Last Updated: August 11, 2020 (Refresh Now)

RAVPower Portable External SSD Pro 1TB Hard Drive with 540MB S Data Transfer NAND Flash USB 3 1 Gen 2 Interface ATA Lock Mini USB C Solid State Drive

Last Updated: August 11, 2020 (Refresh Now)
9.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
484
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
19
Spam Test
WARN
540 GB
MEMORY
4K
RESOLUTION
Yes
USB
7
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 465 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Memory
 355
ssd, portable, external, hard drive, storage
+99%
comment
" ...  It is the best portable solid state drive i have ever used. ... I was looking for very portable and small ssd on amazon. ... I have looked so many videos as well on YouTube for best price ssd and portable at the same time. ... The main thing is that it is 1 tb in size and transfer is very fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’m super happy with this drive. ... I shoot video professionally for work and rely on fast drives to edit with, store, and offload important files to all the time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice 1TB SSD hard drive, that can connect to my iPad, my Android phone, and my laptop. ... Transferring files from iPad to drive is extremely fast. ... I will be using this drive heavily for backing up photos while on vacation, where I may not have network access.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I ran some drive speed tests and its good. ... I recommend buying it if you want a portable SSD.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I connected the hard drive to my android phone and transferred approximately 5 gb data in less than 2 minutes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I keep my photo and video editing on an external drive so I can switch computers depending on if I'm at home or traveling and I was looking for something that's compatible with all my devices that I can use with a newer computer if I decide to purchase one of the new ARM Macs coming this Fall. ... I can boot directly from this drive and it works just like an internal HD, most of the time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought the 1TB version to backup photos as I travel a lot. ... It's been years since I bought an external hard disk, I was very surprised seeing how small and portable this ssd it. ... This drive is able to run with an average speed of 475.75 MB/s write and 515.8 MB/s read speed. ... Must buy if you are in the market from external SSD.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I could not believe it when I saw this little device can hold 1 TB of data and be super fast so I had to try it. ... It transferred 63 GB of data in like 10 minutes.  ...  "
Track custom deep topics?
For Brands, Sellers & Businesses
Overall performance
 305
speed, fast, drive, speeds, write
+99%
-1%
comment
" ...  The download speed of this device is phenomenal  ...  "
comment
" ...  This ssd is exactly what I needed! ... There is noticeably faster speeds for dragging files to be stored on the drive, but most importantly faster speeds for loading all of the files on the drive to be accessed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am happy and satisfied with the RAVPower SSD. ... We decided to use the SSD dedicated software and it woks great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s a lot faster than my old one, this can transfer up to 540 MB/s compare to my old one 480 MB/s. ... When I’m moving files, I used disk speed test just to see how fast I can move my files and according to it, it scored 1287 in write And 2455.5 in read And a total score of 3742.5.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am able to transfer videos and movies sooooo incredibly fast now.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I end up keeping both these SSD's. ... The read/write speed as good as its competitors.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Speed seems fine, no issues running video from the drive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So with that trust I gave a try for this product suggested by Amazon when I was looking for SSD drives and once pretty happy with the purchase. ... The transfer speeds are pretty good on my lenovo C940 but moderate on my desktop may be because of the backward compatibility . ... All my back ups are now happening super fast and saving me alot of time.  ...  "
Size
 214
small, portable, carry, pocket, compact
+100%
comment
" ...  Since I wanted to use it my tab, portability was a big concern for me. ... It is really portable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was slim and sleek, about 1/4 the size of an iphone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The device comes with a drawstring pouch for travel. ... -Portable and Compact, if you want can fit into a pocket.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was look for portable hard disk which is not heavy, very light and portable. ... It is very small and compact. ... It is very light so i can carry it in my pocket. ... It is very compact as i was looking for.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The small size means that I take it with me wherever I go.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The pouch size can also be made slightly bigger  ...  "
comment
" ...  When I am ready to be on the go I use the portable carrying case to provide protection in my laptop to go bag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, its size is super Portable and Convenient: 1/3 size of a Phone, it not only helps keep your digital files in the mini size, but also stay with them in your pockets.  ...  "
Ports
 212
c, drive, cable, c to usb, cables
+99%
comment
" ...  Ideally, I think it will connect to any device which has a USB access port. ... Its very good in connectivity, just plug it and your SSD is ready to use smoothly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with both USB type c and standard USB.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is a truly plug-and-play drive. ... I used the USB-C to USB-C cable to connect it to my laptop, and I was copying files in no time. ... I liked that it also came with two USB-C cables (USB-C to USB-C and USB-C to USB-A).  ...  "
comment
" ...  My secondary hdd is a standard 2.5in 1TB Western Digital Scorpio SATA laptop drive. ... I have a few 3.0 ports, but there from a generation ago, I don’t have any 3.1 ports or any type C or thunderbolt ports to test on.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The great thing is that it comes with 2 types of cables ( usb-a to usb-c and usb-c to usb-c).  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with two cables, one with USB A to USB C and another with USB C to USB C. Very useful as they provided both. ... I mainly use only the USB C to USB C. It has a nice looking pouch for carrying.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use the USB-C to USB-C that comes in the box with my Mac and I love of how quickly I can transfer videos and notes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The box contains 2 cables,1 USB C and 1 USB A for any types of computer In working with.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 184
