An Austria-based data recovery expert asserts that the issues that currently plague SanDisk portable SSD products are caused by “construction weakness,” which includes the solder material used and improperly sized components.
Samsung has launched its new T9 Portable SSDs and the 4TB 990 PRO PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD. They come in a rugged housing that also helps to prevent performance drops by dissipating heat more efficiently during sustained transfers.
Over at The Verge, Vjeran Pavic lost 3TB of video because his SanDisk Extreme Pro failed. He is far from the only one. The issue also plagues other models.