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Western Digital’s fast 1TB portable SSD costs less than usual today

Western Digital’s fast 1TB portable SSD costs less than usual today


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If you need compact external storage that can connect to game consoles, PCs, phones, and other devices, there are some options you can get a deal on today. One of them is Western Digital’s latest 1TB My Passport model, available at Best Buy and Amazon. This capacity usually costs $190, but you can get it for as low as $140. You can also save on Crucial’s X8 1TB USB-C SSD, which is $125 at Amazon (usually $140).

For context, Western Digital and Crucial each claim up to 1,050MB/s read speeds, but only Western Digital is public with its write speeds of 1,000MB/s. Both of these models also offer a drop-proof build, so your decision might come down to design preference.


This My Passport model from Western Digital sports sequential read / write speeds of 1,050MB/s and 1,000MB/s, respectively. It comes in multiple colors and includes a USB Type-A adapter in the box.

Crucial X8 1TB SSD

$15017% off

Crucial’s high-end portable USB-C SSD boasts sequential read speeds of up to 1,050MB/s. You’ll get the fastest transfer speeds via USB-C, but there’s a USB Type-A adapter included to connect to legacy devices.

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