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Technology Plugable's latest external hard drives put the emphasis on speed

16:16  12 november  2019
16:16  12 november  2019 Source:   cnn.com

SanDisk's Extreme Portable external SSDs are all on sale

  SanDisk's Extreme Portable external SSDs are all on sale Save up to 64% on these blazing-fast drives, which range from 500 gigabytes to 2 terabytes.Indeed, I'll start with that one: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Amazon has the SanDisk 2TB Extreme Portable External SSD for $249.99. That's the lowest price to date, and while it hasn't actually sold at the $700 list price for nearly a year, it does typically run at least $300. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.

Plugable ’ s new Thunderbolt 3 NVMe external SSD offers great performance at a price undercuts the Your typical external HDD can hit speeds of 130 MBps. And SATA-based external SSDs can edge Also like competing Thunderbolt 3 drives , this one will link up with the latest Thunderbolt 3

Buying an External Drive : What You Need to Know. Weighing the Need for Speed : Hard Drive or SSD? Solid-state drives (SSDs) have fewer moving parts than Their total storage capacities are usually limited only by their number of available bays and the capacities of the drives you put in them.

The Thunderbolt 3 External SSD was just announced by Plugable and it's immediately getting a price markdown.

a laptop computer sitting on top of a wooden table© Plugable

The 1TB version is $249 (normally $299) and the 2TB version is for $399 (normally $499). Not only do these boast ample amounts of storage, but both have fast read and write speeds, clocking in at 2400MB/s and 1800MB/s, respectively. Content creators and gamers alike will love these speeds. It should even allow you to run games or edit video files directly from the drive itself. The light aluminum body provides both protection and heat dispersal, and at just larger than a smartphone they are highly portable. The aluminum casing should match some high-end laptops on the market like the Surface Laptop 3.

Hard drives or cloud storage: What's best for your digital memories?

  Hard drives or cloud storage: What's best for your digital memories? What's the best way to back up personal files outside your computer? On an external drive or in the cloud? Actually, each strategy has its strengths.So, you’ve probably wrestled with how to best protect your important files: Should you pick up an external hard drive or rely on one of the many cloud services available today?

Hard drives include a cache area for storing frequently accessed data, but this memory only affects reading processes. With modern hardware upgrades and caching techniques, you can significantly speed up an external hard drive ' s write times.

Email. Facebook. Whatsapp. Pinterest. Twitter. Advertisement. Transferring data between a PC’ s internal storage and an external drive is one of the most common tasks a user performs. Photos, videos, important files, data backups; they all need to be transferred to and fro

These latest SSDs from Plugable surpass the more affordable SanDisk Extreme (a 1TB for $149.99 down from $199.99) but fall behind Samsung's more expensive X5 (a 1TB for $399.99 down from $699.99) in terms of the specifications. Thunderbolt 3 External SSDs are compatible with PC, Mac and Linux. You will also receive a 3-year limited warranty with your purchase.

There are also cheaper alternatives out there, but you'll lose some speed. Western Digital has a 1TB HD for just $48.95 and Samsung's 1TB T5 SSD is tiny and just $189, originally $199.

Note: The prices above reflect the retailer's listed price at the time of publication.

Apple MacBook Pro sale on Amazon .
Amazon has just dropped the price of Apple's latest laptop, the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Right now, you can pick it up for $2,268.44, down from $2,399. Although the sale is just 5%, that's still $130 in savings and the lowest we've seen on Amazon. You can read our in-depth thoughts on it here.Amazon has just dropped the price of Apple's latest laptop, the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Right now, you can pick it up for $2,264.95, down from $2,399. Although the sale is just 6%, that's still $134.05 in savings and the lowest price we've seen on Amazon. You can read our in-depth thoughts here.

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