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[Intel Certified] TEKQ Rapide Portable External Thunderbolt 3 SSD, Bus Powered, 2450MB/s+ Read, 1850MB/s+ Write (NOT Compatible with Device Without Thunderbolt 3 Interface) (WD SN550 500G, Grey)

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  • 【Ultra-fast Solid State Drive】-Certified by Apple and Microsoft.Transferring data at Reading 2,400MB+/s and Writing 1,700MB+/s, TEKQ Rapide SSD is 4x-5x FASTER than normal portable SSDs in the market. Built with NVMe PCIe and thunderbolt 3 interface, Rapide allows you to transfer a Blue-ray movie within 1 mins and saves you tons of time, which is your best choice for transferring films, photos and huge data.
  • 【Great Mobility. Easy to Carry】 - Sized only slightly larger than a credit card(3.81in*2.16in/9.7cm*5.5cm), TEKQ Rapide SSD is a light and portable gadget for you to carry everywhere. It is palm-sized, pocket-friendly, and won’t occupy too much room in your bag. Very ideal for use in both office and travel.
  • 【Plug-and-Play Device】 -TEKQ Rapide is a bus-powered drive for your Mac & Windows, allowing you to plug in Rapide on your Thunderbolt 3 devices without the need for a power adapter, helping you back up precious data with ease.
  • 【Elegant Look & Excellent Heat Dissipation】- Housed in all-aluminum case, TEKQ Rapide represents you a sturdy yet stylish look. It not only matches your Mac but also offers excellent heat dissipation without fan. What’s more surprising is that TEKQ Rapideso is completely silent while functioning, being both useful and elegant.
  • 【Compatibility & 3 years Warranty】Powered by Intel Thunderbolt 3 technology and certified by MacOS and Windows, Rapide is 100% compatible with both devices with Thunderbolt 3. Check us out on TheSSDReview, TweakTown, Anandtech and see the performance. NOTE: Rapide IS NOT BACKWARD COMPATIBLE WITH Thunderbolt 1, 2, and USB-C Devices. To recognized by PC, Thunderbolt3 chip on PC is REQUIRED.Providing 3 years Warranty.

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Capacity:WD SN550 500G  |  Colour:Grey

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Capacity:WD SN550 500G  |  Colour:Grey

Product Features

#1 High-Speed data transfer

  • Technology Built: Thunderbolt 3 Connection+NVMe PCIe 3.0x4 SSD
  • Speed Rate:Read[2.4GB+/s]Write[1.8GB+/s],depending on your device. 2x faster than the 20Gbps speed of Thunderbolt 2, and 4x faster than the 10Gbps speed of USB-C and the original Thunderbolt interface.
  • Best for Creative Professionals: Data transfer up to 40Gbps. Transfer one blue-ray movie within 1 mins.

#2 Palm-Sized. Plug-and-Play.

  • Bus-Powered: Plug and use the drive easily. No external power needed.
  • Light&Portable: Sized slightly larger than a credit card. Pocket-friendly.

#3 Great Heat Dissipation. Extremely Silent
● Unibody CNC Aluminum Design
● Great Heat Dissipation: Heat dissipation without fan. TEKQ Raipde is a heat sink with its aluminum case, using passive heat dissipation by passing heat to the external fins, functioning silently.

#4 Specification&Compatibily

● Size: (1) WxDxH:55x97x14mm (2)Weight:130g
● SSD Spec:-NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD
-Commercial Grade Flash (Not Consumer Grade Flash)
-Support 4Kn Disk Formats
-Connection Controller: Intel Gen 3 Thunderbolt 3 controller
● Module Adopted: Toshiba TLC NAND flash memory
● Device&System Requirements: (1) To recognized by PC, Thunderbolt3 chip on PC is REQUIRED (2) OS: Mac OS® X 10.10 or later, Windows 8.1 or later
*PC needs to update for the Thunderbolt 3 ports’ BIOS, Firmware, and Driver
*Rapide IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH Thunderbolt 1, 2and USB-CDevices.
*Warranty:3 years

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