10 Best Transcend External SSD Drives
for December 2021

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Transcend 240GB USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-C ESD240C Portable SSD Solid State Drive TS240GESD240C

Transcend 240GB USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-C ESD240C Portable SSD Solid State Drive TS240GESD240C

by TRANSCEND
What We like

Includes a USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to Type-A cable

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Product Features

  • Sturdy metallic case in a silver hue
  • Usb 3. 1 Gen 2 interface with the support of UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol)
  • Up to 520 MB/s Read; 460 MB/s write
  • 3D NAND Flash memory

Usb 3. 1 gen 2 interface with the support of uasp (usb attached scsi protocol) 3d nand flash memory Sturdy metallic case in a silver hue Up to 520 mb/s read; 460 mb/s write

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Transcend 2TB USB 3.1 Gen 1 StoreJet 25H3B SJ25H3B Rugged External Hard Drive TS2TSJ25H3B

Transcend 2TB USB 3.1 Gen 1 StoreJet 25H3B SJ25H3B Rugged External Hard Drive TS2TSJ25H3B

by Tristan Pub
What We like

Offers Transcend Elite data management software and RecoveRx data recovery software

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Product Features

  • Up to 4TB storage capacity
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface
  • Three-stage shock protection system
  • One-touch auto backup button

Usb 3.1 gen 1 interface Three-stage shock protection system One-touch auto backup button Up to 4tb storage capacity

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Transcend 2 TB StoreJet M3 Military Drop Tested USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (TS2TSJ25M3)

Transcend 2 TB StoreJet M3 Military Drop Tested USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (TS2TSJ25M3)

by TRANSCEND
What We like

Advanced 3-stage shock protection system with durable anti-shock rubber outer case

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Product Features

  • One Touch Auto-Backup button 256-bit AES file & folder encryption
  • Quick Reconnect Button - re-enable safely removed USB hard drive without unplug and reinsert
  • Exclusive Transcend Elite data management software
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Advanced internal hard drive suspension system

Military-grade shock resistance Exclusive TRANSCEND elite data management software Quick reconnect button - re-enable safely removed usb hard drive without unplug and reinsert Advanced internal hard drive suspension system One touch auto-backup button 256-bit aes file & folder encryption Superspeed usb 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with usb 2.0

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Transcend 64GB SATA III 6Gb/s SSD370S 2.5” Solid State Drive TS64GSSD370S

Transcend 64GB SATA III 6Gb/s SSD370S 2.5” Solid State Drive TS64GSSD370S

by TRANSCEND
What We like

Exclusive SSD Scope software

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Product Features

  • SATA III 6Gb/s interface
  • Up to 560 MB/s read; 460 MB/s write
  • MLC NAND flash memory
  • Supports S. M. A. R. T. , TRIM & NCQ commands
  • Supports DevSleep ultra low power state

Mlc nand flash memory Up to 1tb storage capacity Supports s. m. a. r. t. , trim & ncq commands Supports devsleep ultra low power state Ddr3 dram cache Sata iii 6gb/s interface Standard 2. 5" form factor with mere 7mm thickness Up to 560 mb/s read; 460 mb/s write

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Transcend USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-C ESD350C Portable SSD Solid State Drive TS480GESD350C

Transcend USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-C ESD350C Portable SSD Solid State Drive TS480GESD350C

by TRANSCEND
What We like

Includes a USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to Type-A cable

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Product Features

  • 3D NAND Flash memory
  • Up to 1, 050 MB/s Read; 950 MB/s write
  • Palm size fits perfectly in your pocket
  • Usb 3. 1 Gen 2 interface with the support of UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol)

Up to 1, 050 mb/s read; 950 mb/s write Palm size fits perfectly in your pocket Usb 3. 1 gen 2 interface with the support of uasp (usb attached scsi protocol) 3d nand flash memory

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Transcend 1TB Thunderbolt Solid State Drive StoreJet 500 for MAC (TS1TSJM500)