macbook, drive, pro, usb, android
+98%
-2%
comment
" ...  Very compatible with PC and Android.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The product also comes with a USB-C to USB-C that helps me connect it to my personal computer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have a 6 year old laptop with SSD and this is the only laptop I still have that is still working fine so I know how reliable and expensive SSD can be.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is particularly evident in the event that you intend to go through the drive to back your telephone or PC.  ...  "
comment
" ...  works with my macbook air just fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s an awesome portable SSD!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Then, I backed up 100GB personal data, it only took about a minute. ... Connect to Andorid device : I have LG V50, it works without any issue, perfact!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would have thought this was an Apple product without a second thought if the box had that logo. ... From a distance it looks almost like a smartphone or music player.  ...  "
Design
 113
sleek, looks, side, look, premium
+100%
comment
" ...  It has a matte metallic silver top with a gloss black metallic bottom that has a rainbow metal flake in it. ... It looks like automotive paint.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The design is flawed in a small way but if you are a gadget head like me you can take care of your gadget.  ...  "
comment
" ...  First things first, I was not expecting everything to look so sleek, even up to the packaging.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The product itself is close to a spacy grey MacBook finish and black on the backside.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Its size and design are impressed me. ... Second, the item's design is pretty good  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Sleek metal casing  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the super sleek look  ...  "
comment
" ...  It looks so sleek and elegant (partially I don’t like the glossy side). ... > The Glossy part ruins the superb design :( Why ?  ...  "
Build Quality
 97
made, feels, bag, material, ssd
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  The unit looks like something you would want to protect and it comes with a soft case that feels like suede with a satin finish.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is ergonomic, high performance, and extremely durable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And feels premium.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Sleek metal casing  ...  "
comment
" ...  The quality on the SSD feels amazing with the dark shiny material on top and the metal on the bottom.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The case is nice with a pouch for the drive and space for both cables, which are nice and thick and look to be great quality.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The drive also comes with a soft carrying baggie so you don’t damage it during transport.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The size is perfect, the build quality is solid! ... Very nice quality, but i may never actually use or try to hold on to the bag.  ...  "
Cables
 89
cable, usb, c, comes, c to usb
+99%
-1%
comment
" ...  The product comes with a carrying pouch and 2 cables: a usb-c to usb-a cable and a usb-c to usb-c cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The drive includes a beautiful felt bag and two different cable options.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging feels premium and the product comes with its own small bag to carry and 2 cables. ... Comes with 2 different cables and its own bag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with two different cables: a USB A to USB C and a USB C to USB C. It also came with a nice little pouch to safely store the unit.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Even the included cables are surprisingly high quality - well terminated and heavy gauge.  ...  "
comment
" ...  > Comes with USB C to C and USB C to A cable (I can use it with new as well as old systems :) +1 for that) ... > Cable quality is good  ...  "
comment
" ...  -It comes with a little pouch (I like its quality) and two cables  ...  "
comment
" ...  Funny thing is, the wires are bulkier and heavier than the disc.  ...  "
Storage
 69
storage, bag, size, weight, small
+100%
comment
" ...  I would buy again if I need more storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have the 1TB version of the disk which formatted gives about 953GB usable space.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now, as my storage is almost  ...  "
comment
" ...  Excellent value overall for quick storage and perfect size. ... Perfect storage solution for the price being spent on.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The one terabyte space is perfect for me to save all of my home videos and memories.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It easily fits inside your pockets so carrying it with you will never be a problem. ... I compared this to what I was using, and its nearly 1/3 of the size and twice the storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Moreover, the small footprint and durability of the device is great for tossing the drive into a bag and taking it to/from work.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s a smaller form factor at about half the size but the same capacity.  ...  "
Software Platform
 66
software, android, password, ssd, encryption software
+95%
-5%
comment
" ...  I was just in the market for a good SSD and began my search on Amazon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There's a detailed "how to" guide, which also has info on the security app for the drive (I don't plan to use it, but nice to know it exists) and both a USB C-USB C cable and a USB C-USB A cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Windows software takes up more space so it is interesting to see the available space on the PC vs. the Mac when I switched the SSD from one device to the other. ... When using it with an Android phone, your Android needs to be compatible with OTG and then not password protected in order to use it for that type of device. ... I do love the password encryption.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was initially formatted exFat and came with a program on it install encryption on the drive. ... There were 2 programs, 1 for Windows and 1 for Mac.  ...  "
comment
" ...  • It connects to Android (I tired Note 8 and Note 9), Windows and IOS.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very compatible with PC and Android.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It can also be safely removed from the laptop using its built-in software.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have not tested it with iphone or ipads but it does work with android tablet. ... Works with android tablets, phones and television.  ...  "
