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Samsung - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished T5 500GB External USB Type-C Portable Solid-State Drive - Alluring Blue-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for Xbox

    Posted
    Ohmyglock406
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    I learned about the benefits of an SSD for an Xbox and decided I needed one. I'd just bought Battlefield V which is a huge game and has some long load times. So according to Google and hard-core gaming nerds an SSD will significantly reduce game load times and make games run smoother. I don't own a lot of games so I don't need much space. Just enough for a few games I'm currently playing. I wanted a type C cord to go with my phone so I went this route. I didn't do any tests or clock the load speeds. I did get Forza 4 and ran it a few times off the console's hard drive before transferring it to the SSD. Wow, definitely a huge improvement when loading the main menus! The size is perfect too. I live in hotels 85% of the year and this fits perfectly in my Xbox's card case.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Refurbished T5 Samsung 500GB External SSD Drive

    Posted
    OhRick
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    Initially, when I first plugged in my new refurb'd drive my computer didn't see it and I thought that I had a defective unit. After further online investigation I found that often with a new external drive you have to get into the computers disc management system and assign the new drive a letter designation, Example - D:, once this is accomplished the new drive functions perfectly every time I plug it in. It is a nice little SSD drive with lots of available space for mass storage. I am certainly not a computer ops nerd but was able to figure this out quite quickly. I recommend this drive to all that need extra storage space to back up your documents!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Lightning FAST

    Posted
    Batgirl
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    This little drive is a GAME CHANGER. It amazes everyone how fast it can copy files. If you have a time restricting job that always has large files to pass back and forth, this is for you. I copied a 12GB folder in less than a minute! It also nice being so small and easy to pack away. It also comes with 2 wires...one for USB A and USB C, which is handy if someone is on an older Mac and another is on the Touchbar.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Blazing fast on 2018 iMac 27"

    Posted
    Nicholas
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    I bought this to store and edit 4k DJI Mavic pro videos and it works ultra fast through the thunderbolt 3 (usb type c) connection on my 2018 iMac 27". For the price on this referb item you really cant beat it, the read/write speed is super fast and I'm happy with the purchase. I was surprised at how small the drive is, probably 1/3 or 1/4 the size of a usb powered wd easystore external drive.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great SSD

    Posted
    lize
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    I carry a lot of media with me at all times, I find myself outgrowing flash drives so I decided to get a SSD. There was no cosmetic issues with the SSD and it works perfectly. I highly recommend this refurbished SSD, you save money and it works just the same.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Size and Speeds

    Posted
    Nanashi
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    Im a big Samsung fan for reasons like this, this device is great, reads and writes are top notch using USB3.1 or ThunderBolt 3, It feels sturdy and it can take a hit, all while working fine, Look no further with Samsung

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great External SSD Drive.

    Posted
    Mainframe7
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    I love this 500gb SSD Drive. Its a fast external ssd drive! I use it with my pc and my mac. It's reliable. I backup my documents, pictures and videos.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price for a SSD.

    Posted
    SqueezeBox19
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    Using this as a startup disk for a iMac. After having a internal hard drive failure, using this SSD was a better choice to avoid losing files in the future.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great EXT SSD

    Posted
    Decider
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    First external SSD I have ever purchased and I am very satisfied with my Samsung choice. I got it at a fair price and nice that cables came with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Poor non usable

    Posted
    JimR
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    Erased all drivers and they could not be reloaded. Basically a small expense paper weight. Took it back to BB Geek and their could not load driver.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Small portable Drive

    Posted
    ConcernedFamilyMember
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    The External Drive is great for moving files and saving Data. The drawback is that it doesn't come with software to do automatic backups.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice SSD

    Posted
    1025srl
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    Very happy with this SSD. I transfer alot of quite large files. Samsung is fast and saves me time. Much faster than my PNY SSD. Highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    At168
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    The drive is well-built and very fast. I partition it in two drive for my macbook pro and run bootcamp from one. Highly recommended!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great external HD/USB solid-state 500GB drive.

    Posted
    Robert
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    A nice portable way to move data/photos/music/documents from one PC to another PC. Solid state is much faster too!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Expensive paper weight

    Posted
    Jeproks
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    It does not recognized by my laptop. It is useless. I will return this junk first thing tomorrow.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great upgrade for Xbox One external drive

    Posted
    reyesjhs
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    I have purchase two of this drives and load times have been cut in half with this Samsung T5 drives.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic bargain

    Posted
    DLor81
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    Bought the refurbished model and saved $30! Works like a champ on my Xbox one!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    KULIN
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    It is good product. I may order anothet one. It has good reading and writing speed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    geek squad certified ssd in excellent condition

    Posted
    c568l6
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    The drive looked new, but without documentation. Worked perfectly after reformat.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good ssd

    Posted
    Thomas
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    Great hard drive fast and slips in your pocket great if your on the go

    I would recommend this to a friend