SanDisk and Amazon are teaming up to try and get the former’s 500GB external and portable SSD into as many hands as possible! The hardware is already extremely appealing – proven by the fact that it has over 10,000 reviews on Amazon – but is now even more appealing thanks to an $80 discount, taking the purchase price down to just $89.79 for what is likely to be a very limited period of time.

First and foremost, if you are looking for a brand new SSD to go into a machine that you are building or you want to swap your existing mechanical HDD out for an SSD, then this is not the product that you want. This is a SanDisk drive that is intended to be used externally to the machine that it is connected to. Think of it as a portable external hard drive but built on-top of solid-state technology in order to make it faster and easier to move around with less moving parts.

This particular derives offers a fair amount of internal storage with its 500GB capacity. It also comes with transfer speeds of up to 550MB/s that lets you move high-resolution photos and videos faster than you previously could with more antiquated hardware. Obviously, the speeds depend on the drive capacity, the host devices, and the operating system that is running but you should be more than happy with what you receive.

The drive also comes with a ruggedized design offering water and dust-resistance with an IP55 rating to ensure that it can be used in various settings and different surroundings. The perfect drive for PC and Mac users who need a little extra storage.

More than 10,000 reviews giving a product an average rating of extremely close to five-stars simply cannot be wrong about something. SanDisk is not only one of the biggest names in this particular space but is also one of the most reputable. If you have been in the market for a portable and external SSD drive and 500GB is more than enough to satiate your requirements, then you might want to pick this up right now from the direct link below to ensure you benefit while the discount is in place.

Buy: SanDisk 500GB Extreme Portable External SSD from Amazon: $89.79 | Original price: $170

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