USB
 63
c, drive, c to usb, external, ssd
+97%
-3%
comment
" ...  It is a significant upgrade from my previous portable USB 3.0 drive, which is 4 times larger and 3 times slower.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have a MacBook Pro that uses USB C but it will be nice to have the USB A in a pinch. ... The drive itself is .  ...  "
comment
" ...  The great thing is that it comes with 2 types of cables ( usb-a to usb-c and usb-c to usb-c).  ...  "
comment
" ...  It connects to the PC through a USB C to USB A connection, which comes with it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The SSD is barely bigger than my USB stick so that mean it is excellent for portability. ... I am using the SSD for my PC and I connected the SSD via USB C and I was able to move around 10GB of files very quickly compared to my HDD.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The best part is it comes with usb c to usb c and usbc to usb3.0 so i have one MacBook with usb c drive and i have another windows laptop with usb drive so i can use the hard disk on both laptops.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This Hard drive is compatible with both mac and windows and it comes with both USB-c to USB-c as well as USB-a to USB-c cables to be used in both cases, depending on what kind of PC/laptop you use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is also USB hub friendly.  ...  "
Price
 57
money, worth, value, point, product
+100%
comment
" ...  and the most important thing is the price, it is very affordable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The price is very good based on the performance that I observed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As I write this review, the price on this product is $169.99 with a $20 off coupon - if cost is relevant to your decision, this is the price point where I'm writing the review from. ... At a price point of around $150, this performance is acceptable and I will keep the product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Worth every dollar!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wow, definitely exceeded my expectations.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With this price is very worthy and nothing can compare of it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Worth the price and value for money.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is the worth the price as the overall experience of the product is good.  ...  "
Fit
 49
fits, fit, easily, small, pockets
+98%
-2%
comment
" ...  Additionally, with the size being so small, it can fit perfectly into whatever location I want to house it in alongside the Raspberry Pi or mini pc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s tiny, I can easily slip it into my pocket or slide it into my laptop bag knowing it doesn’t take too much space.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Fits just about anywhere.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The entire apparatus is less than the size of my hand, and fits almost perfectly in my palm.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The speed is not as fast as some other brands, but the compact size can fit in almost any pockets. ... This have a slim long design, which can be easily fit into almost any type of pockets or bags. ... I can even fit multiple of this drives, due to the slim design.  ...  "
comment
" ...  That said, they both can easily fit in your pocket if you wanted to transport it there, so portability is not an issue.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Khanka Hard Travel Case and the drive perfectly fits in.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's about 4" long and fits in your side pocket or a small pocket on a laptop bag or backpack.  ...  "
Setup
 46
software, install, encryption, easy, ssd
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  It just completes it's initial software installation in seconds.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’m not good with specs and all that stuff involving hard drives but this was super easy to understand and super easy to set up compared to other name brands.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s ready to go right out of the box and requires no software installation.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It took me less than 5 minutes to install and make the SSD ready to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The drive was very easy to set up on my computer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Installation was super simple, and was able to start using it write away.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Setting up hardware-based encryption/security is optional, by the way. ... These numbers are what I got with my setup.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I ran a ubuntu based distro and it was plug and play.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 46
years, ravpower, brand, week, issues
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  I have been using it for around a week, and it is working as expected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been using it for around a week, and it is working as I thought.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We bought an external hard drive a few years ago.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It seem a great brand that has been around year , so I trust the backup integrity no questions asked.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Overall, I’ve used this product for about a week and it has been reliable so far.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Working great so far.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ran through a backup no issues.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been using it for around a week, and it is working as expected.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 45
use, easy to use, install, carry, user
+100%
comment
" ...  8: ease of use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very easy to use, it’s just like a regular USB stick so maybe that’s why I’m so hyped up that it’s easy to use. ... In the end the device has made life easier.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The software that manages the drive is easy and simple to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Instructions are pretty straight forward.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ease of use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s that easy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Easy to use  ...  "
comment
" ...  The product itself is simple to use as you just plug it in and it's ready to go.  ...  "
Cover
 45
comes, carrying, cables, usb, nice
+100%
comment
