Fast external portable storage hurts no one and if you happen to be looking around for some good deals then Samsung and Crucial SSDs have a few good deals that are worth considering.
First up, we have the Samsung T7 (image above) that can read and write at speeds of up to 1,050 MB/sec and 1,000MB/s respectively. To achieve these speeds, a USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) port is required. Though on a Gen1 (5Gbps) port, you'd still get around 500-550MB/s.
Both the 1TB and the 2TB models are selling at great prices on both Newegg and Amazon. You can get them at the following links:
Samsung T7 1TB:
Samsung T7 2TB:
The Samsung T7 isn't the only USB 3.2 Gen2 portable SSD that's selling at a nice price. We also have the Crucial X8 which offers similar speeds but is available for significantly less money.
Like the T7, 1TB model of the Crucial X8 is available from both Newegg and Amazon UK at good prices. Links to products are provided below:
Crucial X8 1TB: Amazon UK (£88.99) ; Newegg US ($94.49)
However, if your PC happens to lack USB 3.2 Gen2 slots then the Crucial X6 model is worth considering.
The 500GB and the 1TB models are both selling for great discounts on Newegg US. Find them at the links below:
Crucial X6 500GB: $47.99 (Newegg US) ; Crucial X6 1TB: $79.00 (Newegg US)
While the X6 is as fast the X8 or the Samsung T7, it is still much faster than a slow spinning 5400RPM external hard disk drive.
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