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Sandisk SDSSDEXT-240G-G25 Extreme 500

Sandisk SDSSDEXT-240G-G25 Extreme 500
alaScore 95

88 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 reviews of Sandisk SDSSDEXT-240G-G25 Extreme 500. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sandisk SDSSDEXT-240G-G25 Extreme 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Victoria Song (

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD


The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD is a versatile solid-state drive that combines durability, fast performance, and value in a compact package.

Compatible with Mac and Windows out of the box. Comes with software that enables 128-bit AES encryption. Compact size. Shock and vibration resistant. Speedy performance. Good per-gigabyte price for an SSD.

Short, USB 3.0–only cord.

If you want a hardy, speedy SSD that fits into the palm of your hand and miraculously won't burn a hole in your wallet, the SanDisk Extreme 500 is a safe bet. It's not fully ruggedized, but it is shock and vibration resistant, and 128-bit encryption...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Ramseyer (

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD Review


The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD is a value-focused external flash-based product for those who need rugged high-speed storage while on the go.

The performance and price stand out, but we also found value in the software package that enables 128-bit encryption

I'm not sold on the advanced software features coming as a paid upgrade. If the software has the capability, then we feel SanDisk should include it as a value-add to make this series more attractive than the products coming from Samsung

Overall, we like the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD and would buy one if needed. These products are not for everyone. Advanced thumb drives have increased in capacity and are smaller, but fail to deliver the same high transfer rates of data. The gap...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Christopher Minasians (

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD 240GB review


The SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD is a thin, portable SSD storage drive that also boasts fast benchmark speeds. Here's our review of the drive.

For those that need high-speed portable storage, the Extreme 500 is a solid choice. Capacities extend to 480GB which should be fine for most people. If you need more, look no further than the Samsung T3.

Aug, 2016

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Sandisk Extreme 500 review

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The Sandisk Extreme 500 is a portable external hard drive that you can use to make backup copies of important digital files. Read our review to find out whether you should buy it.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Ben Mansill (

One Minute Review: Sandisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD


Sandisk's latest is a bit of a pocket rocket...

Reliable performance and convenient form-factor.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD drive offers fast access to your content


Storage is more important than ever in this digital age with our mobile devices and computers and SanDisk has released a new solution to make it even faster and easier. The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD (solid state drive) is small enough to fit in your...

Dec, 2015

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I would recommend absolutely.

FAST - Sleek - Great New Egg Service


May, 2016

Consumer review (

VERY Fast!!


I use this with my BootCamp Windows 10 install on my MacBook Pro to run GTA V off of (so that I don't have to dedicate an more space to the bootcamp partition). Honestly, the load times are almost as fast as if I was running it straight off the...

- small, sturdy, very fast SSD

- accompanying USB cable is a tad short (although it's so light, it can effectively dangle without issue)

May, 2016

Consumer review (

Amazingly small and Light.


Comes pre-formatted as exFAT. I had to re-format it to NTFS for my router to recognize it.

Fits in the palm of your hand and does everything it claims to do

None So far.

Mar, 2016

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Love it


Have wanted one of these for a long time - prices have finally gotten to a level that I am comfortable purchasing.

Have not found any

Feb, 2016