SSD of the Week – Portable SSD T1

Last week we took a look at the Patriot Ignite, a new contender in the market that offers high capacity and performance for a great price. For this week’s SSD of the Week we are looking to a tiny portable SSD that packs some high capacity, the Samsung Portable SSD T1! If you are a business person or content creator, this SSD is one made just for you.

Storage Visions 2015 - Samsung-3The Samsung Portable SSD T1 is available in capacities of 250GB ($169.00), 500GB ($299.99) and 1TB (568.99). It measures in at only 71×9.2×53.2mm and weighs 30 grams.

Powered by Samsung’s latest 3D V-NAND, the speeds from this SSD is as fast as they come. By utilizing USB 3.0 and UASP it can achieve up to 450MB/s read and write. Without UASP you will be limited to up to 280MB/s read and 310MB/s write and over USB 2.0, it can achieve 49MB/s read and 45MB/s write.

Not only is it fast, but it is secure. Many people and businesses lose millions of dollars every year due to stolen data off portable devices. To prevent such a data breach, this portable SSD comes equipped with support for AES 256-bit hardware encryption with an intuitive user interface.

Samsung Portable SSD T1 FrontThis portable SSD is also compatible with both Mac and PC systems and comes preformatted with an exFAT filesystem. To top everything off, it comes with a 3-year limited warranty.

The Samsung Portable SSD T1 may not have the most creative name, but it sure does offer great speed, capacity, and security in a compact and stylish form. If you are in the market for a new portable SSD, this one should definitely be one that draws your attention. We loved it so much that we even awarded it our Editor’s Choice in our review earlier this year!

Check out the Samsung Portable SSD T1 on Amazon Today!

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