ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) announced the ROG Strix Arion S500 portable NVMe® SSD. Having DRAM and using USB-C® 3.2 Gen 2 connection, the SSD offers file transfer speeds of up to 1050 MB/s. Made of aluminum alloy, this stylish and portable drive efficiently dissipates heat with its thermal pad. Featuring 256-bit AES disk and data encryption, the SSD uses ROG SSD Dashboard software for easy drive management. The product also includes special Aura Sync lighting. It also comes with NTI Backup Now EZ software, making it an ideal high-performance mobile storage solution.

Inside ROG Strix Arion S500 is a high-performance Phison SSD with transfer speeds of up to 1050MB/s. This SSD is up to 12 times faster than standard external hard drives. With these speeds, it’s possible to transfer a 100GB file in just two minutes. In addition, DRAM memory and large SLC cache also maximize data performance. This also helps extend the life of the SSD.

ROG Strix Arion S500’s aluminum alloy chassis features a built-in thermal pad that maintains the operating temperature at an appropriate level for continuous high-speed data transfer. This also helps extend the life of the device.

ROG Strix Arion S500 provides data security with 256-bit AES disk and data encryption without affecting CPU performance. In addition, the included NTI Backup Now EZ software protects all your digital assets from malicious virus attacks and hardware failures. The data recovery feature also helps with accidentally deleted files.

Providing even more peace of mind for users, the convenient ROG SSD Dashboard interface displays all the important information such as temperature, storage status and general health.

With USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 connectivity, ROG Strix Arion S500 provides super-fast performance and compatibility with mobile devices, laptops, desktops and the latest generation game consoles.

ASUS Aura Sync lighting on the 2020 iF Design Award-winning ROG Strix Arion S500 delivers a unique array of light effects throughout the system.

Boyudollarsar 124.57 x 47.76 x 10.85mm (W x D x H)
Weight 107g
Capacity 500GB
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®
(Compatible with USB 3.2 Gen 1/ USB 2.0)
Speed 10Gbps
Operating System Compatibility Windows 7/8. 1/ 10
Mac OS Catalina or newer
SSD Dashboard Compatibility Windows 10
NTI Backup Compatibility Windows 7/8. 1/ 10
AURA System Requirements Windows 10 RS3 or newer
Voltage 5V, 1.6A
Temperature 0°C–40°C (32°F–104°F)
Accessories USB Type C to C cable

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