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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for external ssd for mac.

If your MacBook's hard drive is getting full, or if you want to speed up your computer, consider adding an external solid-state drive (SSD). SSDs are much faster than traditional spinning hard drives, and they're more resistant to damage from drops and spills. Browse the top-ranked list of external SSDs for Macs below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Samsung - T7 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2 Portable SSD with Hardware Encryption - Indigo Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "EXCELLENT External SSD for Mac; note on formatting...Great dependable and fast external SSD. I am using the Samsung external SSDs with Macs, for quick Time Machine backups when the SSD is directly connected to a Mac. ...Excellent external storage...Excellent external ssd storage. Only flaw is the Samsung software encryption does not work on Macs."

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    Back up your system with this indigo blue Samsung T7 portable SSD. The 2TB capacity offers ample storage space for documents and downloads, while write speeds of up to 1,000MB/sec. let you transfer files swiftly. This Samsung T7 portable SSD has a sturdy metal body for reliable durability, and AES 256-bit encryption shields against unauthorized access.
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    "EXCELLENT External SSD for Mac; note on formatting...Great dependable and fast external SSD. I am using the Samsung external SSDs with Macs, for quick Time Machine backups when the SSD is directly connected to a Mac. ...Excellent external storage...Excellent external ssd storage. Only flaw is the Samsung software encryption does not work on Macs."

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    Back up your system with this indigo blue Samsung T7 portable SSD. The 2TB capacity offers ample storage space for documents and downloads, while write speeds of up to 1,000MB/sec. let you transfer files swiftly. This Samsung T7 portable SSD has a sturdy metal body for reliable durability, and AES 256-bit encryption shields against unauthorized access.
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  2. Crucial - X9 Pro for Mac 2TB External USB-C SSD - Starlight - Front_Zoom
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    "Crucial - X9 Pro for Mac 2TB external USB-C SSD...Much smaller than my 2TB external G-Drive....Crucial Storage for Mac....This product is absolutely amazing and works extremely well with my Mac."

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    Designed for Mac and optimized to work with Apple devices right out of the box, the Crucial X9 Pro for Mac helps you supercharge your creativity. With space to store thousands of photos, files, and videos and the speed to edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, the Crucial X9 Pro for Mac provides support for even taxing workloads along with durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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    "Crucial - X9 Pro for Mac 2TB external USB-C SSD...Much smaller than my 2TB external G-Drive....Crucial Storage for Mac....This product is absolutely amazing and works extremely well with my Mac."

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    Designed for Mac and optimized to work with Apple devices right out of the box, the Crucial X9 Pro for Mac helps you supercharge your creativity. With space to store thousands of photos, files, and videos and the speed to edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, the Crucial X9 Pro for Mac provides support for even taxing workloads along with durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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  3. Crucial - X9 1TB External USB-C SSD - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CT1000X9SSD9
    SKU: 6557871
    Top comment

    "Plug and play with my mac...Back up for my m2 Mac mini. Just plug it in and drag files to backup,...Best budget external ssd"

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    Dependable storage for your favorite devices, wherever you go - that's what the Crucial X9 Portable SSD offers. With lots of space for all yoru favorite photos, videos, games and more, the Crucial X9 gives you speedy file transfers and compatibility with PCs, Macs, tablets, gaming consoles and Android phones, making it the perfect plug-and-play storage solution
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    "Plug and play with my mac...Back up for my m2 Mac mini. Just plug it in and drag files to backup,...Best budget external ssd"

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    Dependable storage for your favorite devices, wherever you go - that's what the Crucial X9 Portable SSD offers. With lots of space for all yoru favorite photos, videos, games and more, the Crucial X9 gives you speedy file transfers and compatibility with PCs, Macs, tablets, gaming consoles and Android phones, making it the perfect plug-and-play storage solution
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  4. Crucial - X9 2TB External USB-C SSD - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CT2000X9SSD9
    SKU: 6557872
    Top comment

