Samsung's new external SSDs are built for demanding power users

The drives can transfer a 20GB-sized 4K video file in 12 seconds.
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Samsung is taking external drives to the next level with its Portable SSD X5. The drive uses Thunderbolt 3, which allows for read speeds of up to 2,800 MB/s and write speeds of up to 2,300 MB/s. This means insane transfer speeds, we're talking 20GB files in just over 10 seconds in a compact form factor that fits in the palm of your hand. The drive has a full metal housing with a shock-resistant internal frame and can withstand drops from up to 6.6 feet. It also has a heat sink and Dynamic Thermal Guard technology to reduce the chance of overheating. 

The Portable SSD X5 comes in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB configurations. 

From $399, samsung.com

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