USB 3.0 SuperSpeed SSD Drive (250GB-2TB, USBSSDXXXGB)

USB 3.0 SuperSpeed SSD Drive (250GB-2TB, USBSSDXXXGB)
Looking for a high end super fast USB drive that works out of the box on GNU/Linux and across systems (no more permission issues)? Look no further than our Penguin USB 3.0 SuperSpeed SSD Drive. Now with support for multiple file systems, out of the box support on GNU/Linux (cross-system), and maximum OS compatibility: select from EXT4, FAT32, or NTFS.

Containing a high quality M.2 SSD drive inside you won't be disappointed. Smaller than a traditional USB hard drive and significantly faster than either a USB flash drive or traditional USB-style external hard drive. Users can expect to see speeds that are as much as 5x faster than an ordinary USB hard drive and as much as 50x times faster than many USB flash drives.

If you've never formatted a USB drive before and want to learn how check out this great little tutorial.
  • Sequential read speeds of up to 540 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 500 MB/s.

  • USB Standards Complaint: Works with USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports (2.0 @ reduces speeds)

  • No dependencies on proprietary drivers, NDISWrapper, or other OS-loaded binary blobs

  • Supports all Linux and Linux-Libre (free) distributions with USB mass storage support

  • Great documentation & easy to follow video demonstrations: Haven't formatted a disk before? Want to learn how? Check out our video demonstration on managing removable disks with GNOME disks (ships with many popular desktop distributions). Learn to format, properly utilize, dismount, backup, and repair damaged disks.

  • When you select our ext4 w/ acl configuration under the file system option below our drives work great for performing offline backups of your data: Check out this video tutorial on how to securely perform a backup up & restore of your entire home folder using Déjà Dup even between different distributions and releases (included with many popular distributions)

Note: This item is only available for shipping within the United States or when purchased with a computer.

Don't just get a bigger drive. Get a faster drive. Experience twice the speed with a new solid state drive. Newer SSD technology can give you that boost you always wanted cutting start times in half and increasing the speed of programs.

Drives over 2TB must be formatted with a file system having reduced compatibility. NTFS has read/write support on MS Windows and GNU/Linux and read-only support on Mac OS X. Drives less than 2TB can be formated with FAT32 for max support (4GB file limit).

Don't forget an extension cable. If your ports are too close together there may not be enough room for connecting components. Pick up a short 1' / 12 inch USB extension cable with your order.

Running out of traditional USB type-A ports? Have spare USB type-C ports? Get an adapter to connect a type-A device to a type-C port.