The new Samsung X5 is the fastest portable drive on the market

Samsung today introduced the launch of its latest portable solid state drive, the SSD X5. The X5, which makes use of Thunderbolt 3 technology, is the company’s first NVMe-based portable solid state drive for incredible fast transfer speeds in a form factor that’s compact and sturdy.

Samsung says the X5 offers read speeds of up to 2800MB/s, that is 5.2 times faster than SATA interface portable SSDs and up to 25.5 times quicker than external hard drives

Samsung X5 Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD Design

Design-wise, the sleek X5 has a full-metal body, a sleek end, and a non-slip mat on the bottom.

Inner a surprise-resistant frame that lets in the SSD to survive drops of up to 6.6 toes (2m). There also are mechanical features interior that save you overheating.

Samsung X5 Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD Features

The brand new X5 SSDs will use a aggregate of Thunderbolt 3 technology and NMVe, which rapid internal SSDs like the 960 Pro use, to deliver speeds far quicker than the T5 or any other portable drive. It’s going to have examine and write speeds of 2,800 MB/s and 2,300 MB/s respectively. The T5’s read/write speeds most effective go as much as 540 MB/s, to position that in perspective. Externally, the X5 may have a complete-metallic frame and a non-slip mat on the bottom. It is going to be shock-resistant and drop-resistant up to 6.6 feet. There can also be safeguards in place to keep it from overheating. You will be able to use Samsung’s portable SSD software program to encrypt the records and password protect sensitive files.

Samsung X5 Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD Price

The X5 is available for purchase started on September 3. The 500GB model will be priced at $400, the 1TB model will be priced at $700, and a 2TB model will be available for $1,400. Additional information is available on Samsung’s website.