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  1. WD - My Passport SSD 512GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This thing is fast...It was a great buy...This Solid State Drive has been a great addition to allow fast large files to be shared across different computers and platforms...If I ever need more space on my Surface, and need to use it to more than just store things, I'll buy these any day over a Hard Drive option"

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    Ensure your files are protected on this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive. Thanks to the USB Type-C port, it produces transfer speeds of up to 540MB/sec, letting you transfer entire movies in a few moments. Solid-state technology in this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive ensures resistance to impacts and extreme heat and cold.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
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    "This thing is fast...It was a great buy...This Solid State Drive has been a great addition to allow fast large files to be shared across different computers and platforms...If I ever need more space on my Surface, and need to use it to more than just store things, I'll buy these any day over a Hard Drive option"

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    Ensure your files are protected on this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive. Thanks to the USB Type-C port, it produces transfer speeds of up to 540MB/sec, letting you transfer entire movies in a few moments. Solid-state technology in this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive ensures resistance to impacts and extreme heat and cold.
  2. WD - My Passport SSD 1024GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very good and fast...So far works great...prices of SSD have come down so much that it essentially makes a spinning hard drive obsolete and this portable drive is a perfect example...I'm only using a USB3.0 connection so I get only around 277Mb/s transfer rates not the advertised 540 but still its a whole lot faster then a spinning disk"

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    Store thousands of files on this Western Digital My Passport 1TB hard drive. Solid-state technology makes it resistant to excessive heat and cold, and the slim device even resists losing data due to impacts. Rapid file transfer speeds are assured thanks to the USB Type-C port on this Western Digital My Passport 1TB hard drive, which produces speeds up to 540 MB/sec.
    Your price for this item is $169.99
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    "Very good and fast...So far works great...prices of SSD have come down so much that it essentially makes a spinning hard drive obsolete and this portable drive is a perfect example...I'm only using a USB3.0 connection so I get only around 277Mb/s transfer rates not the advertised 540 but still its a whole lot faster then a spinning disk"

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    Store thousands of files on this Western Digital My Passport 1TB hard drive. Solid-state technology makes it resistant to excessive heat and cold, and the slim device even resists losing data due to impacts. Rapid file transfer speeds are assured thanks to the USB Type-C port on this Western Digital My Passport 1TB hard drive, which produces speeds up to 540 MB/sec.
  3. WD - My Passport Go 500GB External USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive - Black With Cobalt Trim - Front_Zoom
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    "I would buy again...Great for xbox one...I am not so handy with a computer but was able to back up my pc easily...This drive is a great way for me to back up my photo files, and quickly edit them in Photoshop or Lightroom"

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    Back up important data with this 500GB Western Digital portable solid-state drive. The 300MB/sec. transfer speed lets you save large files quickly, and the rubber edges absorb shock to protect the device in drops of up to 2m. This compact Western Digital portable solid-state drive fits comfortably in your pocket.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
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    "I would buy again...Great for xbox one...I am not so handy with a computer but was able to back up my pc easily...This drive is a great way for me to back up my photo files, and quickly edit them in Photoshop or Lightroom"

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    Back up important data with this 500GB Western Digital portable solid-state drive. The 300MB/sec. transfer speed lets you save large files quickly, and the rubber edges absorb shock to protect the device in drops of up to 2m. This compact Western Digital portable solid-state drive fits comfortably in your pocket.
  4. WD - My Passport SSD 2TB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good brand to relay on...WOW what else can I say...Like the idea of transporting an external drive around knowing there are no moving parts that potentially could go bad due to a drop...Great product if you don't want to carry a big drive with you on trips and out and about this is perfect, Love it"

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    Store your files with this 2TB Western Digital My Passport solid state drive. Its portable, durable design and ample space provide convenient storage for work documents, media and personal files. This 2TB Western Digital My Passport solid state drive lets you access files in a flash thanks to its 540MB/sec. read speed.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "Good brand to relay on...WOW what else can I say...Like the idea of transporting an external drive around knowing there are no moving parts that potentially could go bad due to a drop...Great product if you don't want to carry a big drive with you on trips and out and about this is perfect, Love it"

