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Samsung SSD Part Numbers

Both of these part numbers are Samsung 860 EVO drives, 500GB,  yet the "B" is a lot cheaper then the "E"

So what is the difference:


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From what I can see here, prices are not too far apart, and specs are about the same, so pick the one you want and you should be fine.
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@wakeup hit it. I called Samsung too. They are absolutely the same drive except the packaging. The "B" is retail and comes in a pretty, colorful box. The "E" is White-Box and truly comes in a solid white box with a label on it "Not For Retail Sale". Both have the exact same contents (just a manual). The odd part is that the White Box is more expensive. Go figure.
Yes, so just pick the best deal.
Yeah that is odd that the white box variation is more expensive.
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You're looking at web based prices to buy one, not what a large reseller would pay for 1000 of them.
That's true...didn't think about that. But it still seems very odd.
Still odd. Markup is markup. Look at their prices on Newegg. Tech Data doesn't even carry the "B" so right off the bat Tech Data loses out to Newegg.