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Iain Anderson on Sun, October 9th 1 comments
Is the Samsung T3 500GB the future for fast, portable disk drives? Iain Anderson finds out.
It’s smaller than its own short cable, for goodness’ sake


26g vs 242g, not much of a contest—and they’re both portable drives


Around 4x the speed of my portable spinning disks, and nearly keeping up with my RAID


It stays plugged in, and doesn’t disconnect easily


This is the newer model; a tiny bit larger and with a new port, but very similar innards


This isn’t the OS-native dialog I was hoping for

A brief additional word of caution 

Install, unplug, replug, erase, and all is well


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  • Iain Anderson
    Author here, just confirming that since writing this review, the drive has been "battle tested" in real-world jobs with no problems. Still recommended.
    • 5 years ago
    • By: Iain Anderson
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