diskGO® Pocket USB 3.0 SSD

Category: Solid State Drives

 

Smaller than a credit card, the diskGO Pocket SSD is one of the smallest portable SSD solutions available. The diskGO™ Pocket USB 3.0 SSD is TAA compliant, built with a premium SandForce controller, and backed by a three-year warranty.

     

Are you in search of a high-capacity USB 3.0 Solid State Drive (SSD) in a discrete design? If so, the diskGO™ Pocket USB 3.0 SSD delivers. Smaller than a credit card, the diskGO Pocket SSD is one of the smallest portable SSD solutions available.

Equipped with USB 3.0 - the fastest USB connection - the diskGO Pocket SSD is up to 10x faster than USB 2.0 storage.* USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems. SSDs have no moving parts and are faster, more rugged, and more efficient than hard drives. The sleek black aluminum exterior provides additional cooling and durability.

A powerful SandForce based mSATA SSD drives the diskGO Pocket SSD, providing unparalleled performance. Store HD movies, archive photos, and back up music libraries with lightning fast speeds. Getting started is easy - simply connect the diskGO Pocket SSD to an available USB port of a computer to begin backing up and transferring files. No software to install or setup required.

Also available as a standalone enclosure, the diskGO pocket mSATA enclosure turns an mSATA SSD into a portable storage device.  Perfect for users upgrading an Ultrabook to a larger mSATA capacity and have an extra mSATA SSD available.

The diskGO Pocket USB 3.0 SSD is USB powered, so no additional power supply is required. This product is backed by a three-year warranty.

*When connected to a USB 3.0 port

Pocket-Sized - Smaller than a credit card measuring less than 3" x 2"

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Performance - Performance up to 10x faster than USB 2.0*. Powered by high-end SandForce SSD

SSD Reliability – No moving parts means a faster, more durable, and lower-power solution compared to portable hard drives

USB Powered - No extra power adapters needed

Rugged - High-quality aluminum enclosure keeps components cool

Simple - No software to install or setup required

Cross Compatible - Works with Windows XP and higher, Mac OS X 10.4 and higher, and Linux systems. Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1.

*When connected to a USB 3.0 port

General

Capacity*

60GB / 120GB / 240GB

Dimensions

73.1mm x 41.5mm x 13.0mm

Weight

0.32 oz (0.02 lbs)

Power Source

USB Powered

Operating Temperature

0°C - 70°C

Storage Temperature

-20°C - 80°C

Warranty

Three years

Support

Toll-free tech support

What’s in the box

diskGO Pocket USB 3.0 SSD and USB 3.0 cable

Mini screwdriver and USB 3.0 cable included with standalone enclosure product only.

*Some capacity used for formatting and not available for storage

Performance

   

60GB Read/Write Speed (USB 3.0)

Up to 455MB/s (read) and 430MB/s (write)

120GB Read/Write Speed (USB 3.0)

Up to 445MB/s (read) and 440MB/s (write)

240GB Read/Write Speed (USB 3.0)

Up to 450MB/s (read) and 445MB/s (write)

SSD Controller

SandForce

 

Compatibility

 

System Compatibility

Windows XP and higher / Mac OS X 10.4 and higher/Linux**

Interface

USB 3.0**

File System

NTFS

**Preformatted for Windows - must be reformatted to work with other operating systems

***Also works with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 computers and other host devices

 

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Spider FAQ

  • 1. How do I store and access files from my DiskGO Portable SSD using Windows?

    1) Connect the USB cable to the Portable SSD and plug the other end into an available USB port of the  computer

    2) The DiskGO Portable SSD will appear as a storage drive in “Computer” or “My Computer”   The  drive icon will appear with the volume name “DISKGO”

    3) Once your drive appears, you can then store and access files on it the same way you would on your computer’s main hard drive.  Copy and paste or drag and drop files directly to the drive

  • 2. How do I store and access files from my DiskGO Portable SSD using a Mac?

    1) Connect the USB cable to the Portable SSD and plug the other end into an available USB port of the  computer

    2) The DiskGO Portable SSD will appear as an external drive on the Mac OS desktop.  The drive icon  will appear with the volume name “DISKGO.”  See FAQ on formatting for Mac if your DiskGO hard drive is not recognized

    3) Once your drive appears, you can then store and access files on it the same way you would on your computer’s main hard drive.  Copy and paste or drag and drop files directly to the drive

  • 3. How do I format the DiskGO Portable SSD for use with a Mac?

    This device is preformatted using the NTFS file system and will initially only be recognized in Windows.  In order to use with a Mac, you will first need to format this device using Disk Utility.  WARNING:  All data will be erased.  Back up your files on a Windows computer before formatting.

    1)      Connect the DiskGO Portable SSD to the USB port of the Mac

    2)      Launch Disk Utility (Applications à Utilities)

    3)      Locate the DiskGO in the left pane of Disk Utility and select it

    4)      Click on the Erase tab at the top of the window

    5)      Next to Format, click the dropdown and select Mac OS Extended (Journaled) if you intend to use this device ONLY in a Mac environment.  If you wish to use this device in both Windows and Mac environments, select MS-DOS (FAT).  NOTE:  If you choose to format as FAT, you will be unable to store individual files of 4GB or larger on the DiskGO Portable SSD.

    6)      Provide the drive an easily recognizable name

    7)      Click the Erase button and then again to confirm

  • 4. What operating systems support DiskGO Portable SSDs?

    Windows XP and higher or Mac OS X 10.4 and higher

  • 5. How do I utilize USB 3.0 speeds?

    In order to achieve the fastest possible transfer rates, connect the DiskGO Portable SSD to a USB 3.0 port of a computer.  This device will also work with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports, but will operate at slower speeds than capable.  Most USB 3.0 ports are blue in color and are also referred to as “SuperSpeed” or “SS.”

  • 6. I get an error when I disconnect my DiskGO Portable SSD from a Mac. Why does this happen?

    You must first “eject” the drive labeled “DISKGO” before logging out. The Mac will consider this a “safe removal” of the drive and will not produce the error when unplugging the DiskGO.

  • 7. In Windows, what is the proper way to disconnect my DiskGO Portable SSD after I have finished using?

    The DiskGO Portable SSD is supported by Windows XP and higher.  To disconnect, simply unplug the USB cable when the drive is not active (when the activity light is not blinking).