Crucial has solid Cyber Monday deals on its latest portable, rugged external drives for Cyber Monday 2023, with the X9 Pro and X10 Pro models selling at all-time low prices that span up to a 33% discount.
If you're in the market for a dust and waterproof portable SSD, the Crucial X9 Pro might be worth your attention. Coming in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacity options with USB 3.2 Gen 2 speeds via the Type-C connector, this family of drives is on sale for Cyber Monday at $59, $87, and $182, respectively, which is up to 32% off the normal selling price.
These drives are pocket-friendly 65 x 50mm-sized devices with read/ write speeds up to 1,050 MB/s and 256-bit AES hardware encryption, plus the assurance of dust and water resistance. The casing is anodized aluminum with a rubberized soft touch base.
Crucial also gives you one month of complimentary access to Adobe Create Cloud and Mylio Photos+ with product purchases made before December 31st, 2024.
There's also the Crucial X10 Pro...
If you demand more speed from your portable storage, the Crucial X10 Pro series gives you up to 2,100 MB/s of sequential read/write throughput. These models are a bit pricier than the X9 Pro drives, but you'll still get a good discount with 1TB for $92, 2TB for $129, and 4TB for $209.
Crucial adds to the X10 Pro package by including a USB Type-C to Type-C cable. We reviewed the X10 Pro and praised it as the fastest drive we've ever tested. Paired with the great software and metal-clad shell, this drive is one of the best available to the market.
Crucial X10 Pro 2TB Portable SSD: now $129 at Amazon (was $178)
The Crucial X10 Pro 2TB is 27% off; it dishes out up to 2,100 / 2,000 MB/s of sequential read/write throughput over the USB 3.2 2x2 interface. It also supports 256-bit AES encryption and comes with a USB Type-C to Type-C cable.
Crucial X10 Pro 4TB Portable SSD: now $209 at Amazon (was $312)
The Crucial X10 Pro 4TB is 33% off; it dishes out up to 2,100 / 2,000 MB/s of sequential read/write throughput over the USB 3.2 2x2 interface. It also supports 256-bit AES encryption and comes with a USB Type-C to Type-C cable.
This drive has the USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 interface device, and the 2TB variant sold for $170 at the time of review. While the X9 Pro is a great, nifty little portable device, the X10 takes advantage of the speed of the USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 interface, which can be a time saver, especially when you need to transfer large files.
Whether you choose the X9 Pro or the X10 Pro, Crucial backs its products with a five-year warranty.
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