Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 Portable SSD with up to 1,050 Mbit / s transfer speed introduced in India


The Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 portable SSD has been announced for the Indian market. It is a DRAM SSD that is connected via a USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 port. The external SSD can deliver transfer speeds of up to 1,050 MB / s, which is great for transferring large files. It has a stylish aluminum case that not only gives it a unique look but also helps to keep it cool. The Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 comes with Aura Sync lighting and allows easy management via the ROG SSD dashboard software.

Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 price in Germany

The Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 costs Rs. 13,500 and will be available from September according to the press release. Further details have not yet been communicated. The SSD is not yet listed on the official website. It is offered in black with a glowing ROG logo.

Asus also sells the ROG Strix Arion case separately, which can be used to mount M.2 SSDs of various sizes.

Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 Specifications, Features

As the name suggests, the Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 comes with 500 GB of storage capacity. It can deliver transfer speeds of up to 1,050 MB / s, which, according to Asus, is up to 12 times faster than conventional external hard drives. It’s a Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) SSD, which makes it possible to find the location of the data faster, which in most cases makes it faster than DRAM-less SSDs. It has an SLC cache, which means that only one data bit can be written into each cell of the SSD. This gives it longevity and helps with performance.

The Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 comes with 256-bit AES hard drive and data encryption and includes the NTI Backup Now EZ software to protect its content from malicious virus attacks and hardware failures. The ROG SSD Dashboard software can be used to easily manage statistics for the SSD such as drive temperature, storage status, health status and more.

It comes with an aluminum case with thermal pads inside that efficiently dissipate heat. It uses a USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 port for connectivity and is compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, macOS Catalina or higher, and Android devices with OTG support. The Asus ROG Strix Arion S500 SSD has an RGB logo that can be controlled with Aura Sync lighting.

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