Adata's SD700, portable speed with rugged ... good looks?
Subject: Storage | September 29, 2017 - 03:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: adata, SD700, portable storage, ssd
The SD700 comes in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB varieties and oddly enough the black models cost $5 less than the tent caterpillar gut coloured ones. The drives are USB 3.1 Gen 1, with transfer speeds hitting the expected rate in The Tech Reports testing; still a far cry from a Gen 2 drive however. The pricing is attractive at only a tiny bit more than an internal drive of the same capacity, however there is no way an internal SSD would stand up to the abuse which the SD700 shrugs off. If you are in need of large sized external storage than can be tossed into a bag and forgotten about until it is needed then check this review out.
"Adata has put together an external version of its SU800 SSD. Clad in water- and shock-resistant rubber and plastic, the SD700 wants to be the portable drive of choice for the active data hoarder. Join us as we see how well it can handle our test suite."
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