SanDisk 480GB Extreme 500 Portable SSD with USB 3.0

480GB SanDisk Extreme 500, Rugged External Portable SSD, Read 430MB/s, Write 400MB/s, USB 3.0, Windows/MAC Compatible

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Product Overview The SanDisk Extreme® 500 portable SSD is less than half the size of your smartphone and delivers up to 4x the speed of a portable hard drive1. Get to work in seconds, transfer big videos and photo libraries at up to 415MB/s**—a speed that portable hard drives can only dream about. Designed for durability and style, this drive is amazingly compact and has no moving parts to break. Solid state technology offers reliable, responsive, high-performance storage for photographers and videographers who capture and carry lots of big media files. When you care about your day’s work, it pays to make the SanDisk Extreme 500 your portable storage drive.

Features Portable and Fast
Designed for professional photographers and videographers, the SanDisk Extreme 500 portable SSD is compact and delivers up to 4x the speed of an external hard drive.

Built Tough
This is a portable SSD that’s tough enough to resist shocks, vibrations and extreme temperatures. There are no moving parts to break so you can bump it, drop it or leave it in the hot or cold.

Stays Cool and Quiet
Unlike external hard drives that generate a lot of heat, the SanDisk Extreme 500 portable SSD is a cool and quiet customer on even the busiest of days and high temperatures.

Protect your Privacy
SanDisk SecureAccess software uses 128-bit encryption to keep your private files from prying eyes.

Trust in SanDisk
Made by SanDisk, one of the leading manufacturers of storage. The solid state technology provides high performance storage for photographers, videographers and all who need to capture and transfer large media files.

Up to 430 MB/s Transfer Speeds
Get to work in seconds, transfer large videos and photo libraries at up to 430 MB/s for 480GB and 415 MB/s for 120 GB and 240 GB. Available in 120 GB to 480 GB for on-the-go media pros.
Capacity 480GB
Edition Extreme 500
Form Factor External
Interface USB 3.0
Host Controller Interface  
Flash Memory Type None
Max. Read 430 MB/s
Max. Write 400 MB/s
DRAM Cache Memory N/A
DRAM Cache Memory Type  
Max. Random Read 4K  
Max. Random Write 4K  
Latency N/A
Special Features  
Power Consumption (active)  
Max. Endurance Rating  
Max. Operating Vibration 5.35 gRMS
Max. Non-operating Vibration  
Max. Operating Shock 800G
Max. Non-operating Shock  
OS Support
  • Mac OS 10.4+
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Vista
Bracket N/A
Package Type Retail

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480GB SanDisk Extreme 500, Rugged External Portable SSD, Read 430MB/s, Write 400MB/s, USB 3.0, Windows/MAC Compatible is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact and fast The requirement was for storage and analysis of a large text archive and this astonishingly compact and light disk is the ideal solution. It allows me to move from desktop, to laptop, to tablet with no problem and process at speeds that match the internal SSD of my lightweight laptop. Perfect.
Date published: 2016-09-28
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SanDisk 480GB Extreme 500 Portable SSD with USB 3.0
SanDisk 480GB Extreme 500 Portable SSD with USB 3.0