At CES 2019, SanDisk launched a new Extreme PRO Portable SSD with a major kick to its switch speeds. The prior Extreme (no “pro” attached) models have been fashionable exterior drives among the many images crowd because of the relative affordability (significantly when on sale) and the speeds we get out of the SSD drive.
While the prior Extreme fashions yielded as much as 550MB/s switch speeds, the brand new era of Extreme PRO drives pushes the info switch charges as much as 1GB/s and take full benefit of the USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface pace. SanDisk achieves these speeds because of using NVMe drives as a substitute of an M.2 SATA SSD within the current Extreme.
The new Extreme PRO Portable SSD drives are available the identical 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capability and can retails for $199, $349 and $599, respectively. The new drives will ship in Q2 this yr. You can discover out extra in regards to the new fashions on SanDisk’s website.