" ...  They provide you with its own little bag. ... The bag itself is pretty cool as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with an additional pouch case for carrying during trips or for storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A soft carry pouch is also included in the box.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I don't even take it out of the pouch much just in case I happen to drop it (which I unfortunately have but nothing serious).  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with connection cables and a soft carrying pouch so it doesn’t get scratched.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, it comes with a carrying pouch so that is useful if you need a safe spot to carry it from point a to point b.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The pouch given inside the package should get a big thumbs up from me. ... The two pockets inside the pouch is really helpful to carry both cables.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The device comes with a drawstring pouch for travel.  ...  "
For Travel
 31
traveling, pouch, carry, bag, storage
+100%
comment
" ...  The device comes with a drawstring pouch for travel.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I travel a lot and obviously I take lot of pictures and videos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It also came in with a travel case makes it very nice to carry around avoiding scratching. ... I would rather bring this one with me during business travels.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I keep my photo and video editing on an external drive so I can switch computers depending on if I'm at home or traveling and I was looking for something that's compatible with all my devices that I can use with a newer computer if I decide to purchase one of the new ARM Macs coming this Fall.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Being small in palm sized, this is perfect for traveling with the added pouch included where you can fit both cables and sad itself altogether.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I travel around a dozen times a year and this Ravpower SSD is small enough to tuck into any bag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is perfect for traveling and needing extra storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is especially useful when traveling, as I have to edit projects on the go for a significant portion of the time.  ...  "
Marketplace
 30
pictures, show, see, ordered, company
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  What I have in the picture is another one).  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was impressed with their response time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  From my pictures you can see that for once everything is as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have posted some pictures and you can see the difference.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There is a picture so it can see just how small it really is.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I plan to continue buying products from them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Thank you for going through my review.  ...  "
comment
" ...  when I saw how small and light it was as you can see in the pictures I attached.  ...  "
Charging
 30
brand, used, usb c, usb, ssd
+100%
comment
" ...  RAVPower I knew because I had some of their charging products and knew they made good stuff.  ...  "
comment
" ...  RAVPower is a brand known for mobile charging equipment.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have used a few of its portable chargers before from RAVPower and it was good.  ...  "
comment
" ...  RavPower is reliable and durable brand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is so small I can take it anywhere and I love that RAVpower have included both usb-c to usb-c and usb-c to usb-a cords.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I know RavPower is a rather good name brand as I have two of their phone power banks.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I own many RAVPOWER devices from USB C chargers to power banks and am happy with all of them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love RAVPower. ... I have purchased many RAVPower banks previously.  ...  "
Gaming
 29
game, xbox, use, storage, loading times
+100%
comment
" ...  There’s no issues that I have run into, I’m actually considering using this as my main gaming drive because of how fast everything runs when on this drive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’m a gamer and I’ve bought so many movies on my console.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I imagine any open world game would greatly benefit from being on an SSD drive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As soon as I bought the device and received it, I transfered my computer games to it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wasn't sure how much it would change the loading times of games so I went in not expecting too much. ... Not only that, but in-game loading times went much faster, and the game on the whole ran much smoother. ... Transferring games back to the Xbox or from the Xbox to the SSD take so little time that if you want to switch games over, you wont have to wait long. ... I would recommend this to anyone who wants to have faster loading times and smoother running games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For testing purposes I copied my Overwatch game folder to the RAVPower SSD and I have to tell you that I have not noticed any difference with my M2 drive which I use as a system drive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Mac, PC, video games, etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The game downloaded fine and playing it was fine with no hiccups.  ...  "
Packing
 29
premium, also, looking, impressive, surprised
+100%
comment
" ...  the packaging also seemed very premium looking.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging is impressive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging was really well done and made it feel like a premium item.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging was also very premium.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The build quality and packaging are excellent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging and unboxing experience is very Apple I inspired.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging is put together really good, a black box with very little branding.  ...  "
comment
" ...  First impression was how nice the packaging was.  ...  "
Video Playback
 28
without, video, pictures, movies, lot
+100%
comment
" ...  Gets a little warm when streaming video or mass transfer but otherwise it works great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I play 4K movies directly from it while doing other data operations on it!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’m able to scrub smoothly through my timeline and playback all my video footage at full resolution.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This SSD is a so fast at handling 4K videos and has helped me so much when moving videos between devices and it is really easy portable in my bags and it is easily worth the money and I have to say I would probably buy another one soon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I take a lot of video on my phone, so I use it to transfer and store large video files when im on the go.  ...  "
