Review – The Crucial X8 1TB Portable SSD. #Tech #Storage #Crucial

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.

Speed:

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.

The Brand:

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.

 

Warranty:

The unit comes with a 3-year warranty.

 

Overall.

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. 

 

Available: : https://www.amazon.co.uk/Crucial-CT1000X8SSD9-Portable-USB-C-Black/dp/B07YD5TK4F

Price: £160.79

Written by brendanlahert

20 years’ experience in the commercial technical industry. Interested in technology. Certified ITIL v3 Service Management, Project Management Prince 2, Six Sigma.

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