Whether you’re a professional filmmaker, photographer or hardcore gamer, portable storage can be a lifesaver. Having a next-gen drive inside your desktop PC is all well and good, but what happens when you need to take your files on the go?
That’s where the newly released Crucial X10 Pro portable SSD comes in. A brand of Micron, Crucial has built up a reputation as the memory and storage experts over the past 25 years. And it shows – the X10 Pro sits among the very best portable storage you can buy, offering creatives blazing fast transfer speeds without compromising on portability or durability.
With a rich feature set and cutting-edge technology all wrapped up inside a compact, robustly constructed design, Crucial’s X10 Pro is the permanent fixture any fast-moving professional would want in their backpack. Still not convinced? We’ve got seven things to change your mind.
1. Fast enough to be your dream drive
The Crucial X10 Pro offers read/write speeds of up to 2,100/2,000MB/s – fast enough to rapidly move your files around between devices or even edit from the drive itself. If you’re a serious creator and want to write 4K video directly to your SSD, the X10 Pro has got you covered.
2. As portable as storage gets
Bulky this is not. Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and weighing just under 1.5 ounces, the anodized aluminum casing of the Crucial X10 Pro makes it incredibly easy to slip in your bag or pocket to take with you on the go. And never fear a fumble – the lanyard hole is perfect for keeping your X10 Pro instantly accessible.
3. Compatible with almost everything
A plug-and-play USB-C cable makes the X10 Pro incredibly easy to connect to your device of choice – which therefore makes it your go-to for all sorts of storage needs. Want to use the drive for video editing on your MacBook? Sorted. Looking to load your entire PS5 game library onto it for a trip over to a friend’s house? No problem! Want to back up photos from your Android phone? Consider it done.
4. Security that means business
Encryption and data security are a key pillar of Crucial’s product design ethos, and that rings true here. With password protection and 256-bit AES hardware encryption features, you can rest easy knowing that your files are protected wherever you take this drive.
5. Durability that stands up to roughing it
If you’re looking for portable storage you can take with you out into the wilds, the Crucial X10 Pro comes fully prepared with IP55 rated dust, water and sand resistance, and a durable chassis that is drop-proof up to 7.5 feet. Photographers working out in the field are sure to appreciate the drive’s sturdy design – there’s nothing worse than your hardware taking a bump and failing while you’re out on a shoot.
6. Capacities to fit your needs
With 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB models, you don’t need to spend more than you need to get the X10 Pro that suits you best. If you need as much storage as possible, the 4TB option is great for stashing 4K video files; on the other hand, the 1TB model still offers a generous capacity for even the most demanding of everyday creative projects.
7. Adobe Creative Cloud - for free!
If you needed a cherry on top, Crucial has partnered up with Adobe to offer a full month of free Adobe Creative Cloud access to anyone who buys and registers an X10 Pro portable SSD. That’s the ‘All-Apps’ plan, too: we’re talking Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and just about every other piece of software Adobe has to offer. Why are you still reading this? Go get yourself an X10 Pro!
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