Samsung T5 vs SanDisk Extreme Portable vs WD My Passport: What's the best USB-C SSD?


SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD:
Western Digital My Passport SSD:
Samsung T5 SSD:

Some cutting-edge technology: USB-C portable SSDs. They offer great speeds, durability, and, most importantly to me, crazy compact sizes. Which one is your favorite?

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  1. iDB 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    The SanDisk Extreme is currently on a big-time sale for the next few hours! The 2TB version is $299:

  2. Dexter Yee 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    can someone suggest me which type of ssd are good for ps4 ? cause i have no idea which i want to buy

  3. Lionheart Roar 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    The samsung has a longer cord, doesn't get hot, and is a s good as the wd, but cheaper. No matter which drive you get make sure to buy two, cause they can go bad,,,then you're screwed….Avoid Seagates..they are poorly made.

  4. Santiago Rayo 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    I’ve got and issue trying to use the USB A converter as charger-converter for my iPad Pro with use USB c cable and didn’t work, I’m just wondering if that happened because it’s just data transfer and won’t transfer energy.

    I’ll appreciate if someone helps me.

  5. Bigdaddy MRI 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    Samsung T5. I have a 500gig and a a 2T drives. They are stellar performers and I’ve had no problems whatsoever.

  6. Reg Coulter 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    The WD drive will do a better job of dissipating the heat that is generated when these drives are used. The Samsung I have heats up to temperature that always alarmed me. The WD gets warm but the case does a good job of acting as a radiator. The SanDisk case actually acts as an insulator, so it seems to be a trade off between heat and ‘durability’.

  7. Johan Magusson 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    Got two T5’s (just preferred the look actually): one 1Tb for my car and one 2Tb for photo editing on the go. Raw files today too large for cloud space and like iCloud can’t do selective syncing on my secondary unit (a pc) so it fills up the main drive causing problems. Drives like these are just as fast.

  8. Flemming Dahlhof Jensen 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    I have them both and have just tested speeds both using Black Magic speed test and by moving a 10GB file from and to the devices… The speeds of these devices are quite similar. Maybe the T5 is a a little faster in my tests.

  9. Karla Gentry 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    "in 2019, this list helped me decide for the best external hard drive hope it helps you out too!"

  10. nuraman00 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    I just started comparing these today and found your video. Can either of these be used with both an iPhone and a Windows 8 laptop? For the iPhone, is there a cable I'd need to get? And do all of these have automatic backups, once I specify the photo and video directories I want backed up? Is the software easy to use?

  11. VFX Todd 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    I own and happily use the Samsung T5. It's been a great drive when recording to it with my BMPCC4K camera. I don't why you compare how lightweight they are to each other because they are all pretty small in general. You say the WD and SanDisk are your favorites because of how light they are. Weight doesn't even cross my mind when using my Samsung T5 because its already small and extremely lightweight. I don't see any situation where the difference in weight between these three drives would even matter. It's their performance that matters most. And my Samsung T5 – which is smaller than the other two – performs beautifully when shooting at all different compression settings.

  12. pl 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    Samsung SSD T5 2TB, brand new, on my MacBook Pro high sierra, does not eject cleanly. Finder keeps saying it is use. 1hr with their chat support useless. Bad support. I am considering going back to wd elements. This is my first SSD.

  13. Mario Betamcourt 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    Veo que wd y Sandisk tienen precio parecido y los dos son buenos, se que ambos tienen seguridad para encriptar datos, por ahora en ningún vídeo he visto que alguien pruebe el cable USB C con algún smartphone para saber si va bien y si el móvil detecta que hay encriptado para la lectura y escritura

  14. the washer 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    I have one question, I have a 64usb 3.1 Samsung flash drive lol, but when I formatted after finishing my university, this drive forgot that he was 64gb and now he thinks its a 32gb flash drive lol, the thing is I don't know how to fix it,,, I am searching for help in all channels and nobody knows how to fix it, in the outer skin says 64gbs anyways lol but internal says 32 after I formated

  15. Zadok Jaring 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    I got myself the sandisk 1tb SSD, i wan’t it to use it on my Xbox one. I can’t get it to work. It does work on other devices superfast. Do you know what i do wrong?

  16. cameraman655 13 July, 2020 at 08:07 Reply

    As iPadOS soon and we will now have external storage options I am looking at external drives. The SanDisk has really caught my eye, however, my iPad Pro is the 2nd Gen with Lightning and as these drives, all seem to be USB-C. So does SanDisk (or the others) package a Lightning adapter?

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