ACASIS TBU401 enclosure at Amazon https://geni.us/u9A5heL
ACASIS TBU405 M1 enclosure with fan Amazon https://geni.us/ACASIS-TBU405ProM1
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ACASIS TBU401 enclosure at ACASIS website https://geni.us/Acasis-TBU401
SN850X 4TB https://geni.us/SN850X-4TB
SN850X 2TB https://geni.us/SN850X-2TB
SN850X 1TB https://geni.us/SN850X-1TB
MacBook Pro M1 Max https://geni.us/2F4Vr
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Best Fastest External SSD for M1 M2 Mac & Speed Test, Build Your Own Super Fast NVMe Thunderbolt SSD
How To Build The FASTEST External Portable Thunderbolt USB4.0 SSD For Your M1 M2 Mac
So in this video I'm showing how to build a fast USB4.0 external NVME ssd drive that's 4TB in size. The same drive also works on Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4 and is perfect for expanding the storage of your Apple Silicon ARM Mac computer, be that one of the MacBooks or one the desktop Macs such as the Mac Studio or Mac Mini.
This drive works with all the M1 and M2 models and so far, this is the fastest external for my Mac that I have come across. I would go so far as to say that this is the best external drive for a Mac
The drive consists of the super fast WD Black SN850X 4TB NVME M.2 SSD and the excellent Acasis TBU401 40Gb/s USB4.0 enclosure that's also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4.
While I'm using it with an Apple Mac MacBook Pro M1 Max in this video. The same drive is also compatible with other hardware platforms and operating systems, such as Windows, Linux and Android etc.
In the video I show how you how to build the drive, which is really straight forward and easy.
I also do a disk speed test using Blackmagic Design's Disk Speed Test utility and I also show a real world disk speed test by moving files to and from the external drive.
00:00 Intro and explanation
01:10 Unboxing the SSD
02:08 Unboxing the enclosure
04:00 Building the drive
10:59 Formatting the drive
15:00 Blackmagic disk speed test
16:42 Real world write speed test
19:29 Real world read speed test
21:48 End summary
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