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ADATA SE800 vs. SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable V1

The ADATA SE800 and SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable V1 are two similar external solid state drives. You can check out this guide at Seeking Tech to see what the major differences are between these storage products.

Quick Summary

The Extreme Pro Portable Solid State Drive V1 is slightly faster than the SE800 at maximum sequential reading. The SanDisk product can also tolerate hotter temperature ranges during operation. Not to mention that you will also get a longer warranty as well. Last but not least, the Extreme Pro Portable V1 is the only product out of this group to offer a 2 TB capacity option.

On the other hand, the SE800 is smaller in size. The ADATA product is also better protected against dust and water damages.

If you are interested, you can purchase either of the aforementioned external SSDs on Amazon with the following links:

You can also see how the ADATA SE800 stacks up against the ADATA SE900G with this guide.

SE800 vs. Extreme Pro V1 Comparison Chart

You can take a look at our comparison table for the SE800 and first version of the Extreme Pro Portable below.

 ADATA SE800 External Solid State DriveSanDisk Extreme Pro Portable Solid State Drive V1
Capacity Options512 GB

1 TB
500 GB

1 TB

2 TB
What’s in the BoxADATA SE800 External Solid State Drive

USB 3.2 Type-C to USB Type-C cable

USB 3.2 Type-C to USB Type-A cable

Quick Start Guide
Extreme Pro Portable Solid State Drive V1

USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable

USB Type-C to USB Type-A adaptor

Safety and Warranty Guide
Dimensions72.7 mm x 44.0 mm x 12.2 mm110.3 mm x 57.3 mm x 10.2 mm
Compatible DevicesPC

Mac

PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 Pro

PlayStation 5

Xbox One

Xbox One S

Xbox One X

Xbox Series S

Xbox Series X
PC

Mac

PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 Pro

PlayStation 5

Xbox One

Xbox One S

Xbox One X

Xbox Series S

Xbox Series X
Interface SpeedUSB 3.2 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
Maximum Sequential Read Speed512 GB ADATA SE800: Up to 1000 MB per second

1 TB ADATA SE800: Up to 1000 MB per second
500 GB Extreme Pro Portable V1: Up to 1050 MB per second

1 TB Extreme Pro Portable V1: Up to 1050 MB per second

2 TB Extreme Pro Portable V1: Up to 1050 MB per second
Operating Temperature Range0°C to 35°C0°C to 45°C
Dust and Water ResistanceIP68IP55
Warranty3-year limited warranty5-year limited warranty
PricingCheck price on Amazon.Check price on Amazon.

Capacity Options

The SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable V1 is the only one to offer a 2 TB capacity option.

You can find the lists of available capacities below:

ADATA SE800:

  • 512 GB
  • 1 TB

SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable V1:

  • 500 GB
  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB

What’s in the Box

The SE800 and Extreme Pro Portable V1 both come with accessories that will let you connect the SSD to USB Type-A ports and USB Type-C ports.

You can find a list of the content included inside each box for the ADATA and SanDisk products below:

ADATA SE800:

  • ADATA SE800 External Solid State Drive
  • USB 3.2 Type-C to USB Type-C cable
  • USB 3.2 Type-C to USB Type-A cable
  • Quick Start Guide

SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable V1:

  • Extreme Pro Portable Solid State Drive V1
  • USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable
  • USB Type-C to USB Type-A adaptor
  • Safety and Warranty Guide

Dimensions

The SE800 is shorter in length and weight when compared to the Extreme Pro Portable V1. However, the first version of the Extreme Pro Portable is a little bit thinner.

You can find the measurements, which is displayed as Length x Width x Thickness, below:

  • SE800: 72.7 mm x 44.0 mm x 12.2 mm
  • Extreme Pro Portable V1: 110.3 mm x 57.3 mm x 10.2 mm

Compatible Devices

The SE800 and Extreme Pro Portable V1 are compatible with the following devices:

  • PC
  • Mac
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 4 Pro
  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox One S
  • Xbox One X
  • Xbox Series S
  • Xbox Series X

Interface Speed

For the interface, the SE800 uses USB 3.2 Gen 2, which provides transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps.

The Extreme Pro Portable V1 uses USB 3.1 Gen 2, which also provides up to up to 10 Gbps.

Maximum Sequential Read Speed

When it comes maximum sequential reading, the Extreme Pro Portable V1 is 50 MB per second faster, or 5% faster, than the ADATA SE80.

You can check out maximum sequential read speed specs for each capacity of both products below:

  • 512 GB ADATA SE800: Up to 1000 MB per second
  • 1 TB ADATA SE800: Up to 1000 MB per second
  • 500 GB Extreme Pro Portable V1: Up to 1050 MB per second
  • 1 TB Extreme Pro Portable V1: Up to 1050 MB per second
  • 2 TB Extreme Pro Portable V1: Up to 1050 MB per second

Operating Temperature Range

The Extreme Pro Portable V1 can tolerate hotter extreme temperatures when compared to the SE800.

You can check out the operating temperature ranges below:

  • SE800: 0°C to 35°C
  • Extreme Pro Portable V1: 0°C to 45°C

Dust and Water Resistance

The SE800 does offer dust and water resistance than the Extreme Pro Portable V1.

With a rating of IP68, the SE800 is completely dust tight in addition to being able to submerged underwater at more than 1 meter in depth.

With a rating of IP55, the Extreme Pro Portable V1 is not completely dust tight but should protected against any amount of significant dust buildups. The SanDisk product should also withstand light water splashes.

Warranty

The ADATA SE800 External Solid State Drive comes with a 3-year limited warranty while the SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable Solid State Drive V1 comes with a longer 5-year limited warranty.

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