    "Compact External Hard Drive...This is such a compact external hard drive. It completely backed up my obsolete MAC desktop...Great ssd...This external ssd works as it should . Great value for a 2 tb ssd card"

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    Dependable storage for your favorite devices, wherever you go - that's what the Crucial X9 Portable SSD offers. With lots of space for all yoru favorite photos, videos, games and more, the Crucial X9 gives you speedy file transfers and compatibility with PCs, Macs, tablets, gaming consoles and Android phones, making it the perfect plug-and-play storage solution
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    "Compact External Hard Drive...This is such a compact external hard drive. It completely backed up my obsolete MAC desktop...Great ssd...This external ssd works as it should . Great value for a 2 tb ssd card"

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    Product Description

    Dependable storage for your favorite devices, wherever you go - that's what the Crucial X9 Portable SSD offers. With lots of space for all yoru favorite photos, videos, games and more, the Crucial X9 gives you speedy file transfers and compatibility with PCs, Macs, tablets, gaming consoles and Android phones, making it the perfect plug-and-play storage solution
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  5. Crucial - X9 4TB External USB-C SSD - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CT4000X9SSD9
    SKU: 6557870
    Top comment

    "Works on windows and Mac . Is not as fast as I was expecting, but ok"

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    Dependable storage for your favorite devices, wherever you go - that's what the Crucial X9 Portable SSD offers. With lots of space for all yoru favorite photos, videos, games and more, the Crucial X9 gives you speedy file transfers and compatibility with PCs, Macs, tablets, gaming consoles and Android phones, making it the perfect plug-and-play storage solution
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    Top comment

    "Works on windows and Mac . Is not as fast as I was expecting, but ok"

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    Product Description

    Dependable storage for your favorite devices, wherever you go - that's what the Crucial X9 Portable SSD offers. With lots of space for all yoru favorite photos, videos, games and more, the Crucial X9 gives you speedy file transfers and compatibility with PCs, Macs, tablets, gaming consoles and Android phones, making it the perfect plug-and-play storage solution
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  6. SanDisk - Extreme Portable 1TB External USB-C NVMe SSD - Monterey - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent Portable External Hard Drive...The SanDisk external SSD is wonderful. Easy to use, extremely durable, and small so very portable....Best possible SSD...This external sand disc is absolutely amazing! It’s fast it’s quick it’s convenient. "

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    Product Description

    Your life’s an adventure. To capture and keep its best moments, you need fast, high-capacity storage that accelerates every move. With up to 1050MB/s read and 1000MB/s write speeds, store your content and creations on a fast drive that fits seamlessly into your active lifestyle. Up to three-meter drop protection, with IP65 water and dust resistance, a carabiner loop for securing the drive, and a 5-year limited warranty give you the peace of mind to take it with you on travels near and far. From a brand trusted by professional photographers, the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD provides fast solid state performance in a tough, reliable storage solution.
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    "Excellent Portable External Hard Drive...The SanDisk external SSD is wonderful. Easy to use, extremely durable, and small so very portable....Best possible SSD...This external sand disc is absolutely amazing! It’s fast it’s quick it’s convenient. "

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    Product Description

    Your life’s an adventure. To capture and keep its best moments, you need fast, high-capacity storage that accelerates every move. With up to 1050MB/s read and 1000MB/s write speeds, store your content and creations on a fast drive that fits seamlessly into your active lifestyle. Up to three-meter drop protection, with IP65 water and dust resistance, a carabiner loop for securing the drive, and a 5-year limited warranty give you the peace of mind to take it with you on travels near and far. From a brand trusted by professional photographers, the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD provides fast solid state performance in a tough, reliable storage solution.
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  7. Samsung - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished T7 Shield 1TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2 Rugged SSD IP65 Water Resistant - Beige - Front_Zoom

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    Samsung T7 Shield 1TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Rated, for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Beige. 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
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    Samsung T7 Shield 1TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Rated, for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Beige. 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
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  8. SanDisk - Extreme Afrofuturism Edition 1TB External USB Type C Portable SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Portable SSD Must-Have...Having a portable SSD is a necessity for working outside the office. ...Very cool and portable SSD"

