Looking for an external hard drive to pair with your Mac laptop or desktop? Going with an external SSD as opposed to an external HDD offers tremendous performance benefits, but it can also means spending a lot of extra cash… unless you follow the BGR Deals team, of course. Amazon is offering a nice discount on the Transcend Thunderbolt USB 3.0 External Solid State Drive SJM500 for Mac this week, giving you a chance to save on this high-quality aluminum SSD drive.

Some key details:

  • Elegant, sturdy and lightweight metallic design to match your Mac.
  • Blazing-fast interface transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s* with a Thunderbolt cable.
  • Thunderbolt & SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface with UASP support.
  • Available in 256GB, 512GB and 1TB capacities.
  • LED power/ data transfer activity indicator.
  • Includes a Thunderbolt and a USB3.0 cable.
  • Three-year Limited Warranty.

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