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SanDisk Desk Drive USB Type-C External SSD

The space you need — with revolutionary speed.


The space you need — with revolutionary speed.

Introducing the SanDisk Desk Drive — a complete desktop backup solution now up to 4x faster than a desktop HDD5. It’s the perfect home base to quickly back up your favorite and important content. An immense capacity of up to 8 TB1 will easily hold your photos, videos, music, and important documents, and read speeds up to 1000 MB/s2 will help you access everything fast. With a compact design that fits naturally into any workspace, this drive helps protect your content — all in one place.

Your content in one place

Designed to stay on your desk while you back up your files, so you’ll know your content is easily within reach.

Immense capacity for your file library

With up to 8 TB1 of storage, you’re free to expand your photo and video collection, music library, and important documents.

Modest in size. Mighty in performance

Maximize your desk space while accessing your content up to 4x faster than a desktop HDD5 with read speeds up to 1000 MB/s2.

Plug in and get started

Get up and running quickly and easily on Windows® or Mac out of the box with exFAT formatting, using the USB Type-C™ cable.

Back up more. Back up faster.

The SanDisk® Desk Drive SSD works perfectly with Apple Time Machine on your Mac right out of the box. Or use the downloadable Acronis® True Image™ for Western Digital backup software3 and set your system to automatically back up your most important files and folders, so you know you'll effortlessly have a second copy of your favorite content.

From a brand professionals trust

For years, you have chosen us to support your brilliance, and we’re determined to continue providing what you need to thrive. That’s why we offer a 3-year limited warranty4 with your purchase.

Key Features

  • Access your content faster, even the heaviest files like videos, with read speeds up to 1000MB/s
  • Quickly back up your files with SSD technology, and make backups automatic with included software
  • Maximize your desk space with a compact design that will feel natural in any work setting

What’s In The Box

  • SanDisk Desk Drive
  • USB-C Cable
  • USB-C to USB-A Cable
  • AC Power Adapter


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