The portable SSD market has seen rapid growth over the last decade. Almost all of the tier-one NAND flash manufacturers have jumped in with multiple offerings, presenting consumers with a wide variety of choices for different budgets and performance requirements. Crucial (Micron's consumer-facing brand) alone has introduced three new products in this category this year - the X9 Pro (1 GBps-class TLC), X10 Pro (2 GBps-class TLC), and the X9 (1 GBps-class QLC) PSSDs. Micron provided us with an opportunity to evaluate the X10 Pro across all available capacity points. Read on for a detailed analysis of the performance profile and value proposition of each X10 Pro SKU.
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