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Plugable 480GB Thunderbolt 3 External SSD NVMe Drive (Up to 2400MBs/1800MBs R/W)

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Brand Plugable
Digital Storage Capacity 480 GB
Hardware Interface Thunderbolt
Write Speed 1800 Megabytes Per Second
Compatible Devices Laptop, Desktop

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  • THUNDERBOLT 3 SPEED - Reach your creative potential with the Plugable external Thunderbolt 3 NVMe SSD. Offers 480 GB of storage with up to 2400+ MB/sec read and up to 1800+ MB/sec write speeds featuring 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 technology
  • PERFORMANCE - Great for professional content creators needing to transfer and edit high-res content, gamers who want high-performance external libraries, or admins who want to run virtual machines at performance levels not possible before Thunderbolt 3. This 480GB SSD is bus powered with no external power supply required
  • DURABLE & PORTABLE - Full metal body designed to dissipate heat and protect your portable hard drive. With no moving parts, never worry about losing your data on-the-go. Only slightly larger than a smartphone this SSD is ideal for travel or office use. This SSD NVMe is made to take anywhere with an included carrying bag
  • COMPATIBILITY - Easy to use with any Thunderbolt 3 system. Drive is pre-formatted in exFAT for Windows, Linux, and Mac (late 2016-2019 MacBook Pro, 2017-2018 iMac/iMac Pro, 2018-2019 MacBook Air). Boot Camp not supported. Linux may have reduced performance in some scenarios. Does not support non-Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports. No drivers required
  • 3 YEAR WARRANTY - We love our Plugable products, and hope you will too. The TBT3-NVME480 is covered by a 36 month or 800 TBW limited warranty as well as Seattle-based email support

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Thunderbolt 3, tbt3-nvme, tbt3-nvme480

Expand your storage at unparalleled speeds.

Faster than your computer’s internal hard drive, the Plugable Thunderbolt 3 NVMe SSD hits performance levels not possible before Thunderbolt 3. Connect the drive to a Thunderbolt 3 port to gain 480 gigabytes of extra storage with amazing speeds of up to 2400+ MB/sec read and 1800+ MB/sec write, all without the need for an external power connection.

Speed up your data transfers with leading NVMe and Thunderbolt 3 technologies. No moving parts, no external power, solid aluminum construction, and full-speed 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 connectivity makes the Plugable SSD is perfect for content creators and high-performance users that want top tier performance in a secure and compact storage solution.

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Performance of Thunderbolt 3 and NVMe.

Harness the speed of Thunderbolt 3 and NVMe technology. Featuring increased bandwidth, lower latency, and increased IOPS, this Plugable SSD is up to 5x faster than SATA SSD technology. At full-speed 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and maximum-throughput NVMe technology, this SSD is an ideal storage extension for your Thunderbolt 3-equipped workstations and laptops.

The Plugable Thunderbolt 3 NVMe SSD works right out of the box, pre-formatted with exFAT to make it compatible and interchangeable with any Thunderbolt 3-enabled Mac or Windows system. Then directly import media into your favorite editing applications, and discover external storage the way it should be.

Thunderbolt Drive 480GB Thunderbolt Drive 1TB Thunderbolt Drive 2TB Thunderbolt Drive 512GB
480GB Thunderbolt 3 External SSD 1TB Thunderbolt 3 External SSD 2TB Thunderbolt 3 External SSD 512GB Thunderbolt 3 External SSD
Capacity 480GB 1TB 2TB 512GB
Max Sequential Read Speeds Up to 2,400 MB/s Up to 2,400 MB/s Up to 2,400 MB/s Up to 2,400 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Speeds Up to 1,800 MB/s Up to 1,800 MB/s Up to 1,800 MB/s Up to 1,800 MB/s
Interface Thunderbolt 3, NVMe Thunderbolt 3, NVMe Thunderbolt 3, NVMe Thunderbolt 3, NVMe
Flash Durability 800 TBW 700 TBW 1900 TBW 800 TBW

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Hard Disk Size 480.0 GB 1.00 TB 1.0 TB 500.0 GB 500 GB
Hardware Interface Thunderbolt Thunderbolt USB 3.1 Type C USB 3.1 Type C Thunderbolt

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