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    Store your files with this 2TB Western Digital My Passport solid state drive. Its portable, durable design and ample space provide convenient storage for work documents, media and personal files. This 2TB Western Digital My Passport solid state drive lets you access files in a flash thanks to its 540MB/sec. read speed.
  5. WD - My Passport SSD 256GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Bought as a backup drive for my MacBook Air, great price and quick to set up"

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    Keep your files safe and secure on this Western Digital My Passport solid-state hard drive. The 256GB storage capacity provides plenty of space for an array of items, including large video files, databases or thousands of photos, whether in JPEG or RAW. This Western Digital My Passport solid-state hard drive ensures rapid transfers thanks to a 540MB/sec. read speed.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    "Bought as a backup drive for my MacBook Air, great price and quick to set up"

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    Keep your files safe and secure on this Western Digital My Passport solid-state hard drive. The 256GB storage capacity provides plenty of space for an array of items, including large video files, databases or thousands of photos, whether in JPEG or RAW. This Western Digital My Passport solid-state hard drive ensures rapid transfers thanks to a 540MB/sec. read speed.
  6. OWC - Envoy 1TB External Portable Solid State Drive - Black - Front_Standard

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    While elegant in design, the true beauty of the OWC Envoy Pro EX might be its rugged, high-performance capabilities. Easily carried in a coat pocket, backpack, or briefcase, the anodized aluminum body securely houses an OWC Aura Pro 6G Solid State Drive offering 100x greater protection of your valuable data than even an Enterprise class hard drive. With blistering fast transfer rates of up to 500MB/s, the Envoy Pro EX can handle any demanding storage and/or backup need in the office or on the road. And because it's USB 3.0 bus-powered, the Envoy Pro EX doesn't require an AC power adapter, making it the ideal Plug and Play external storage solution.
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    While elegant in design, the true beauty of the OWC Envoy Pro EX might be its rugged, high-performance capabilities. Easily carried in a coat pocket, backpack, or briefcase, the anodized aluminum body securely houses an OWC Aura Pro 6G Solid State Drive offering 100x greater protection of your valuable data than even an Enterprise class hard drive. With blistering fast transfer rates of up to 500MB/s, the Envoy Pro EX can handle any demanding storage and/or backup need in the office or on the road. And because it's USB 3.0 bus-powered, the Envoy Pro EX doesn't require an AC power adapter, making it the ideal Plug and Play external storage solution.
  7. Samsung - T5 500GB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Alluring blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Compact For My DJ...Gets the job done...Hard drive is really fast use it for my surface pro for my music daw and it is perfect I store alot of my sounds on there so I dont have to take a bulkier drive with me and I love the fact that it also acts as a storage device for my phone...Wow I paid a lot more for this ssd external drive awhile ago, it's a good deal at what it sells for now, works fast on usb-c connection on an iMac lots of extra storage so I don't have to pay extra for iCloud storage"

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    Back up your system or move data between computers with this 500GB Samsung portable solid-state drive. Transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s let you save and share larger files easily, and the lightweight design fits into your pocket or bag. This durable USB 3.0 portable solid-state drive uses AES 256-bit encryption for reliable data security.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
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    "Compact For My DJ...Gets the job done...Hard drive is really fast use it for my surface pro for my music daw and it is perfect I store alot of my sounds on there so I dont have to take a bulkier drive with me and I love the fact that it also acts as a storage device for my phone...Wow I paid a lot more for this ssd external drive awhile ago, it's a good deal at what it sells for now, works fast on usb-c connection on an iMac lots of extra storage so I don't have to pay extra for iCloud storage"