Transcend 1TB Thunderbolt Solid State Drive StoreJet 500 for MAC (TS1TSJM500)

by TRANSCEND
What We like

SSD

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Product Features

  • HFS+ pre-formatted for MAC
  • USB 3.0 interface + Thunderbolt Interface

Usb 3.0 interface + thunderbolt interface Hfs+ pre-formatted for mac

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Transcend 960GB JetDrive 820 Ahci PCIe Gen3 X2 SSD Solid State Drive TS960GJDM820

Transcend 960GB JetDrive 820 Ahci PCIe Gen3 X2 SSD Solid State Drive TS960GJDM820

by TRANSCEND
What We like

Compatible with devices running macOS Yosemite (10.10) or later

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Product Features

  • Compatible with MacBook Air 11" & 13" (Mid 2013 2017), MacBook Pro Retina 13" & 15" (Late 2013 mid 2015), Mac Mini (Late 2014), and Mac Pro (Late 2013)
  • Installation tools included
  • Free download of the JetDrive Toolbox Software
  • Up to 950 MB/s Read; 950 MB/s write
  • Ahci PCIe Gen3 x2 interface

Ahci pcie gen3 x2 interface Free download of the jetdrive toolbox software Installation tools included Compatible with macbook air 11" & 13" (mid 2013 2017), macbook pro retina 13" & 15" (late 2013 mid 2015), mac mini (late 2014), and mac pro (late 2013) Up to 950 mb/s read; 950 mb/s write

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Transcend 512 GB SATA III MTS600 60 mm M.2 SSD (TS512GMTS600)

Transcend 512 GB SATA III MTS600 60 mm M.2 SSD (TS512GMTS600)

by TRANSCEND
What We like

RoHS compliant

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Product Features

  • Required OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8 or Linux Kernel 2.6.31, or later
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T., TRIM and NCQ command
  • MLC NAND Flash memory
  • Max. Read 560MB/s, Max. Write 310MB/s
  • Space-saving M.2 form factor (60mm) - ideal for mobile computing devices

Supports s.m.a.r.t., trim and ncq command Mlc nand flash memory Supports dev sleep mode, which allows devices to completely shut down the sata interface and conserve battery life unlike existing partial/slumber states Sata iii 6gb/s interface & high speed ddr3 dram cache Ddr3 dram cache Space-saving m.2 form factor (60mm) - ideal for mobile computing devices Boost your computer's speed and capacity with a TRANSCEND ssd Max. read 560mb/s, max. write 310mb/s Supports power shield to prevent data loss during a sudden power outage Required os: windows xp/vista/7/8 or linux kernel 2.6.31, or later

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Transcend StoreJet 25CK3 2.5” SATA III SSD/HDD Enclosure Kit USB 3.1 Gen 1 TS0GSJ25CK3,Grey

Transcend StoreJet 25CK3 2.5” SATA III SSD/HDD Enclosure Kit USB 3.1 Gen 1 TS0GSJ25CK3

Grey

by TRANSCEND
What We like

Two-year limited

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Product Features

  • Sate III 6GB/s Adapter interface
  • A 7mm to 9. 5mm spacer is included
  • Supports Transcend Elite software for data management and SSD scope for system Clone
  • Usb 3. 1 Gen 1 connector interface

Supports TRANSCEND elite software for data management and ssd scope for system clone Usb 3. 1 gen 1 connector interface Sate iii 6gb/s adapter interface A 7mm to 9. 5mm spacer is included

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AmazonBasics External Hard Drive Portable Carrying Case

AmazonBasics External Hard Drive Portable Carrying Case

by AmazonBasics
What We like

Slim line design allows case to easily fit into any backpack or briefcase

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Product Features

  • Interior strap and zippered closure secures portable hard drive in place
  • Max compatible dimensions (outside): 5.8 x 4.2 x 1.2 inches
  • Drive case inside size is 5"x 3.25"x0.4
  • Internal mesh pocket conveniently stores power cords
  • Compact case to store or transport medium and larger portable hard drives

Interior strap and zippered closure secures portable hard drive in place Drive case inside size is 5"x 3.25"x0.4 Internal mesh pocket conveniently stores power cords Compact case to store or transport medium and larger portable hard drives Max compatible dimensions (outside): 5.8 x 4.2 x 1.2 inches

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