In transient: Adata has unveiled a small new transportable SSD primarily based on the USB 3.2 Gen2 x2 spec that delivers information switch speeds of as much as 2,000MB/s. Called the Elite SE880, Adata’s newest drive has broad system compatibility and is launching this week in 500GB and 1TB capacities.
Adata says its new Elite SE880 transportable SSD is designed for individuals on the transfer. With a quantity of simply 28cc/0.94fl oz, the drive’s measurements are smaller total than Apple’s wi-fi charging case for the Airpods. It’s additionally fairly light-weight, coming in at simply 31g.
In phrases of efficiency, this USB 3.2 Gen 2 x2 drive affords learn and write speeds of as much as 2,000MB/s by way of USB-C. This places it forward of storage rivals just like the Samsung T7 and T5, and on par with the likes of Sandisk’s Extreme Pro Portable.
However, the Elite SE880 retains issues comparatively easy with solely a standing indicator mild and does with out among the fancier options discovered on competing drives. There’s no IP safety, as an illustration, no fingerprint unlocking, nor any point out of hardware-based encryption on board.
While some customers might discover the 500GB and 1TB capacities limiting to their use case, the shortage of storage choices and further options is what may probably enable Adata to supply the SE880 at a aggressive – however but unknown – price ticket.
The easy plug-n-play drive is appropriate with PCs (Windows, Linux and Macs), the most recent gaming consoles, and Android units. Moreover, Adata notifies that in case of knowledge transfers with an older USB 2.0 system, customers will want a USB-Y cable to make sure ample energy supply.
Out of the field, the Elite SE880 comes with a USB Type-C to C and Type-C to A cable. The drive launches this week and is accompanied by a five-year restricted guarantee.