SanDisk Extreme 500 480 GB External Solid State Drive Item # 822203
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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 drive.Get to work in seconds, transfer big videos and photo libraries at up to 415 MB/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.
|Device Supported||mobile phone|
|drive connector type||USB 3.0|
|Features||Shock Resistance; Vibration Resistant|
|hard drive type||solid state drive|
|Maximum Read Transfer Rate||430 MB/s|
|Maximum Write Transfer Rate||400 MB/s|
|Platform Supported||PC; Mac|
|Product Name||Extreme 500 Portable SSD|
|storage capacity||480 GB|
|System Requirements||Windows Vista; Windows 7; Windows 8; Windows 8.1; Mac OS 10.4|
|warranty length||3-year limited|
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From the Manufacturer|
SanDisk Extreme® 500 Portable SSD, 480GBThe SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD allows you to carry 480GB (1) of data in your pocket. It's ideal for computer users, photographers, videographers and graphic designers who need to transfer or back up large files on the go. This high-speed SSD with read speeds of up to 430MB/s is up to 4X faster than a portable hard disk drive (2) so you can move your files in a flash. From a leader in flash memory storage, the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD has no moving parts to break and comes with 128-bit AES encryption software (4) to ensure your files are secure wherever you go.
SanDisk® products are constructed to the highest standards and rigorously tested. You can be confident in the outstanding quality, performance and reliability of every SanDisk product.
At a Glance:
- Read speeds of up to 430MB/s for fast transfers (5)
- 128-bit AES encryption software (4)
- Compact and durable (3)
- Portable SSD that fits in your pocket
What's in the box?
- SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD, 480GB
- USB 3.0 cable
Read Speeds of up to 430MB/s (5)You can transfer hi-res photo, video, and other media files in seconds. The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD's read speed of up to 430MB/s (5) delivers up to 4X the speed of a portable hard disk drive (2).
Compact Size for Easy PortabilityThe SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD is small enough to fit in your pocket. Its compact design makes it easy to take with you anywhere.
Designed for DurabilityDesigned with a rugged rubber bumper for added durability, the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD is shock- and vibration-resistant (3).
SanDisk SecureAccess® Software Protects Your PrivacyCreate a private folder on your drive with SanDisk SecureAccess software (4). This 128-bit AES encryption software makes it easy to password-protect critical files. Drag and drop files into the vault, and they'll be protected.
Built for the on-the-go LifestyleThis portable SSD features a durable design and a convenient metal clip that lets you fasten it to your bag.
Simply Powered by the USB PortThe SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD gets all the power it needs through the USB port—no need to carry additional power cords.
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|SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD, 120GB||SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD, 240GB||SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD, 480GB|
|Sequential read (up to)||415MB/s||415MB/s||430MB/s|
|Sequential write (up to)||340MB/s||340MB/s||400MB/s|
|Interface||USB 3.0||USB 3.0||USB 3.0|
|Shock Resistant||800 G||800 G||800 G|
|Vibration Resistant||5.35 gRMS, 50-2000 Hz||5.35 gRMS, 50-2000 Hz||5.35 gRMS, 50-2000 Hz|
|Operating temperature||32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C)||32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C)||32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C)|
|Storage temperature||4°F to 158°F ( 20°C to 70°C)||4°F to 158°F ( 20°C to 70°C)||4°F to 158°F ( 20°C to 70°C)|
|Dimensions||0.42 x 2.98 x 2.98 in. (10.67 x 75.69 x 75.69 mm)||0.42 x 2.98 x 2.98 in. (10.67 x 75.69 x 75.69 mm)||0.42 x 2.98 x 2.98 in. (10.67 x 75.69 x 75.69 mm)|
|Compatibility||Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Mac OS 10.4+ ― no drivers needed||Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Mac OS 10.4+ ― no drivers needed||Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Mac OS 10.4+ ― no drivers needed|
(1) 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
(2) As compared to 500GB portable hard drive based on internal speed performance tests.
(3) Shock resistant (up to 800 G), vibration resistant (5.35 gRMS, 50-2000 HZ), temperature resistant (from -20 degrees C to +70 degrees).
(4) Password protection uses 128-bit AES encryption and is supported by, Mac OS X v10.6+, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
(5) Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending on drive capacity, host device, OS and application. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes.
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