comment
" ...   Please go over the video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works great with my TV also and I can easily watch my videos on the big screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is large enough to store movies, back up my entire phone and my laptop as well.  ...  "
Weight
 28
light, light weight, portable, feel, storage
+100%
comment
" ...  The very first impressive feature is its low weight and very small size (10 cm * 3 cm * 0.6 cm).  ...  "
comment
" ...  So when I found this little, light-weight, and powerful stick for this price, I had to jump in the opportunity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I think snaller than my iPhone X and very light in weight as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is also very light so I can put it in my bag without noticing any difference in weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's sleek, light weight, and transfers files fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s in a perfect size and very light weight so you can have it with you all the time, in compare to similar items with same storage that mostly are bigger and heavier so you don’t want to carry them with you.  ...  "
comment
" ...  High portability, and super light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight, small form factor, and more than enough space for my needs.  ...  "
Apps
 26
software, ssd, drive, app, windows
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  I also liked that it has encryption software.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No software needed to upload data and have not had any issues with my Samsung S8 while transferring data.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I do not own any data transfer speed test apps or any background in that field, I am solely sharing my insights and experiences. ... The RAV SSD encryption app works well on my MacBook Pro 16. ... The SSD itself includes the installation app so that you can easily install it onto another Mac or pc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It showed up instantly in the files app and was ready to go.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I formatted the drive to NTFS (for Windows use) as it comes formatted with FAT32.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I don’t really use the software they included (reformatted) but it’s nice option if people want them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can browse through the TV's file directory and play a movie to watch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Comes with few programs already installed such as the protection app to protect your files and data.  ...  "
Delivery
 25
arrived, right, ready to use, product, surprised
+100%
comment
" ...  The box itself was very fancy and the unboxing experience was very nice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When I got the product, I was very impressed with the packaging of the item as it was very professional and had everything stored in compartments for each part of the item.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Box Includes: In the box we have the  ...  "
comment
" ...  Everything was securely packed and shipped fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As an Amazon Prime member, this item was delivered in two business days.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also I was very surprised how nicely it was packed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  First impression was how nice the packaging was.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I couldn’t be more excited when I got the product delivered in my hand.  ...  "
Resolution
 24
ssd, hd, seconds, fast, videos
+100%
comment
" ...  This SSD is a so fast at handling 4K videos and has helped me so much when moving videos between devices and it is really easy portable in my bags and it is easily worth the money and I have to say I would probably buy another one soon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have stored full HD movies and videos on this device and it streams even on my TV without any lag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It holds a lot and is very fast when transferring 4k videos and big photo files.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can boot directly from this drive and it works just like an internal HD, most of the time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The read speed being so high it has no issue playing 4K content on a external display seamlessly!  ...  "
comment
" ...  In sequentials, we see 536 MB/s read and 488 MB/s write with 4K numbers hitting 20 MB/s read and write.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For the past 5 years I've been using a Samsung SSD to transport all my 1080p and 4k video files from projects, as well to edit directly off of.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wanted something portable and still holds a huge amount of data and more durable than a spinning HD.  ...  "
Comfort
 23
feels, hand, x, super, sturdy
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  However, it feels sturdy, with no creaking or flexing at all under pressure.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Its dimensions are 3.9” x 1.2” x 0.4 inches and fits in the palm of my hand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wave of the future in the palm of your hand  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s very nice to hold such a thing in your hands.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is ergonomic, high performance, and extremely durable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The size is like only three cigarettes, and it feels comfortable holding in hand and pocket.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A few of my friends suggested I get it so that made me more comfortable making this purchase, definitely happy I did.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I took a picture of it while I’m holding it in my hand so you can see the actual size.  ...  "
CD/DVD
 16
drive, external, hard, use, portable
+100%
comment
" ...  I have browsed many portable hard disk than i came across with this RAV hard disk. ... The best part about hard disk is, it is solid state drive so it is mordern.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use this drive for my video editing (scratch disk and saving).  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is WAY faster than my old external hard drive which used a rotating disc at a fixed RPM.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is always full and I have to use external hard disks constantly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  this will list the disks connected to your computer. ... Choose the correct one as it will be represented by disk 0 or disk 1. ... So if your ssd is listed as disk 0, type in ... attributes disk clear readonly  ...  "
