Model: Crucial X10 Pro 2TB Portable Solid State Drive
Manufacturer: Crucial
Provided By: Crucial

Crucial is a global brand of Micron Technology, Inc., one of the largest memory and flash storage manufacturers in the world. The company's product lineup includes award-winning solid state drives (SSDs) and computer memory upgrades (DRAM) for more than 50,000 systems. These products have been qualified and approved by major original equipment manufacturers and every single module has been rigorously tested at the component and module level. Each SSD also undergoes over a thousand hours of prerelease validation testing and hundreds of qualification tests to ensure optimal reliability and performance.

Crucial recently added two new portable SSDs to its Pro Series line of products. In addition to the more prosumer-oriented X9 Pro, the company released the X10 Pro. Designed for those who crave performance and portability, this palm-sized drive is made out of anodized aluminum, is water and dust resistant (IP55) and can withstand accidental drops of up to 7.5 feet. On the inside, the X10 Pro is powered by Silicon Motion's SM2320 controller and is available with up to 4TB of Micron's TLC NAND flash. The drive is also equipped with a USB 3.1 Gen 2x2 Type-C interface that can transfer data at speeds up to 2,100 MB/s, which is nearly twice that of its sibling, the X9 Pro. To top it all off, the X10 Pro works with Windows, Mac, Android, iPad, Linux, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles.

The X10 Pro is available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities. For this review, Crucial sent us the 2TB version of the drive which is capable of delivering up to 2,100 MB/s sequential read and 2,000 MB/s sequential write speeds.

   Crucial X10 Pro 2TB Portable Solid State Drive
General Specifications
Part Number CT2000X10PROSSD9
Capacity 2TB
Flash Type Micron 176L 3D TLC
Controller Silicon Motion SM2320
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C

Sequential Read 2,100 MB/s Max
Sequential Write 2,000 MB/s Max

Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions 65 x 50 x 10mm
Weight 42g

Other Features

USB-C Connector
Works with Windows, Mac, Android, iPad, Linux, PlayStation and Xbox
Water and dust proof (IP55)
Drop proof up to 7.5 feet (2 meters)
Shock/vibe and extreme-temperature proof
Password protection and 256‐bit AES hardware encryption
Five year warranty

Needless to say, this is only a taste of what the X10 Pro has to offer. To give you an idea of what to expect, we'll take a closer look at Crucial's new portable SSD and then see how well it performs. Does the X10 Pro have what it takes? Can it deliver the performance and features that we've come to expect from Crucial? Keep reading as we find out.

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