Corsair Announces EX100U Portable Drive


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Corsair has announced the EX100U mobile storage drive. This small portable drive uses a USB Type-C Gen 2×2 connector to achieve up to 1,600 MB/s sequential read speeds and 1,500 MB/s sequential write speeds. Corsair also includes a Type-C to Type-A cable for additional connectivity options. The press announcement states capacities of 500 GB to 4 TB, though searching the Corsair website shows from 1 TB to 4 TB. Pricing for the 1 TB model is $102.99 at the time of this writing. For more information, see Corsair’s press release below.

Gaming Performance Storage on the Go – CORSAIR Launches EX100U Portable USB Type-C SSD

Corsair EX100U
Corsair EX100U

MILPITAS, CA, October 6th, 2022 – CORSAIR® (NASDAQ: CRSR), a world leader in enthusiast components for gamers, creators, and PC builders, today announced its new ultra-slim external storage drive, the CORSAIR EX100U. Available in capacities from 500GB to a massive 4TB, the EX100U stores an incredible amount of data in a pocket-sized form-factor that can go anywhere.

Corsair EX100U
Corsair EX100U

The EX100U utilizes a USB Type-C Gen2 x2 connection for high bandwidth up to 20Gbps. With up to 1,600MB/sec sequential read and 1,500MB/sec sequential write speeds,* you can move stunning 4K videos in seconds, do intensive video and photo editing, or play the latest large install-file games. Thanks to an impressively slim profile and a footprint smaller than a credit card, the EX100U can easily be brought to any PC, Mac, or console that you wish.

Corsair EX100U
Corsair EX100U

Included in the box are both USB Type-C to Type-C and Type-C to Type-A cables, ensuring wide compatibility with nearly any modern device, with simple plug-and-play setup so you can get working immediately. A convenient protective cap for the SSD’s USB Type-C connector keeps it safe from harm while on the go, and a three-year limited warranty offers even more peace of mind that your data is saved securely.

Grab the CORSAIR EX100U and keep high-speed, high-capacity storage in your pocket.

*Performance varies by capacity. USB 3.2 2×2 connection required for maximum rated performance.

Availability, Warranty, and Pricing

The CORSAIR EX100U Portable USB Type-C Storage Drive available immediately from the CORSAIR webstore and the CORSAIR worldwide network of authorized retailers and distributors.

The CORSAIR EX100U is backed by a three-year limited warranty, alongside the CORSAIR worldwide customer service and technical support network.

 

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Corsair has announced the EX100U mobile storage drive. This small portable drive uses a USB Type-C Gen 2x2 connector to achieve up to 1,600 MB/s sequential read speeds and 1,500 MB/s sequential write speeds. Corsair also includes a Type-C to Type-A cable for additional connectivity options. The press announcement states capacities of 500 GB to 4 TB, though searching the Corsair website shows from 1 TB to 4 TB. Pricing for the 1 TB model is $102.99 at the time of this writing. For more information, see Corsair's press release below.

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