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Lighting-Fast 4K Video Editing on a Small and Portable External SSD

In 2021, editing 4K, 6K, and even 8K videos has become more common, even for YouTube creators. Unfortunately, the higher-quality video also requires faster and larger hard drives. If you are looking for a 4T B external NVMe SSD that works on both Mac and Windows, you are in luck.

Long gone are the days of big, bulky, and slow hard drives with a max speed of 7,200 RPM. Today, you can get your hands on incredibly small, light, and super-fast external portable NVMe SSD storage. In the video above, you can view a Blackmagic speed test for the Sabrent Rocket XTRM-Q 4TB USB 3.2 Thunderbolt 3 external NVMe SSD, and it is more than fast enough to handle 4K or 6K video.

Besides being ultra-fast, the Sabrent SSD can auto-detect whether you are using a USB or Thunderbolt 3 connection and adjust its speed accordingly. Even better, it does not require a separate power supply, which makes it perfect for editing 4K video footage on a laptop. If you are looking for fast storage, the Sabrent Rocket XTRM-Q external NVMe SSD comes in different capacities, including 500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB, and 4 TB and makes editing high-resolution video on the go a whole lot faster.

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Martin Peterdamm's picture

this version is with qlc memory. there is another version with tlc memory which is several times more durable and much much much faster with sustained write speeds. qlc only usecase would be a steam library or something similar, less important. some qlc drives are slower then spinning hard drives when the cache is full

Ariel-BearFox Villaseñor's picture

Post title: “Lighting” V Lightning. FWIW.