SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 Ultra Rugged Speedy SSD

A recent article on StorageReview written by Lyle Smith reviews the brand new PRO-G40 from SanDisk Professional. Immerse yourself in the action with the supercharged, ultra-rugged SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD. Built for compatibility with both Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB 3.2 Gen 2, this versatile drive enables you to efficiently collaborate across devices. Sustaining speeds up to 2700MB/s1 read and 1900MB/s1 write via Thunderbolt 3, the PRO-G40 SSD will power through your most demanding workflows. Bring this ultra-durable drive wherever your vision takes you– its 3m drop and 4000lb. crush resistance2 along with an IP68 dust- and water-resistant rating help withstand the elements in just about every location.

The SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 is a portable SSD built with both Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) and USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) support via a single port and leverages the speedy NVMe interface. Its ultra-rugged build and performance-drive design make it ideal for a range of use cases, including enthusiasts and professionals in the film and media industry who constantly transfer large files.

The PRO-G40 is quoted to deliver up to 2,700MB/s read and 1,900MB/s write using a Thunderbolt 3 port, while the USB 3.2 Gen 2 is expected to hit upwards of 1,050MB/s read and 1GB/s write. This is pretty speedy and highly flexible for a portable SSD. This is the first one we’ve seen that supports Thunderbolt and USB 3.2 Gen 2 at the same time.

SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 Specifications

Interface Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps); SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2)
Capacities 1TB, 2TB
  • Thunderbolt 3: Up to 2,700MB/s read and 1,900MB/s write
  • USB-C: Up to 1,050MB/s read and 1,000MB/s write
Drive Format APDFS
Operating Temperature 41o – 95oF | 5o-35oC
Size (LxWxH) 4.36 x 2.28 x 0.47 inches
  • 1TB: 0.27 lbs | 121.2 g
  • 2TB: 0.27 lbs | 122.3 g
Warranty Limited 5-year warranty

Ultimately, the PRO-G40 is meant for users looking for a portable SSD that can not just handle their heavy workloads, but the elements and bumps and bruises as well. The PRO-G40 is available in 1TB and 2TB capacity models.

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