Main Content

fastest ssds

Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Fastest Ssds.

Browse the top-ranked list of Fastest Ssds below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Fastest Ssds below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Main Results
  1. Samsung - T5 500GB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Alluring blue - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Compact For My DJ...Gets the job done...It works very well, quite fast compared to a portable mechanical harddrive, I had to purchase it because I'm in a class that runs virtual machines off our portable drives, a harddrive took hours, this drive takes a minute or two instead...Picked up this drive to use as a caching drive for after effects work on my laptop, and I am impressed at just how fast a USB C drive can be"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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
    Save $10
    The previous price was $99.99
    Top comment

    "Compact For My DJ...Gets the job done...It works very well, quite fast compared to a portable mechanical harddrive, I had to purchase it because I'm in a class that runs virtual machines off our portable drives, a harddrive took hours, this drive takes a minute or two instead...Picked up this drive to use as a caching drive for after effects work on my laptop, and I am impressed at just how fast a USB C drive can be"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.
  2. SanDisk - Extreme 500GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A/Type-C Portable Solid-State Drive - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Speed is super fast...Good price and easy...This little USB drive is also optimized for photos and songs however it's pereformance is fast on the start and remains fast so it works well either as a bootable device or as a place to put virtual machines...This drive is overkill for that application, but: if you want a high-quality, external SSD drive that will survive, and is fast enough to behave as a main drive... or if you spend your life backing things up and could use the extra oomph this drive can provide, this is where to start"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Add this SanDisk portable SSD to your mobile office setup, and enjoy high-speed data transfers. Resistant to water and dust, this device protects your data during travel, and the compact size fits neatly in a briefcase or camera bag. Featuring 500GB of storage, this SanDisk portable SSD is ideal for storing high-resolution pictures and video, providing a convenient way to bring work along.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
    Save $30
    The previous price was $129.99
    Top comment

    "Speed is super fast...Good price and easy...This little USB drive is also optimized for photos and songs however it's pereformance is fast on the start and remains fast so it works well either as a bootable device or as a place to put virtual machines...This drive is overkill for that application, but: if you want a high-quality, external SSD drive that will survive, and is fast enough to behave as a main drive... or if you spend your life backing things up and could use the extra oomph this drive can provide, this is where to start"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Add this SanDisk portable SSD to your mobile office setup, and enjoy high-speed data transfers. Resistant to water and dust, this device protects your data during travel, and the compact size fits neatly in a briefcase or camera bag. Featuring 500GB of storage, this SanDisk portable SSD is ideal for storing high-resolution pictures and video, providing a convenient way to bring work along.
  3. Samsung - T5 1TB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Deep black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Not hot but warm...No issues so far...If you need a portable 1TB drive, or a SSD drive as part of Android TV system (definitely recommmend the Nvidia Shield), you will not be disappointed...In whole, it is a plus if your device has less than 250GB, especially those with only 64 GB while higher models with higher GB would coat as much as $500 difference"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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 $169.99
    Save $30
    The previous price was $199.99
    Top comment

    "Not hot but warm...No issues so far...If you need a portable 1TB drive, or a SSD drive as part of Android TV system (definitely recommmend the Nvidia Shield), you will not be disappointed...In whole, it is a plus if your device has less than 250GB, especially those with only 64 GB while higher models with higher GB would coat as much as $500 difference"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.
  4. PNY - Elite 240GB External USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive - Aluminium - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good but gets hot...Item is working now...I've been using this as a backup for my Mac and it does a good job, but it isn't as fast I imagined a SDD would be...Data speed transfers fast enough, but not as fast as an internal drive, though"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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
    Top comment

    "Good but gets hot...Item is working now...I've been using this as a backup for my Mac and it does a good job, but it isn't as fast I imagined a SDD would be...Data speed transfers fast enough, but not as fast as an internal drive, though"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.
  5. SanDisk - Extreme 250GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A/Type-C Portable Solid-State Drive - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I'd buy it again...Great for xbox one...Great little SSD drive, rugged, durable, super fast write/read times...I reformatted the SSD to the Apple File System (APFS) and I do not use the included utilities from SanDisk such as encryption, password protection and back-up"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Store and transfer images or video effortlessly with this SanDisk portable SSD. High-speed transfers and fast read speeds mean you can back up and transfer large files efficiently, and 250GB of storage space makes it easy to carry your work with you wherever you go. Featuring a compact design and rugged water-resistant construction, this SanDisk portable SSD is ideal for use when traveling or working remotely.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
    On Sale
    Save $20
    The previous price was $99.99
    Top comment

