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As a video editor and photographer by trade, dealing with large amounts of photos and videos is something I’ve been forced to master over the years.
One valuable lesson I’ve learned is just how important it is to have everything backed up, twice or more if you can.
It’s not a matter of if your laptop, phone, ipad will fail you, but when. You want to make sure you’ve got everything valuable stored in a separate location for when that day comes. I am speaking from experience here.
That’s where an external hard drive comes into play.
An external hard drive is a little device that you can plug into your computer in order to copy and store photos, videos, and other files. It’s like a storage closet for your digital files.
Other primary uses for external hard drives aside from just storage might include the ability to travel and be mobile with your photos/videos. You can offload your camera or drone while out an about directly to a hard drive. They are also helpful for sharing data or information between employees if you have a shared work project that is often used by multiple workers and perhaps too large to store via dropbox.
In today’s article we’ll be going beyond just a simple external hard drive and covering the best SSD external hard drives of 2020.
We’ll explore the best brands for the price and quality, as well as why you may decide to purchase an SSD hard drive instead of just an external hard drive.
SSD stands for Solid State Drive, meaning there are no (fragile and slow) moving parts inside them, unlike traditional hard drives (see image below). While they tend to be much more expensive than portable hard drives, they have many benefits to make it worth the extra cost.
Portable SSDs are much more rugged and durable since they have less tiny spinning parts inside than traditional hard drives which are made up of spinning glass or metal platters. This makes them the perfect travel companion and gives much more peace of mind that any of those small parts will fail you and your valuable data.
Not only that, but SSDs are much faster at reading and writing lots of data, so they are perfect for video editors, photographers, or others that need to access large amounts of data quickly or in real time.
To put together this list, we analyzed the top brands that offered the best quality without breaking the bank, so that you can have the best of both worlds.
I received one of these as a gift last year and I was blown away with the size, speed, and quality of this little device. Here are some of my favorite features about the Sabrent Rocket Nano SSD
This next handy drive meets all the same requirements: it’s fast, durable, well designed, and affordable. Here are some key pros to this particular drive.
With added fingerprint and password security, this drive is made for those that want to keep their information extra safe. Without sacrifice to any of the typical SSD benefits, this drive includes all that and more.
This next drive is built extra tough for the content creator on the go, the adventurer, the enthusiast. It’s made to withstand extreme temperatures, as well as harder bumps and bruises, while also being water and dust resistant.
While you may pay extra for this next drive, what you’ll receive in return are reading and writing speeds much faster than even the best SSDs on this list. That makes this drive the perfect choice for gamers and video editors.
Believe me, I know how daunting it can be to try and keep everything organized, but it’s so important. In fact, I wrote an entire post about exactly how I organize my folders and structure them for various purposes. I encourage you to check that out here.
I hope you’ve found this list helpful in narrowing down your hunt for the perfect SSD drive. Let me know your thoughts below.
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Solid state drives are faster and more reliable than traditional hard drives. Today we’re sharing the top 5 best SSD external hard drives to buy in 2020 based on price, quality, as well as other factors like extra speed, security, and durability for gamers, filmmakers, photographers, video editors, and more.