comment
" ...  This disk has won my heart. ... This disk is a lifesaver for me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The disk is rated for 540MB/s.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For a while, I had been wanting an external drive for my computer.  ...  "
Product As Described
 15
show, see, added
+100%
comment
" ...  (See the pictures).  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can see the size differences in the photos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  when I saw how small and light it was as you can see in the pictures I attached.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have posted some pictures and you can see the difference.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s very small as you can see in my photos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There is a picture so it can see just how small it really is.  ...  "
comment
" ...  What I have in the picture is another one).  ...  "
comment
" ...  I did run a test in the attached photo.  ...  "
Features
 12
+100%
comment
" ...  It is very light as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The encryption feature may come in handy but I haven't used it yet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light, compact, and high capacity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Technology has really changed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The indicator led is tiny.  ...  "
comment
" ...  LED indicator light is really small and sometimes it would be tough for user to see initially.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It’s very very slim & light.  ...  "
comment
" ...  it's also pretty light.  ...  "
As Gift
 10
+100%
comment
" ...  The overall unpacking experience was great and this product can be given as a gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This company incentifies positive reviews with gift cards.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This product comes in premium packaging that makes it a perfect gift, as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Definitely worth the investment and will probably buy another one for back up or as a gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A great package and it would make a very great gift for anyone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  First off, I got this as a gift, so I was pretty excited about it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It can be a great gift to someone.  ...  "
Codecs
 10
format, drive, video, sub, properties
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  I copied 900+ GB of files to it, mostly movie files, and ensured that all files remained in tact (i.e.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is a great drive for storing massive amounts of photos, videos, audio files and whatever else you have to store.  ...  "
comment
" ...  2) audio and video media files, and  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can browse through the TV's file directory and play a movie to watch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I tend to store large files, videos, movies, programs, etc on external drives.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I will say the format is exFAT which makes it compatible with the MAC.  ...  "
comment
" ...  By the way, simple format won't change exFAT to NTSF, I had to delete partition and create new NTSF partition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I do a lot of video editing which requires for me to be able to back up the video files.  ...  "
Heating
 10
get, fast
+100%
comment
" ...  Super Super fast & does not heat up at all!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Small, quiet, fast and does not heat up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As expected as this device is super small and I would assume the case acts a heat sink.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Case heats up quite a bit  ...  "
comment
" ...  No heat and very fast accessible .  ...  "
comment
" ...  It does not heat up and is just what I need.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So far have not faced any over-heat issue.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So far have not faced any over-heat issue.  ...  "
Camera
 10
show, see, pictures, photos, phone
+100%
comment
" ...   This is a MUST for travel photography.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I transferred about 10 g/b of pictures for various photo shoots I have had professionally taken.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And even though some of the pictures are digital, but many of them are physical photos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Check my pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’m into landscape photography and astrophotography. ... Shooting in RAW takes up a lot of data on the memory cards. ... I always have to unload the photos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  (See the pictures).  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great for storing pictures and videos of my babies, along with other files etc .  ...  "
comment
" ...  As you can see in the pictures I attached it can detect easily on the phone as well as it can detect easily on the laptop on the phone it showed 1.02 terabyte and on the laptop it showed 956 gigabytes which is almost similar.  ...  "
Cable Length
 9
cables, carry, included, comes, 2
+100%
comment
" ...  The supplied cable is pretty much a perfect length for me, but definitely ymmv on that front.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Both cables are included which makes it convenient.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Comes with 2 cables which is very convenient.  ...  "
comment
" ...  All I have to do is connect cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This means that I have to carry a separate cable around for connection purposes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You are looking at about a foot each cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - The cables can be easily replaced with longer ones or, if you lose one.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The box comes with 2 cables.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 9
side, see, looks
+100%
comment
" ...  The indicator led is tiny. ... This is great if you ever use the drive attached to a large display with room lighting off.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Would have been cool if the LED indicator light lit up behind that glassy surface instead  ...  "
comment
" ...  14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, glossy: no.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's so compact and curved edges looks superb .  ...  "
comment
