Samsung T5 vs SanDisk Extreme Portable vs WD My Passport: What's the best USB-C SSD?

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD:
Western Digital My Passport SSD:
Samsung T5 SSD:

Some cutting-edge technology: USB-C portable SSDs. They offer great speeds, durability, and, most importantly to me, crazy compact sizes. Which one is your favorite?

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  • The SanDisk Extreme is currently on a big-time sale for the next few hours! The 2TB version is $299:

    iDB May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • They all have the same internals.

    Ashley Halls May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I’ve got and issue trying to use the USB A converter as charger-converter for my iPad Pro with use USB c cable and didn’t work, I’m just wondering if that happened because it’s just data transfer and won’t transfer energy.

    I’ll appreciate if someone helps me.

    Santiago Rayo May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
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    ابو حاتم May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • How long exactly are the cables for these? WD Passport looks insanely short…

    Hybrid11Theory May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Honestly, I don't care which looks and feels better

    Itchy Scratchy May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Samsung T5. I have a 500gig and a a 2T drives. They are stellar performers and I’ve had no problems whatsoever.

    Bigdaddy MRI May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I suggest Samsung coz sandisk has heating issues

    hari charan May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • 2:00 fact

    크로마틱 May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Does the Sandisk have encryption?

    Lonnie Frank May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Do all of these work with windows?

    Coconut Boi May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • T5 is the most robust. Did you mean to say SanDisk ad WD are thinner not smaller?

    Unreliable Narrator 66 May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • 2:01

    Jay Song May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I know it's a bit more pricer, but can you check out the angelbird pkt 2go ssds?

    Ishan Ghimire May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Why your voice sounds alike Walter White’s son from Breaking Bad

    Kelvin Wiegers May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • The WD drive will do a better job of dissipating the heat that is generated when these drives are used. The Samsung I have heats up to temperature that always alarmed me. The WD gets warm but the case does a good job of acting as a radiator. The SanDisk case actually acts as an insulator, so it seems to be a trade off between heat and ‘durability’.

    Reg Coulter May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Got two T5’s (just preferred the look actually): one 1Tb for my car and one 2Tb for photo editing on the go. Raw files today too large for cloud space and like iCloud can’t do selective syncing on my secondary unit (a pc) so it fills up the main drive causing problems. Drives like these are just as fast.

    Johan Magusson May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I have them both and have just tested speeds both using Black Magic speed test and by moving a 10GB file from and to the devices… The speeds of these devices are quite similar. Maybe the T5 is a a little faster in my tests.

    Flemming Dahlhof Jensen May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • "in 2019, this list helped me decide for the best external hard drive hope it helps you out too!"

    Karla Gentry May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Very concise and contain all the information I need. Very helpful video. Great job

    Sarunyu Thepbunchonchai May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Imo WD is ass! Had too many of their externals fail for no apparent reason.

    iluvcakes19 May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • 🙏🏼

    Bulg Beats May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I just started comparing these today and found your video. Can either of these be used with both an iPhone and a Windows 8 laptop? For the iPhone, is there a cable I'd need to get? And do all of these have automatic backups, once I specify the photo and video directories I want backed up? Is the software easy to use?

    nuraman00 May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • very nice!

    frutotrela May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Do you recommend using the Thunderbolt adapter USB-C to Thunderbolt to increase speeds?

    Inspire Life May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Thanks for the help 🙂

    Arman Vaghela May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I own and happily use the Samsung T5. It's been a great drive when recording to it with my BMPCC4K camera. I don't why you compare how lightweight they are to each other because they are all pretty small in general. You say the WD and SanDisk are your favorites because of how light they are. Weight doesn't even cross my mind when using my Samsung T5 because its already small and extremely lightweight. I don't see any situation where the difference in weight between these three drives would even matter. It's their performance that matters most. And my Samsung T5 – which is smaller than the other two – performs beautifully when shooting at all different compression settings.

    VFX Todd May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • What's the iops they can get?

    Gary Shi May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • We have samsung harddisk

    sanjay sutar May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Aren't they all made by the same manufacturer

    sharkerio May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Samsung SSD T5 2TB, brand new, on my MacBook Pro high sierra, does not eject cleanly. Finder keeps saying it is use. 1hr with their chat support useless. Bad support. I am considering going back to wd elements. This is my first SSD.

    pl May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Veo que wd y Sandisk tienen precio parecido y los dos son buenos, se que ambos tienen seguridad para encriptar datos, por ahora en ningún vídeo he visto que alguien pruebe el cable USB C con algún smartphone para saber si va bien y si el móvil detecta que hay encriptado para la lectura y escritura

    Mario Betamcourt May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I have one question, I have a 64usb 3.1 Samsung flash drive lol, but when I formatted after finishing my university, this drive forgot that he was 64gb and now he thinks its a 32gb flash drive lol, the thing is I don't know how to fix it,,, I am searching for help in all channels and nobody knows how to fix it, in the outer skin says 64gbs anyways lol but internal says 32 after I formated

    the washer May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Thanks for the video man. It helped me a lot to decide.

    Fabio Kotinda May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • I got myself the sandisk 1tb SSD, i wan’t it to use it on my Xbox one. I can’t get it to work. It does work on other devices superfast. Do you know what i do wrong?

    Zadok Jaring May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • samsung is my favourite

    Mohammad Sharif May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • As iPadOS soon and we will now have external storage options I am looking at external drives. The SanDisk has really caught my eye, however, my iPad Pro is the 2nd Gen with Lightning and as these drives, all seem to be USB-C. So does SanDisk (or the others) package a Lightning adapter?

    cameraman655 May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
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    spliff32000 May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Do these not overheat when it comes to rendering?

    Dat Boi Nico May 21, 2020 7:31 pm
  • Samsung T5 is compatible with android phones…are the others?

    italianwjt May 21, 2020 7:31 pm