If you got a new laptop, desktop, tablet, or smartphone for the holidays, you should definitely consider getting yourself a nice big portable SSD to offload all the files you don’t need and to back up the important files you do need. Lucky for you, a killer year-end deal on Amazon just dropped one of the best portable SSDs out there to its lowest price ever. The Lexar Professional SL100 Pro 500GB Portable Solid-State Drive supports USB-C and USB 3.1, and it retails for $130. That’s a fair price, but today it’s on sale for only $79!

Here’s the scoop from the product page:

  • Superior SSD-level performance with speeds up to 950MB/s read and 900MB/s write
  • Sleek slimline styling with a premium brushed aluminum finish
  • Durable portable design—resists harsh temperatures and vibration
  • Features a USB Type-C (USB-C) port and includes both USB Type-C to Type-C cable and USB Type-C to standard USB Type-A cable
  • Includes DataVault Lite software to protect files securely and backed by three-year limited

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