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    Back up your system or move data between computers with this 500GB Samsung portable solid-state drive. Transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s let you save and share larger files easily, and the lightweight design fits into your pocket or bag. This durable USB 3.0 portable solid-state drive uses AES 256-bit encryption for reliable data security.
  8. Samsung - T5 1TB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Deep black - Front_Zoom
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    "Not hot but warm...No issues so far...What I mean is that I noticed a quality of life improving savings of several seconds when I load a favorite game from this external drive, but someone else may not notice that...We lost a lot of data and decided that a solid state drive would be the best way to keep this from happening again"

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    Store files securely on this 1TB Samsung portable SSD. It transfers data at speeds of up to 540MB/s for increased work productivity, and it connects to Android smart phones with a downloadable app, so you can backup pictures and music. This Samsung portable SSD is smaller than a standard business card for easy transport.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
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    "Not hot but warm...No issues so far...What I mean is that I noticed a quality of life improving savings of several seconds when I load a favorite game from this external drive, but someone else may not notice that...We lost a lot of data and decided that a solid state drive would be the best way to keep this from happening again"

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    Store files securely on this 1TB Samsung portable SSD. It transfers data at speeds of up to 540MB/s for increased work productivity, and it connects to Android smart phones with a downloadable app, so you can backup pictures and music. This Samsung portable SSD is smaller than a standard business card for easy transport.
  9. PNY - Elite 240GB External USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive - Aluminum - Front_Zoom
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    "Good but gets hot...Item is working now...So all in all I was glad I got it and wished I could have afforded the larger version...I recommend you buy one of these if you buy a computer with a ssd drive as they dont hold enough data"

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    Transfer large files with blazing fast speed with this PNY Prevail Elite solid-state drive. The expansive 240GB drive accesses programs quickly and efficiently, and the SSD comes with Acronis Data Backup Protection software for easy data backup. This PNY Prevail Elite solid-state drive is compatible with most Windows and Apple computers via a USB port.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    "Good but gets hot...Item is working now...So all in all I was glad I got it and wished I could have afforded the larger version...I recommend you buy one of these if you buy a computer with a ssd drive as they dont hold enough data"

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    Transfer large files with blazing fast speed with this PNY Prevail Elite solid-state drive. The expansive 240GB drive accesses programs quickly and efficiently, and the SSD comes with Acronis Data Backup Protection software for easy data backup. This PNY Prevail Elite solid-state drive is compatible with most Windows and Apple computers via a USB port.
  10. Samsung - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished T5 1TB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Deep Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good for the price...These drives are great...What a world of difference, a delite using my MAC again...I really like how small it is and that it is so lightweight"

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    Geek Squad® Certified Refurbished products are thoroughly, painstakingly and lovingly tested, so you can be sure that your device will work right, right away. Learn more about Geek Squad® Certified Refurbished products.

    Give your digital files portable, robust storage with this 1TB Samsung external solid-state drive. Its V-NAND flash memory and USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface provide high-speed data transfers of up to 540MB/sec., and AES 256-bit hardware encryption keeps files secure. This refurbished Samsung external solid-state drive is shock-resistant and withstands 6.6-foot drops.

    Your price for this item is $161.99
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    "Good for the price...These drives are great...What a world of difference, a delite using my MAC again...I really like how small it is and that it is so lightweight"

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    Geek Squad® Certified Refurbished products are thoroughly, painstakingly and lovingly tested, so you can be sure that your device will work right, right away. Learn more about Geek Squad® Certified Refurbished products.

    Give your digital files portable, robust storage with this 1TB Samsung external solid-state drive. Its V-NAND flash memory and USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface provide high-speed data transfers of up to 540MB/sec., and AES 256-bit hardware encryption keeps files secure. This refurbished Samsung external solid-state drive is shock-resistant and withstands 6.6-foot drops.

