Crucial X8 1TB Portable SSD Review

Features & Specifications

 

Works with Multiple Devices

Fast, easy storage for your PC and Mac

Quickly and easily add storage to your PC and Mac with the Crucial X8 Portable SSD. Just plug it in — no reformatting required. Back up important photos, videos, and documents with up to 1TB capacity. Encrypt your drive and protect your data using Windows Bitlocker to Go or Apple’s FileVault. Crucial X8 also works with popular endpoint protection services from brands like Symantec and McAfee.

Supercharge your PS4 and Xbox One storage

Plug the Crucial X8 Portable SSD into your PS4 or Xbox One and expand your gaming world³. With up to 1TB of storage, you’ll spend less time deleting files and more time in the game.

Expand Android storage for all your movies and shows4

Download your Netflix or Amazon videos to the Crucial X8, allowing you to save LTE data and enjoy the high-fidelity video while in transit or offline.  Store up to 1TB of photos and videos on your Android smartphone or tablet. Works with popular photo-editing software like Adobe Photoshop Express on Android.

More capacity for your creativity on iPad Pro [2018 USB-C model]

Unleash your creative energy in the field with the Crucial X8 portable SSD and Apple’s iPad Pro. Add up to 1TB of capacity to your tablet instantly. Curate, edit, and export multi-stream video without your computer or an internet connection. Seamlessly works with popular video-editing software like LumaFusion.

Phenomenal Speed

Wherever you are, access your games, photos, and videos quickly — even offline. With read speeds up to 1050MB/s, you can load files up to 1.8x faster than most portable SSDs, 7.5x faster than portable hard drives, and 100x faster than USB flash drives.

Works with a Broad Range of Devices

Increase storage capacity for nearly any computer, tablet, phone, or console. Works with Windows, Mac, iPad Pro, Chromebook, Android, Linux, PS4, and Xbox. Connect with a USB-C 3.2 Gen2 interface or use our included adapters for USB-C or USB-A connections.

Built for the Toughest Conditions

Indoors or outdoors, at home or off the grid, the X8 is manufactured to be durable, rugged, and compact. Tested against extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, and even a 7.5-foot drop, you can trust that your drive will withstand the elements.

Sleek Style, Innovative Design

Form meets function with the Crucial X8. Built with a unibody core of anodized aluminum, the case not only looks and feels great but dissipates heat efficiently to maximize performance.

Complete Data Protection

Store your photos, videos, and files with confidence. You can use Windows Backup, macOS Time Machine, Windows Bitlocker to Go, and Apple FileVault, along with third-party endpoint-protection software suites like Symantec and McAfee.

A Reputation for Reliability

When you need ultimate peace of mind, trust the expert quality and engineering innovation of Crucial, a brand of Micron®, one of the leading flash storage manufacturers in the world. The Crucial X8 Portable SSD is backed by a 3-year limited warranty worldwide. Enjoy comprehensive support materials, such as operating instructions for various platforms and articles on maximizing your drive’s performance.

Product Specifications

Form Factor: Portable Solid-State Drive

Total Capacity: 1TB

Warranty: MANUFACTURER’S 3 YEAR

Specs: 1TB Crucial X8 Portable SSD • USB 3.1 Gen-2 • Up to 1050MB/s Sequential Read

Series: X8

Product Line: Client SSD

Interface: USB 3.1

Density SSD: 1TB

Device Type: Portable Solid-State Drive

Package Content: Crucial X8 Portable SSD; USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C to Type-C USB cable (10Gb/s); USB 3.2 Gen1/USB 3.0 Type-C to USB-A adapter (5Gb/s); Quick-Start Guide

 

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