    "I'd buy it again...Great for xbox one...Great little SSD drive, rugged, durable, super fast write/read times...I reformatted the SSD to the Apple File System (APFS) and I do not use the included utilities from SanDisk such as encryption, password protection and back-up"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Store and transfer images or video effortlessly with this SanDisk portable SSD. High-speed transfers and fast read speeds mean you can back up and transfer large files efficiently, and 250GB of storage space makes it easy to carry your work with you wherever you go. Featuring a compact design and rugged water-resistant construction, this SanDisk portable SSD is ideal for use when traveling or working remotely.
  6. G-Technology - G-DRIVE Mobile SSD R-Series 500GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive - Black/Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I have no regrets...I love this drive...This is an extremely portable drive that is very fast as well as small and light weight, yet with a great solid build quality...With transfer speeds as an important consideration for these photographers the G-Technology G-Drive is a fast USB 3.1 500GB external SSD hard drive"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Protect your files from the elements with this G-DRIVE mobile solid-state drive. Its 500GB of storage space lets you travel with essential documents, and its 560MB/sec. transfer speed ensures quick access to your media library. This G-DRIVE mobile solid-state drive is resistant to water and dust, making it suitable to take outdoors.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
    Save $20
    The previous price was $149.99
    Top comment

    "I have no regrets...I love this drive...This is an extremely portable drive that is very fast as well as small and light weight, yet with a great solid build quality...With transfer speeds as an important consideration for these photographers the G-Technology G-Drive is a fast USB 3.1 500GB external SSD hard drive"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Protect your files from the elements with this G-DRIVE mobile solid-state drive. Its 500GB of storage space lets you travel with essential documents, and its 560MB/sec. transfer speed ensures quick access to your media library. This G-DRIVE mobile solid-state drive is resistant to water and dust, making it suitable to take outdoors.
  7. SanDisk - Extreme 1TB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A/Type-C Portable Solid-State Drive - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I like this drive...Good speed, great size...The drive reacts as fast as my internal ssd and allows me to edit without waiting for data to load or the video stuttering...It gets a little warm when being accessed a lot but runs cool under normal conditions"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Save and edit photos with greater efficiency when you use this SanDisk portable SSD. High-speed transfer capabilities easily move files from camera to computer, while the 1TB capacity offers ample room for backing up video or capturing images. This SanDisk portable SSD features a compact size and water-resistant construction, making it ideal for use on location at photo or video shoots.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
    Save $70
    The previous price was $249.99
    Top comment

    "I like this drive...Good speed, great size...The drive reacts as fast as my internal ssd and allows me to edit without waiting for data to load or the video stuttering...It gets a little warm when being accessed a lot but runs cool under normal conditions"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Save and edit photos with greater efficiency when you use this SanDisk portable SSD. High-speed transfer capabilities easily move files from camera to computer, while the 1TB capacity offers ample room for backing up video or capturing images. This SanDisk portable SSD features a compact size and water-resistant construction, making it ideal for use on location at photo or video shoots.
  8. VisionTek - Solid State Drive Installation and File Transfer Kit - Black - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "A Perfect Clone Tool...The cable works great...The device is designed for backing up the HD of a laptop computer, but it will also work for a desktop - but the destination drive has to be a notebook computer disk drive...Now it works great with fast boot-up and saved me from having to get a whole new computer"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Clone your computer's hard drive using a 2.5" solid state drive with this VisionTek 900537 installation and file transfer kit, which includes a 2.5"-to-3.5" bracket, USB-to-SATA cable and Apricorn EZ Gig IV cloning software for simple backup and more.
    Your price for this item is $21.99
    Save $1
    The previous price was $22.99
    Top comment

    "A Perfect Clone Tool...The cable works great...The device is designed for backing up the HD of a laptop computer, but it will also work for a desktop - but the destination drive has to be a notebook computer disk drive...Now it works great with fast boot-up and saved me from having to get a whole new computer"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Clone your computer's hard drive using a 2.5" solid state drive with this VisionTek 900537 installation and file transfer kit, which includes a 2.5"-to-3.5" bracket, USB-to-SATA cable and Apricorn EZ Gig IV cloning software for simple backup and more.
  9. SanDisk - Extreme 2TB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A/Type-C Portable Solid-State Drive - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Very fast and very small...Love how small it is too...Fast reliable drive, good build quality and has survived a couple good drops so far...Too bad that we aren't seeing more price reductions for larger capacity SSDs, but this is a nice item"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Boost your computer's performance with this SanDisk Extreme portable SSD. Up to 1TB of storage provides ample space for high-resolution video and image storage, saving precious space on your computer. High-speed transfer rates streamline your workflow, while the compact size and shock-resistant, waterproof construction make this SanDisk Extreme portable SSD perfect for remote workers and business travel.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
    Save $100
    The previous price was $449.99
    Top comment

    "Very fast and very small...Love how small it is too...Fast reliable drive, good build quality and has survived a couple good drops so far...Too bad that we aren't seeing more price reductions for larger capacity SSDs, but this is a nice item"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Boost your computer's performance with this SanDisk Extreme portable SSD. Up to 1TB of storage provides ample space for high-resolution video and image storage, saving precious space on your computer. High-speed transfer rates streamline your workflow, while the compact size and shock-resistant, waterproof construction make this SanDisk Extreme portable SSD perfect for remote workers and business travel.
  10. ASUS - ROG Strix Hero Edition 15.6" Gaming Laptop- Intel Core i7-16GB Memory- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti-1TB+8GB SSHD+ 128GB SSD - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Super fast and clean...great laptop for gaming...This is a laptop geared towards gaming, but also works really well as a workstation computer...Excellent build quality, the entire computer has a nice brushed finish that gives it a nice premium feel"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Take your work home with this 15.6-inch ASUS notebook. It has an Intel Core i7 processor and 16GB of DDR4 RAM to enable smooth multitasking, and the HD Bluetooth webcam lets you join in videoconferences. This ASUS notebook has a 128GB SSD and 1TB SSHD for fast boot times and ample storage.
    Your price for this item is $1,099.99
    Save $150
    The previous price was $1,249.99
    Top comment

