work.

I seem to see more Crucial ssd fail than Samsung ones.

 

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Samsung Evo 870 - Most reliable SSD maker from 2021. I have had 2 Samsung ssd in 6 years and they both still work.

I seem to see more Crucial ssd fail than Samsung ones.

Is there a reason why the crucial ones tend to fail as often just to get the idea?
 

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However, there are two glaring outliers in 2021. The Crucial (CT250MX500SSD1) and Seagate (ZA2000CM10002) SSDs failed at rates of 43.22% and 28.81%, respectively. Why? Well, unlike the HDD report, there's a difference in sample size. Backblaze uses only 20 Crucial drives, and they were all installed in December. While there's a high AFR, there's a low sample size and a wide confidence interval.
https://www.dpreview.com/news/7921185885/backblaze-reveals-failure-rates-for-hard-drives-in-2021-releases-an-ssd-report-for-the-first-time
In storage drives, Samsung SSDs show extremely low failure rates in both the shop and in the field, a trend that Puget says has been ongoing for years. Over 1,000 870 EVO and QVO drives were sold during the covered period, with no reported failures. The company notes that it has sold over 35,000 Samsung drives during its entire recorded history, yet fewer than 100 have failed.
https://www.techspot.com/news/92976-puget-reliability-report-shows-samsung-ssds-fail-least.html
 
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