On the other hand, Plextor has also showed off its EX1 series mini SSD drives which looks a lot like a power bank, it features a mangesium alloy chassis and has design attributes that is inspired by Cupertino, this product is made for users who wants portability and speedy data transfer speeds on the go, hence the EX1 series mini SSD is fitted with a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port that claims to deliver up to 550MB/s of sequential read and 500MB/s of sequential write speeds, storage capacities are available from 128GB up to 512GB, and I am sure this won't be the most affordable storage device to own.
http://www.klgadgetguy.com/news/ ... king-pci-e-ssd-ever
Meanwhile, Plextor has also launched another product at Computex 2016 in the form of EX1 external SSD. Featuring a polished metal exterior and USB 3.1 Type-C port, users are able to obtain it with capacities of up to 512GB.
http://www.lowyat.net/2016/10631 ... e-ex1-external-ssd/
USB 3.0 has indeed made our lives easier especially when it comes to USB storage devices like external hard drives. Still, most external hard drives we're using nowadays are still mechanical drives that has now hit a bottleneck in transfer speed and the fast USB 3.1 standard would probably gave an insignificant improvement due to the limitation of mechanical drives.