" ...  This gives me the ability to access all my files as I do on my laptop but have an extremely large screen for at home work now.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works great with my TV also and I can easily watch my videos on the big screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  1 side looks like your phone screen and the other side is metal.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Editing on the plane or train is a little daunting with the limited screen and space real estate, so it's really helpful that the SSD itself is extremely small compared to other hard drives or ssds.  ...  "
Storage
 8
usb, ssd, sd, lost, files
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  It comes in ExFat format and has a full 1.02 TB memory.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Shooting in RAW takes up a lot of data on the memory cards. ... I typically have to transfer a few gigabytes from my SD cards, so that was my first test. ... Transferring 3.5gb of photos from the SD card itself to the SSD was faster than I could ask for.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I find the SSD card much more convenient, especially as a college student since I seats and have my memory card be easily movable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This same files, I copied to my PNY USB 3.0 thumb drive, Samsung SSD through SATA to USB 3.0, SanDisk 64GB Gold MicroSD, and it ranged from 1m40s to 3min.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It should be noted that I have used at least half a dozen USB drives and more than 20 flash memory cards in the past decade, and none of them ever failed on me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Basically its expandable memory!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes in ExFat format and full 1.02 TB memory.  ...  "
Drivers
 8
drive, need, hard, drivers, using
+100%
comment
" ...  I think this is because the m.2 driver for the 1tb allows better bandwidths.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would recommend using this a physical backup to important files (using the encryption) and/or a daily driver.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This drive also comes with nice carry poach also i.like option to put password on my driver that for secure your data because some time you lost your sdd and you scary if your data gona be hack or somebody use so i found that option very good also you can see your data in your smartphone just plug in your smartphone !  ...  "
comment
" ...  No problems with drivers when plugged into my windows 10 PC.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When you observe the drive contents, the User Guide and drivers are already stored on it for both Mac & PC.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works right out the box and doesn’t require any drivers.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love when you first connect RAVPOWER SSD hard drive, they included a detailed instruction in the hard driver.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The portable drive does not need to be formatted and no additional drivers are needed.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 8
screen, nice, glass, matte, look
+100%
comment
" ...  The black glass side is beautiful.  ...  "
comment
" ...  While not part of my purchasing decision, the design is nice with the glass back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  1 side looks like your phone screen and the other side is metal.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a matte look on a side and a glass look on the back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - It's Impact protected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a shiny glass top for some reason, I thought it was a display but wasn't.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The outside is coated with dark glossy material which makes it look like glass while the bottom has a matte metal finish.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a pretty bright surface and it does not catch scratches.  ...  "
Network
 8
performance, mbps
+100%
comment
" ...  It can run over 450mbps on writing and 500+mbps on reading.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was on average 80 Mbps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  > Good performance, I saw R/W speeds in 450+ Mbs range (comparing with the same segment, there are some expensive ones which might give a little better performance but not equivalent to the extra price)  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was getting reading/writing speeds bumping up against 400/MBpS.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I tried it on my laptop and the transfer speeds were north of 350 MBPS.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Speeds reached up to 480 Mbps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Did you know that if you put your Amazon order number on their warranty website you get extended coverage?  ...  "
comment
" ...  I thought about doing so to my router first, but decided to give it some space to breathe.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 7
music, gigs, videos, drive
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  But they sounded very knowledgable about their products.  ...  "
comment
" ...  From a distance it looks almost like a smartphone or music player.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My WD drive has recently started to rumble and make noises, it is a really nice treat to have a drive that is essentially silent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Next was a copy of approx 5,000 songs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Operation is smooth and quiet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I mostly use this for my DJ gigs and store my entire library of music and music videos. ... Not only will I be able to use this at gigs, it will be perfect for when I am trading music folders with other DJs on the go.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 7
picture, numbers, better, us, store
+100%
comment
" ...  In the picture you can see queue and thread numbers that I have used to better compare. ... I have a really good workstation and I didn't want to use all of my cores so that you can get a better picture of everyday usage numbers instead of max benchmark values.  ...  "
comment
" ...  However, as you can tell by the pictures too, the whole experience was a pleasant surprise!  ...  "
comment
" ...  And even though some of the pictures are digital, but many of them are physical photos. ... These photos have a lot of sentimental value to me and my family because they show our history and help us remember those who aren’t with us any longer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As you can see in the picture, Samsung performs lot faster due to how it is connected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can store countless pictures and memories and I can now store all of them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The portability is also on point, I took a side by side comparison picture with a pen just for scale.  ...  "
