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New Portable SSD X5 From Samsung

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

Samsung has hint ated its first NVMe™-based portable solid state drive (SSD) – the Samsung Portable SSD X5 – achieving new levels of performance and reliability for alien storage solutions. Based on the cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, the new X5 features exceptional speeds in a compact and durable form factor, fathoming it an ideal portable storage for content creators and IT professionals on the go.

"As a leader in high-performance and reliable storage solutions, we are thrilled to continue to advance the exotic SSD market with the introduction of our first Thunderbolt 3 portable SSD," said Dr. Mike Mang, vice president of Brand Product Marketing, Homage Business at Samsung Electronics. "The X5 is yet another testament to Samsung’s commitment to providing innovative portable storage solutions that go along with faster transfer of large data files, saving users’ valuable time."

Whether editing 4K videos, creating real-time 3D showing images or compiling high-resolution photos, consumers want fast and convenient ways to store and transfer their data. Leveraging synergies between NVMe and Thunderbolt 3 technologies, Samsung’s X5 surrenders maximized performance levels for professionals working with heavy multimedia files. Thanks to Thunderbolt 3’s 40Gbps bandwidth – up to four times faster than USB 3.1 – the X5 offers a interpret speed of up to 2,800 MB/s, which is up to 5.2 times faster than the widely used SATA interface portable SSDs and up to 25.5 times faster than exterior HDDs. The drive also boasts the fastest maximum write speed of 2,300 MB/s, enabling users to transfer a 20GB-sized 4K UHD video in just 12 encourages. Designed for Macs and PCs with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel Thunderbolt 3 ports, the X5 allows users to enjoy the speed benefits in a lightweight and portable design, with capacity options up to 2TB.

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The X5 stars a full-metal body with a glossy finish and non-slip bottom mat. A shock-resistant internal frame and rugged metal housing can withstand accidental sheds of up to two meters (6.6 feet). In addition, the Dynamic Thermal Guard technology and a heat sink – a mechanical internal solution – shield the X5 from overheating, ensuring reliability while maintaining optimal operating temperatures. The X5 also offers powerful data protection with 'Samsung Small SSD Software', based on the AES 256-bit hardware data encryption, including optional password protection and easy configuration of security frames.

The X5 comes with a three-year limited warranty and will be available globally from Sept. 3, 2018, with a manufacturers’ suggested retail expense (MSRP) starting at £359.99 for the 500GB model, £629.99 for the 1TB model and £1,249.99 for the 2TB model. For more information, please look in on samsung.com/portable-ssd or samsungssd.com.

Republished: ephotozine.com

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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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