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Sandisk 480GB Extreme 500

Sandisk 480GB Extreme 500
alaScore 89

28 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Sandisk 480GB Extreme 500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Sandisk 480GB Extreme 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 28 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Consumer review (

Great Solid State Drive


I am extremely happy with this drive. Since it is solid state based, there are no moving parts and it is incredibly fast. It is very reliable and does not require a separate power cord to function. An ideal travel drive. Highly recommended.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (

Happy with purchase it is a gift for my son


Purchase arrived in time for holidays and was intact

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (

Awesome ssd


Superfast and very portable, USB 3 is also a plus!

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (

Broke in 1 month


The socket for the usb cable detached from the housing within a month. Just came out attached to the supplied cable. Aside from that it worked... but now I have to disassemble the device and purchase a SATA cable to try and recover my data. The only...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD (120GB)


Very quick, small, light, easy to use and shock resistant (already tested as I dropped it already!). Have only had it a few days so can't say how reliable it will be long term but seems very sturdy.

May, 2016

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black
Internal: No

Operational Conditions

Operating shock:800
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 45
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 45
Operating vibration:5.35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 70
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 70

Other Features

Internal: No

Packaging Content


Packaging Data

Manual: Yes


Data Transfer Rate:10
Read Speed:415
Solid-state drive capacity:480
Solid-state drive interfaces:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A
Write Speed:340

Ports & interfaces

USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)


Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported:Epson Easy Photo Print\nEpson Event Manager\nABBYY FineReader 9.0 Sprint (PC)\nABBYY FineReader 8.0 Sprint (Mac)

Technical Details

Operating shock:800
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 45
Operating vibration:5.35
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 70

Weight & Dimensions