comment
" ...  (credit to rfwireless-world.com for the comparison picture)  ...  "
Color
 7
t5, space, macbook, love, laptop
+100%
comment
" ...  The color is slightly darker than my MacBook Pro 2019’s Space Grey color.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Love the color, goes well with Macbook or any other laptop.  ...  "
comment
" ...  and sides have a metallic feel to it and are an excellent gunmetal silver color.  ...  "
comment
" ...   -Space Gray Color  ...  "
comment
" ...   Color, texture is solid and size is appropriate.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The blackish gray color is very similar to the color of the MacBook.  ...  "
Battery Life
 7
ravpower, brand, battery, batteries, used
+100%
comment
" ...  The size of this ssd is barely greater than a double a battery.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Overall, no complaints, and I would recommend quite highly as I have with their battery backups.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have known RAVPower for its batteries and charging products, but this is a new product from them and a new experience for me which is going on great till now and I will keep on trying more possible products from these guys.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been using Ravpower battery packs for years now and a Happy customer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I had only known RAVPower as a brand for camera batteries or battery charging solutions, so I was surprised to learn that they had come out with an external SSD. ... I previously had good experiences with the RAVPower brand with their Sony A7iii Batteries and related battery charger for them, so I wanted to give their portable SSD a shot.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’ve used RAVPower portable chargers in the past and decided to stick to a brand I was used to producing good long lasting products.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 6
usb, hot, c
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  There's no reason to do this other than to just make it look nice but it's a really great touch that no other manufacturer bothers to do.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with a USB-C to USB-C AND a USB-C to USB-A, which was a nice touch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A nice touch as other makers also have similar features.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The color is very close to my space grey MacBook as well, which is a nice touch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is just slightly warm to the touch.  ...  "
Cleaning
 6
glossy, ssd, nice, made, hard drive
+100%
comment
" ...  I would 100% recommend this product for anyone seraching for an SSD that is both fast and clean looking.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging is simple and clean.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a durable finish where you won’t see scratches or fingerprints.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The 1TB version I got is a lot to keep me good for a few years before I have to clean up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  What is nice about the case is that you can use it as a simple wipe to clean the top glossy surface when you need it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I replaced a large spinning disk external hard drive for this small compact super clean ssd external hard drive.  ...  "
Cooling
 5
back, actually
+100%
comment
" ...  Those speeds actually stayed consistent over 6 back to back tests, which ultimately means the cooling levels are very decent within the device and the NAND flash was actually cooperating and assisting (and actually existent) within the drive itself.  ...  "
comment
" ...  That's really cool.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great thing is that it cools really quickly too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I believe it has a great internal cooling mechanism.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cool, isn't it?  ...  "
Capacity
 4
1
+100%
comment
" ...  The family is happy, and so am I.  ...  "
comment
" ...  again, perfect for family reunions  ...  "
comment
" ...  And now that several us of are working from home and may be limited for desk space, the RAVpower is ideal.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I recommend this product to all my friends and family.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 4
+100%
comment
" ...  Energy efficiency may not be a big issue on desktop systems, but on laptops, its a crucial aspect hence i thought of mentioning it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Small but full of power!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is super portable but with enormous power!!!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is super portable but with enormous power!!!  ...  "
Print Quality
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  HP Chromebook 14-db0411nd  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's super fast and I don't have any issues with transferring photos and documents.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Most likely more than that for me since im just going to use it to store important pictures and documents anyway.  ...  "
Remote
 3
first, firetv
+100%
comment
" ...  It is smaller in length and width than the tiny remote.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is smaller than a first generation Amazon fireTV remote.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Height wise, its about as tall as a Nintendo switch joy con and comparing it to a firestick remote it simply dwarfs it.  ...  "
Returns
 3
get
-100%
comment
" ...  Sadly it doesn’t work properly for me, and unfortunately I cannot send it in to get it fixed or get a new one because I need it for my work .  ...  "
comment
" ...  so I had to ship it out . ... I’m able to return so that’s the only good thing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I will be returning this product.  ...  "
ISP
 3
speeds, mbps
+100%
comment
" ...  I was on average 80 Mbps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I tried it on my laptop and the transfer speeds were north of 350 MBPS.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Speeds reached up to 480 Mbps.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
reliable
+100%
comment
" ...  The RAVpower answers the call very nicely.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The product itself is very small, it looks like a voice recorder.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Old reliable I call it.  ...  "

Review Spam Test     WARN

In order to keep our review summaries as accurate as possible, we aggressively detect fake reviews. We use various signals to detect unnatural patterns and will gradually expose them here.

Specifications

Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  7 
Memory
Memory:  540 GB
Display
Resolution:  4K 
540 GB
MEMORY
4K
RESOLUTION
Yes
USB
7
NUMBER OF USB PORTS