    "Super fast and clean...great laptop for gaming...This is a laptop geared towards gaming, but also works really well as a workstation computer...Excellent build quality, the entire computer has a nice brushed finish that gives it a nice premium feel"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Take your work home with this 15.6-inch ASUS notebook. It has an Intel Core i7 processor and 16GB of DDR4 RAM to enable smooth multitasking, and the HD Bluetooth webcam lets you join in videoconferences. This ASUS notebook has a 128GB SSD and 1TB SSHD for fast boot times and ample storage.
  11. Samsung - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished T5 1TB External USB Type C Portable Solid State Drive - Deep Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good for the price...What a world of difference, a delite using my MAC again...It's small, portable, and fast, and it doesn't need an external power source, so it's perfect for laptop computers"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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 $152.99
    Save $47
    The previous price was $199.99
    Top comment

    "Good for the price...What a world of difference, a delite using my MAC again...It's small, portable, and fast, and it doesn't need an external power source, so it's perfect for laptop computers"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.

  12. G-Technology - G-DRIVE Mobile SSD R-Series 1TB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive - Black/Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This is a great drive...Feels very durable and I am happy with purchase...The G-Drive works very fast compared to my regular disk hard drive"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Store raw camera footage on this portable 1TB G-DRIVE solid-state drive. It delivers transfer speeds of up to 500MB/sec. for efficient file management, and it has a USB 3.1 Type-C port for up-to-date connectivity. This G-DRIVE solid-state drive is resistant to water and dust, which makes it ideal for travel.
    Your price for this item is $229.99
    Save $70
    The previous price was $299.99
    Top comment

    "This is a great drive...Feels very durable and I am happy with purchase...The G-Drive works very fast compared to my regular disk hard drive"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Store raw camera footage on this portable 1TB G-DRIVE solid-state drive. It delivers transfer speeds of up to 500MB/sec. for efficient file management, and it has a USB 3.1 Type-C port for up-to-date connectivity. This G-DRIVE solid-state drive is resistant to water and dust, which makes it ideal for travel.
  13. Acer - 2-in-1 15.6" Touch-Screen Gaming Laptop- Intel Core i5- 8GB Memory- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050- 1TB Hard Drive + 256GB SSD - Obsidian Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I also really liked the included stylus...I love the set up and performance of this 2 in 1...And although it doesn't much matter with computers but this one happens to also look awesome as well...All of which I do on my Nitro 5 Spin regularly and it does a great job"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Immerse yourself in storytelling and strategy with this Acer Nitro gaming laptop. Its Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM provide ample computing power for linear game play, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card renders smooth visual performance. This Nitro gaming laptop's 1TB hard drive and 256GB SSD are sufficient storage for a large game collection.
    Your price for this item is $849.99
    Save $150
    The previous price was $999.99
    Top comment

    "I also really liked the included stylus...I love the set up and performance of this 2 in 1...And although it doesn't much matter with computers but this one happens to also look awesome as well...All of which I do on my Nitro 5 Spin regularly and it does a great job"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Immerse yourself in storytelling and strategy with this Acer Nitro gaming laptop. Its Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM provide ample computing power for linear game play, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card renders smooth visual performance. This Nitro gaming laptop's 1TB hard drive and 256GB SSD are sufficient storage for a large game collection.
  14. SanDisk - Extreme 900 960GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "Super Fast External Drive...Easy setup, great storage capacity...Form factor is compact, rubber sides make a good bumper, doesn't heat up...This is a great addition to my new 4K iMac"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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
    Top comment

    "Super Fast External Drive...Easy setup, great storage capacity...Form factor is compact, rubber sides make a good bumper, doesn't heat up...This is a great addition to my new 4K iMac"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.
  15. G-Technology - G-DRIVE Mobile SSD R-Series 2TB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive - Black/Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It is pricey but it's worth it...Really fast and beautiful device"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Store files on this G-DRIVE portable solid-state drive. It has a USB-C port with a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface for versatile connectivity, and the 2TB capacity provides ample storage space. This G-DRIVE portable solid-state drive keeps your files safe thanks to its IP67 water and dust resistance, 3m drop protection and 1000 lb. crushproof rating.
    Your price for this item is $429.99
    Save $220
    The previous price was $649.99
    Top comment

    "It is pricey but it's worth it...Really fast and beautiful device"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Store files on this G-DRIVE portable solid-state drive. It has a USB-C port with a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface for versatile connectivity, and the 2TB capacity provides ample storage space. This G-DRIVE portable solid-state drive keeps your files safe thanks to its IP67 water and dust resistance, 3m drop protection and 1000 lb. crushproof rating.