Samsung X5 500 GB Thunderbolt3 External Solid State Drive (Portable SSD) (MU-PB500B)

Samsung X5 500 GB Thunderbolt3 External Solid State Drive (Portable SSD) (MU-PB500B)

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  • Sequential Read/Write speeds up to 2,800/2,300 MB/s respectively. Performance varies depending on host configuration
  • Interface: Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gbps). Only compatible with Macs and Windows PCs with Thunderbolt 3 ports. Not compatible with PCs only with USB interface
  • Durable: Shock resistant internal frame lets the X5 withstand falls from up to 2 m
  • Security: Optional password protection and AES 256 bit hardware encryption
  • Compatibility: Mac OS X Sierra, High Sierra (10.12 or higher) Windows 10 64bit RS 2 or higher. Older versions may not be supported

Product description

Capacity:500 GB

Product Description

Professionalism at its finestSamsung Portable SSD X5Elevate your storage tasks to ultimate heights on PCs and Macs with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports*. The X5 is designed for tech savvy professionals who want to render or compile high resolution contents faster than ever. Its thermal management and password protection offers both comfort and security.* Only compatible with Macs and Windows PCs with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, Mac OS X Sierra, High Sierra (10.12 or higher) Windows 10 64bit RS 2 or higher. Not compatible with PCs only with USB interface.  Wield the power of Thunderbolt™ 3Thunderbolt 3* and NVMe** InterfaceThe X5 is here to quench your thirst for advanced technology. Thunderbolt 3 delivers the fastest bandwidth up to 40 Gb/s that brings lightning speed and performance. Equipped with the astonishing speed of NVMe interface, the X5 assists with handling heavier data at faster speeds.* Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
** The NVM Express® design mark is a registered trademark of NVM Express, Inc. Never slow down againData transfer speedSpend more time being creative. The X5’s read/write speed of 2,800/2,300 MB/s* are 5.2x/4.5x faster than a Portable SSD with SATA interface and 25.5x/20.9x faster than an external HDD**. The X5 lets you transfer a 20GB 4K UHD video from your PC to the X5 in just 12 seconds.** Wait less, create more.* Performance may vary depending on host configuration. To reach maximum read/write speeds of 2,800/2,300 MB/s, the host device and connection cables must support Thunderbolt™ 3.
Test system configuration: Dell Alienware System(Dee i7 Alienware 17 R5), OS – Win 10 x64, CPU – Intel® Core™ i7 8570H(@4.1GHz), Memory – DDR4 , 16 GB 2667 MHz, BM Tool – CDM 5.1.2
 
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Box Contains

Thunderbolt 3 cable, user manual

SKU: B07GLD9NCJ
Dimensions: 11.9 x 6.2 x 1.97 cm; 150 Grams
Model: MU-PB500B/EU
Manufacture: Samsung

From the manufacturer

Samsung Portable SSD X5

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Drive at lightning speed with the Samsung Portable SSD X5 with Thunderbolt 3.

Professionalism at its finest

Elevate your storage tasks to ultimate heights on PCs and Macs with Thunderbolt 3 ports. The X5 is designed for tech savvy professionals who want to render or compile high resolution contents faster than ever. Its thermal management and password protection offer both comfort and security¹.

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Samsung, X5, PSSD, SSD, Memory
Wield the power of Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 and NVMe Interface

The X5 is here to quench your thirst for advanced technology. Thunderbolt 3 delivers the fastest bandwidth up to 40 Gb/s that brings lightning speed and performance. Equipped with the astonishing speed of NVMe interface, the X5 assists with handling heavier data at faster speeds².

Never slow down again

Data transfer speed

Spend more time being creative. The X5’s read/write speeds of 2,800/2,300 MB/s are 5.2x/4.5x faster than a Portable SSD with SATA interface and 25.5x/20.9x faster than an external HDD. The X5 lets you transfer a 20GB 4K UHD video from your PC to the X5 in just 12 seconds³.

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Samsung, X5, PSSD, SSD, Memory
Outshine them all

Revolutionary design

You’re special, so is the X5. Inspired by a supercar, its dynamic and streamlined shape highlights speed and a glossy top boasts premium quality. The practical matte bottom prevents slips when held. Enjoy maximized portability and optimized design equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

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Thermal Management Technology

Never worry about heat. The X5’s DTG (Dynamic Thermal Guard) technology helps maintain optimal performance and temperature, and a heat sink keeps surface temperature below 45°C. Its body has no moving parts and is reinforced with magnesium alloy that can even withstand a 2m drop⁴.

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Password Protection via AES 256-bit Encryption*

Secure your private information and intellectual property. The optional password protection based on AES 256-bit Encryption securely protects your data⁵.

¹Only compatible with Macs and Windows PCs with Thunderbolt 3 ports, Mac OS X Sierra, High Sierra (10.12 or higher) Windows 10 64bitRS 2 or higher. Not compatible with PCs only with USB interface.

²Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trade mark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.The NVM Express design mark is a registered trade mark of NVM Express, Inc.

³Performance may vary depending on host configuration. To reach maximum read/write speeds of 2,800/2,300 MB/s, the host device andconnection cables must support Thunderbolt 3. Test system configuration: Dell Alienware System(Dee i7 Alienware 17 R5), OS – Win 10 x64, CPU – Intel Core i7 8570H(@4.1GHz), Memory – DDR4 , 16 GB 2667 MHz, BM Tool – CDM 5.1.2. Based on the internal comparison test with a Samsung external HDD 1TB (HX-MK20P12) and a Samsung Portable SSD 1TB (T5). Performance of the PC Internal storage should be equal to or greater than X5. Test system configuration: Motherboard-Asus Strix Z270E Gaming, Intel Core i5-7600 @3.5 GHz, DDR4 1066MHz 4GB, OS-Window 10×64.

⁴Based on data evaluated at room temperature. It may vary depending on the ambient temperature. The internal free fall shock test was conducted under controlled conditions.

⁵Samsung Portable SSD Software: Compatible with T5 and X5. However, software updates for X5 are only supported on Windows PCs. Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any loss, including but not limited to loss of data or other information contained on Samsung Electronics product or loss of profit or revenue which may be incurred by user.