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Crucial X6 Portable SSD

Best for:
hobbyists, game storage, on-the-go media

Starting at

  • up to 800MB/s
  • 500GB to 4TB capacities
  • Size: 69 x 64 x 11 mm
  • Weight: under 40 grams
  • Drop-proof3 up to 2 meters
  • USB-A adapter available separately
  • Plastic enclosure

Crucial X8 Portable SSD

Best for:
creatives, console gaming,on-the-go computing

Starting at

  • up to 1050MB/s
  • 1TB to 4TB capacities
  • Size: 110 x 53 x 11.5  mm
  • Weight: 97 grams
  • Drop-proof3 up to 2 meters 
  • USB-A adapter included
  • Metal enclosure

Keep more of what you love with Crucial SSDs

Never leave your favorite files, movies, games, photos or backups behind again. Crucial External SSDs give you up to 4TB of extra storage and are up to 7.5x faster than traditional hard drives2

So, whether you’re downloading videos for off-line travel, organizing family photos, collaborating with classmates, or heading off on your next great adventure, our external SSDs are ready to go wherever you do.


Crucial USB-C to USB-A Adapter

  • Enables you to connect your Crucial X6 drive to legacy USB-A host devices like older PCs, Macs, PS4s or XBOX Ones
  • USB-C (female) to UBS-A (male)
  • Quality built to Micron standards

Keep more memories

Safeguard photos and videos for peace of mind

Crucial’s external SSDs have enough room to backup and protect up to 20,000 photos, 100 hours of video, 6,000 songs, or 400GB of documents with room to spare3. The durable X6 and X8 are shock, vibration, and extreme temperature resistant, and have been tested to withstand a drop up to 7.5 feet (2.2 meters)1

Keep more movies on the go

Hours of entertainment and no internet required with an external SSD

No Wi-Fi? No problem. With the Crucial's external storage, you can fit over 100 hours of your favorite movies and entertainment in your pocket. Our light-weight external SSD drives weigh less than your car keys. Transfer movies up to 7.5x faster than traditional hard drives2🅰. Connect your drive to a tablet or laptop and enjoy hours of entertainment.

Keep more games

Skip the wait, external SSDs get you in the game faster

Ditch old, bulky hard drives with the Crucial X8 – it’s up to 7.5x faster than old school HDDs2 and you can play your games straight from the drive. When your console needs more room for the latest titles, Crucial’s external SSDs helps you expand your library without deleting your old favorites. With read speeds up to 1050MB/s4𓆏 and capacities up to 4TB, the X8 has speed, space, and style to spare.

Keep more drafts, even the rough ones

Create and edit straight from the drive

Are you a graphic designer or into editing photos and videos? Or maybe you have a passion for scrapbooking and illustration. Crucial external SSDs enable you to create, edit, and share your best shots and clips in real-time straight from the drive. Not only that, it’s fast – in fact, up to 100x faster than USB flash drives2 and up to 7.5x faster than traditional hard drives2. With up to 4TB of storage for your Mac or PC, there’s plenty of space to create without limitations.

Crucial X6 Portable SSD

Crucial X8 Portable SSD

Crucial X8 Portable SSD

Crucial X8 Portable SSD

Crucial X8 Portable SSD

Part Number
Sequential Read2
4TB Crucial X6


up to 800MB/s


4TB Crucial X8


up to 1050MB/s


2TB Crucial X6


up to 540MB/s


2TB Crucial X8


up to 1050MB/s


1TB Crucial X6


up to 540MB/s


1TB Crucial X8


up to 1050MB/s


500GB Crucial X6


up to 540MB/s


Additional resources

What is a Portable SSD

ౠ December 01, 2022

Portable SSDs are a great way to boost your system. Learn more about the benefits of external SSDs, how they work and more, at Crucial

Crucial X8 offers peace of mind for travelers

✨ October 15, 2020

Whether you pack heavy or light – travel the world or take weekend getaways – the Crucial X8 gives travelers security, convenience, and peace of mind while on the go.  

How to Choose the Best External SSD for Gaming

📖 January 21, 2022

Investing in an external SSD for gaming can hugely optimize your experience. Find the best PC, Xbox and PS4 external SSD that suits your needs, at Crucial
  1. Up to 6.5ft/2 m for the Crucial X6, and up to 7.5ft/2.2 m for the Crucial X8 without impact to data on drive on a carpeted floor.
  2. MB/s speed measured as maximum sequential performance of device as measured by Crucial on a high-performance desktop computer with Crystal Disk Mark (version 6.0.2 for x64). Your performance may vary. Comparative speed claims measured as maximum sequential performance of similarly situated portable SSDs, mainstream portable HDDs and mainstream USB flash drives from vertically-integrated manufacturers selling under their own brands as of June 2019.
  3. Based on average photo size of 6MB, video at 4K/60fps in H246 format at 24GB/hr, and average music file at 4MB each.
  4. Sequential read speed of 1050MB/s specific to Crucial’s portable X8 drive.