Amazon is offering the Samsung T5 500GB External USB-C SSD for $79.99 shipped. That’s up to $20 off and is only the second time we’ve seen it go this low at Amazon. When it comes to external drives, solid-state is the way to go. Not only will this Samsung get you get blazing fast transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s, it’ll also keep your data much safer since it does away with moving parts, which cause traditional HDDs to fail. Rated 4.7/5 stars. Check out our hands-on review to learn more.
Have a 2.5-inch drive lying around? If so, you can always opt to put this USB-C enclosure to use for $17. It won’t be as small as Samsung’s, but it could turn out to be a much more affordable way to go.
If you don’t have a drive, you could always take advantage of the current sale price on PNY’s 1TB or 2TB Internal SSDs from $105. You can lock in up to $45 in savings depending on which capacity you choose.
Samsung T5 500GB External USB-C SSD features:
- Superfast Read-Write speeds of up to 540 MB/s
- Top to bottom metal design that fits in the palm of your hand
- Optional password protection and AES 256-bit hardware encryption
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