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    Product Description

    In collaboration with We.Elevate, Western Digital proudly presents a limited-edition portable SSD in celebration of Black History Month. Featuring the iconic character Cast from the diverse manga series CLOCK STRIKER, this SSD is more than just a storage device – it's a tribute to the achievements of contemporary Black digital artists. Crafted by Frederick L. Jones and Issaka Galadima, CLOCK STRIKER's narrative follows the journey of a young heroine using her STEM intellect to become a legendary engineer. This exclusive SSD not only boasts up to 1050MB/s read and 1000MB/s write speeds but also comes pre-loaded with premium content by distinguished Black digital artists and producers. Beyond its artistic exterior, the SSD offers up to three-meter drop protection, IP65 water and dust resistance, a carabiner loop, and a 5-year limited warranty – making it the perfect companion for your creative adventures. Trust in the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD for fast, solid-state performance, and celebrate Black History Month with a storage solution that honors African Americans in the digital arts.
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    "Portable SSD Must-Have...Having a portable SSD is a necessity for working outside the office. ...Very cool and portable SSD"

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    Product Description

    In collaboration with We.Elevate, Western Digital proudly presents a limited-edition portable SSD in celebration of Black History Month. Featuring the iconic character Cast from the diverse manga series CLOCK STRIKER, this SSD is more than just a storage device – it's a tribute to the achievements of contemporary Black digital artists. Crafted by Frederick L. Jones and Issaka Galadima, CLOCK STRIKER's narrative follows the journey of a young heroine using her STEM intellect to become a legendary engineer. This exclusive SSD not only boasts up to 1050MB/s read and 1000MB/s write speeds but also comes pre-loaded with premium content by distinguished Black digital artists and producers. Beyond its artistic exterior, the SSD offers up to three-meter drop protection, IP65 water and dust resistance, a carabiner loop, and a 5-year limited warranty – making it the perfect companion for your creative adventures. Trust in the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD for fast, solid-state performance, and celebrate Black History Month with a storage solution that honors African Americans in the digital arts.
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  9. Anker - USB C Hub, 4-in-1 USB-C, with 60W PD, 3 USB-A, 1 USB-C - Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great for connecting new Apple products to my Mac....I’ve used it for my older Mac to transfer file over to my new Mac, so far so good, I’ll update as time goes. "

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    Anker USB C Hub, 4-in-1 USB C Adapter
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    "Great for connecting new Apple products to my Mac....I’ve used it for my older Mac to transfer file over to my new Mac, so far so good, I’ll update as time goes. "

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    Product Description

    Anker USB C Hub, 4-in-1 USB C Adapter
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  10. Logitech - MX Mechanical Full size Wireless Mechanical Linear Switch Keyboard for Windows/macOS with Backlit Keys - Graphite - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I got this for my daughter and she is very pleased with the whole keyboard setup and the mechanical keys are well spaced out and provides effortless typing experience on her MAC"

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    Introducing MX Mechanical - a full-size keyboard with extraordinary feel, precision, and performance. Low-profile mechanical typing delivers satisfying feedback in your choice of key switches – Tactile Quiet, Clicky, or Linear. MX Mechanical is crafted for ergonomic comfort, with smart illumination and easy-switch – allowing you to connect up to 3 devices and stay in your flow for hours.
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    "I got this for my daughter and she is very pleased with the whole keyboard setup and the mechanical keys are well spaced out and provides effortless typing experience on her MAC"

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    Product Description

    Introducing MX Mechanical - a full-size keyboard with extraordinary feel, precision, and performance. Low-profile mechanical typing delivers satisfying feedback in your choice of key switches – Tactile Quiet, Clicky, or Linear. MX Mechanical is crafted for ergonomic comfort, with smart illumination and easy-switch – allowing you to connect up to 3 devices and stay in your flow for hours.
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