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Don’t worry if you’ve been looking for an external SSD that can take a few hits. Amazon once again has the 1TB Samsung T7 Shield on sale for $100, well below the official price of $160. The 2TB version has also dropped to $200 (usually $280). The savings apply regardless of color, so you can buy a beige drive if black or blue seem too boring.
Buy Samsung T7 Shield on Amazon – $100
The catch is still the durable design. The T7 shield survives a drop of up to 3.8m, and the IP65-rated case can withstand dust and water while offering a rubberized grip to stay in your hands. Put simply, this is a solid drive for field photographers or anyone concerned that their data might not survive life on the road.
The USB-C drive doesn’t offer stunning performance with sequential read and write speeds of 1050MB/s and 1000MB/s respectively. This is intended for everyday backups and extended storage rather than demanding developers who need ultimate throughput. However, the T7 Shield is still much faster than a traditional spinning hard drive, and the security provided by the hardened design could be worth any compromise.
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https://www.engadget.com/samsung-t7-shield-ssd-best-price-151630266.html?src=rss Samsung’s rugged T7 Shield SSD is back on sale for $100