USB 3 SuperSpeed Mac SSD DrivesThe get the most benefit from a USB 3.0 port's bandwidth potential, pairing your SuperSpeed Mac with an external USB3 solid-state drive leverages the benefits to the max. Free from mechanical issues of noise, heat, rotational latency, and access time lag, solid-state USB 3.0 SSD storage is swift, silent and has low power demands.
|Akitio SSD For Mac||Oyen SSD For Mac||LaCie SSD For Mac|
|Akitio USB3 aDrive
USB3 SATA III SSD
|Oyen Digital USB3 SSD
Slim Portable Solid-State
|Portable 128GB SSD
Affordable USB3 SSD
Above we feature a few of the top-selling Apple compatible external USB 3.0 solid-state portable drives from Seagate, Western Digital, G-Technology, Akitio, Oyen Digital and LaCie. They typcially feature internal SSD's in 128GB / 256GB unformatted capacity, but 512GB and even 1TB SSD USB 3.0 Mac backup drives are now available. Read / Write backup speeds under OSX are typically between 200Mpbs to 300Mpbs, easily 2 to 3 times faster than mechanical hard drive based USB3 backup solutions.
USB3 mSATA Mac SSD Pocket DrivesWith NAND flash chip capacities going up and die size shrinking, the physical space for a USB3 Mac backup drive is shrinking too. For years, conventional portable drives have used standard 2.5" laptop SSD drives about the size of a deck of cards. However, a new generation of mSATA SSD module based 'Pocket Drives' are even smaller, more akin to the size of a matchbox, but still offering SuperSpeed USB3 connectivity and excellent Read / Write performance.
|MyDigital Mini SSD||DIY Mini SSD Enclosure||Ultra-Fast mSATA Module|
|MyDigital SSD Drive
Ultra-Tiny Mac Backups
|Oyen mSATA USB3 Case
For 50mm mSATA Modules
|Build Your Own SSD
50mm mSATA Modules
MyDigitalSSD offers extremely competitive pricing on it's SSD storage solution in 64GB, 128Gb and 256GB solid-state drive capacities. But you can also built your own mini pocket SSD backup with any number of cheap mSATA USB 3.0 drive enclosures and the 50mm mSATA solid-state flash memory module of your choice. When choosing an external SuperSpeed enclosure for a solid-state drive module, remember to check if UASP protocol is supported. UASP drive enclosures will deliver faster drive performance with lower CPU overhead.