PNY Technologies has launched the EliteX-PRO USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C portable solid-state drive, suitable for use with personal computers running Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows operating systems, game consoles, and mobile gadgets.
The USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C PC SSD drive is enclosed in an aluminum case with dimensions of 63.5 × 57.2 × 10.9 mm. For data exchange, the USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C connector is used, which provides a theoretical bandwidth of up to 20 Gb/s. The same port is used for the power supply.
The EliteX-PRO family includes four models – with a capacity of 500 GB, as well as 1, 2, and 4 TB. The declared sequential reading speed reaches 1600 MB/s, and the sequential write speed is 1500 MB/s.
In addition to connecting cables USB Type-C 3.2 – USB Type-C 3.2 and USB Type-C 3.2 – USB Type-A 3.2, the package includes Acronis backup and recovery software.
Price and availability
PNY EliteX-PRO portable PC SSD drive price range from $74.99 to $499.99 depending on capacity. It is already available to buy on the Amazon.com store, and the device comes in black color.
PNY EliteX-PRO features
- Capacity: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB
- Part Number: PSD0CS2260-4TB-RB
- Drive Type: USB 3.2 Gen 2×2
- Max Sequential Read Speed: 1,600 MB/s
- Max Sequential Write Speed: 1,500 MB/s
- Dimensions: (L x W x H) 2.50″ x 2.25″ x 0.43″
- Included In Box: Portable SSD Drive, USB-C 3.2 to USB-C 3.2 Cable, USB-C 3.2 to USB-A 3.2 Cable, Acronis True Image Data Protection Software
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