  11. SanDisk - Extreme 900 960GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive - Front_Standard
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    "Super Fast External Drive...Easy setup, great storage capacity...This is by far the fastest external drive I've ever used...Form factor is compact, rubber sides make a good bumper, doesn't heat up"

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    Get ready for 4K with this SanDisk Extreme portable solid state drive. Able to transfer data at up to 850MB per second using a USB 3.1 interface, this solid state drive makes it easy to transfer high-resolution video securely. The large 960GB capacity of this SanDisk Extreme portable solid state drive means even the most demanding videographer has plenty of storage.
    Your price for this item is $549.99
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    "Super Fast External Drive...Easy setup, great storage capacity...This is by far the fastest external drive I've ever used...Form factor is compact, rubber sides make a good bumper, doesn't heat up"

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    Get ready for 4K with this SanDisk Extreme portable solid state drive. Able to transfer data at up to 850MB per second using a USB 3.1 interface, this solid state drive makes it easy to transfer high-resolution video securely. The large 960GB capacity of this SanDisk Extreme portable solid state drive means even the most demanding videographer has plenty of storage.
  12. Samsung - T5 250GB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Alluring blue - Front_Zoom
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    "A great portable drive I was fortunate enough to get on sale...Best Buy ran a great deal on this Samsung external Solid State"

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    Protect data with this 250GB Samsung external solid-state drive. Transfer speeds of up to 540MB/sec. let you back up large files quickly, and AES 256-bit encryption secures your data to keep it out of malicious hands. This Samsung external solid-state drive includes intuitive software that lets you manage files from your mobile device.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "A great portable drive I was fortunate enough to get on sale...Best Buy ran a great deal on this Samsung external Solid State"

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    Protect data with this 250GB Samsung external solid-state drive. Transfer speeds of up to 540MB/sec. let you back up large files quickly, and AES 256-bit encryption secures your data to keep it out of malicious hands. This Samsung external solid-state drive includes intuitive software that lets you manage files from your mobile device.
  13. HyperX - SAVAGE EXO 480GB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Black - Front_Zoom

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    The HyperX SAVAGE EXO SSD utilizes 3D NAND technology to deliver SSD speeds more reliably and efficiently than 2D NAND so you can get your games patched, installed, and booted faster. Slash load times with a drive that's up to 20% faster than today's game systems. The SAVAGE EXO is easy to connect, works with both Mac and PC, and can be used on your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One via the USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection. Weighing in at a trivial 56 g, the super-compact SAVAGE EXO is the perfect solution for lightning-quick storage and transfer on the go.
    Your price for this item is $94.99

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    The HyperX SAVAGE EXO SSD utilizes 3D NAND technology to deliver SSD speeds more reliably and efficiently than 2D NAND so you can get your games patched, installed, and booted faster. Slash load times with a drive that's up to 20% faster than today's game systems. The SAVAGE EXO is easy to connect, works with both Mac and PC, and can be used on your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One via the USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection. Weighing in at a trivial 56 g, the super-compact SAVAGE EXO is the perfect solution for lightning-quick storage and transfer on the go.
  14. Samsung - Portable SSD X5 2TB External Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom

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    Carry essential media wherever you go with this Samsung portable SSD. The 2TB capacity lets you back up your work while leaving plenty of room for entertainment files, and the 2300MB/sec. write speed ensures rapid data transfers. This Samsung portable SSD is shock-resistant to keep it safe from everyday wear and tear.
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    Carry essential media wherever you go with this Samsung portable SSD. The 2TB capacity lets you back up your work while leaving plenty of room for entertainment files, and the 2300MB/sec. write speed ensures rapid data transfers. This Samsung portable SSD is shock-resistant to keep it safe from everyday wear and tear.
  15. Samsung - Portable SSD X5 1TB External Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom

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    Save important data on this 1TB Samsung portable SSD. Thunderbolt 3 technology provides read speeds of 2800MB/sec. and write speeds of 2300MB/sec. so you can access files quickly, and the Dynamic Thermal Guard keeps its temperature at an optimal level. This Samsung portable SSD offers password protection to secure private information.
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    Save important data on this 1TB Samsung portable SSD. Thunderbolt 3 technology provides read speeds of 2800MB/sec. and write speeds of 2300MB/sec. so you can access files quickly, and the Dynamic Thermal Guard keeps its temperature at an optimal level. This Samsung portable SSD offers password protection to secure private information.