The Crucial X8 1TB Portable SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) which is a new generation of a storage device. SSDs replace traditional mechanical hard disks by using flash-based memory, which gives significantly faster speed and reliability. This unit is solid which as per the manufactures has been tested with a 7.5-foot drop and tested against extreme temperatures, shock, vibration.
The Portable SSD is fast with read speeds up to 1050MB/s, this would mean load files up to 1.8x faster than most portable SSDs, 7.5x faster than portable hard drives, and 100x faster than USB flash drives.
Crucial has been around for over 40 years involved in memory and storage, I have used many of their RAM options over the last 20 years which have worked seamlessly.
The unit comes with a 3-year warranty.
The unit as expected from the SSD is fast, with the cable supplied works with most USB-C and USB-A devices. This worked with an android phone easily and with speed, and transferred to a Laptop without any issues, ( This is Compatible with a wide range of devices. with Windows, Mac, iPad Pro, Chromebook, Android, Linux, PS4, and Xbox. ) The Build quality is solid and small enough to fit in a pocket if required. The speed is great to suit most gamers, and elegant enough to be used in an office. Encryption software is available as required. This is a Storage device from a trusted brand, small, fast and great compatible to give an excellent experience. Well recommended.