Crucial X8 4TB Portable SSD Review

We are back with the refreshed version of the Crucial X8 SSD, which is now available at 4TB capacity. Since its original release, Crucial have expanded its compatibility list with new consoles, new Apple devices, and more. Today we will test the X8 on the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 platform, which delivers the highest performance.

Let’s start with some technical data and product features, and later, we will show some outstanding test results.


Crucial® X8 Portable SSD

Protect your memories with the Crucial® X8 Portable SSD — back up important photos, videos, and documents with up to 4TB capacity. Expand storage on your PlayStation™, Xbox, iPad Pro, Android device, or simply free up space on your computer quickly with speeds up to 1050MB/s. The Crucial X8 runs up to 7.5x faster than portable HDDs. Store with confidence on the Crucial X8.



Read and write files with exceptional speeds

Wherever you are, access your games, photos, and videos quickly — even offline. With read speeds up to 1050MB/s, you can load files up to 7.5x faster than portable hard drives, and 100x faster than USB flash drives. 

Easily expand storage for a broad range of devices

Increase storage capacity for nearly any computer, tablet, phone, or console. Works with Windows, Mac, iPad Pro, Chromebook, Android, Linux, PlayStation, and Xbox. Connect with a USB-C 3.2 Gen2 interface or use our included adapters for USB-C or USB-A connections.

Withstands drops and extreme temperatures better than HDDs

Indoors or outdoors, at home or off the grid, the X8 is manufactured to be durable, rugged, and compact. Tested against extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, and even a 7.5-foot drop, you can trust that your drive will withstand the elements.

Sleek style and innovative design

Form meets function with the Crucial X8. Built with a unibody core of anodized aluminum, the case not only looks and feels great, but dissipates heat efficiently to maximize performance.

Complete data protection

Store your photos, videos, and files with confidence. You can use Windows Backup, macOS Time Machine, Windows Bitlocker to Go, and Apple FileVault, along with third-party endpoint-protection software suites like Symantec and McAfee.

Peace of mind from a brand you trust

When you need ultimate peace of mind, trust the expert quality and engineering innovation of Crucial®, a brand of Micron®, one of the leading flash storage manufacturers in the world. The Crucial® X8 Portable SSD is backed by a 3-year limited warranty worldwide. Enjoy comprehensive support materials, such as operating instructions for various platforms and articles on maximizing your drive’s performance.


You can buy the Crucial X8 4TB Portable SSD for around $369.99 from Amazon –


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Bartosz Waluk aka Woomack is from Poland. He's been interested in computer hardware and extreme overclocking for over 15 years. Bartosz has also over 12 years experience in IT what includes sales, technical support and computer building ... but not only. He joined the Funky Kit team in January 2013.

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