SanDisk Professional G-DRIVE SDPS11A-500G-GBANB 500 GB Portable Rugged Solid State Drive – M.2 2280 External

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Product Type: Solid State Drive
Product Family: G-DRIVE
Brand Name: SanDisk Professional
Form Factor: M.2 2280
Host Interface: USB 3.2 (Gen 2) Type C
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  • Storage Capacity500 GB
  • Platform Supported
    • Mac
    • PC

  • Encryption Standard256-bit
  • Wireless LANNo
  • Host InterfaceUSB 3.2 (Gen 2) Type C
  • RuggedYes
  • Drive TypeExternal
  • External Drive TypePortable
  • Form FactorM.2 2280
  • Durability
    • Drop Resistant
    • Water Resistant
    • Dust Resistant
    • Crush Resistant

  • Height0.6″
  • Width2″
  • Length3.7″
  • Weight (Approximate)3.20 oz
  • Package Contents
    • USB-C Cable
    • USB-C to USB-A Cable
    • Quick Start Guide

  • Operating System Compatibility
    • Mac OS 10.11+
    • Windows 10+

  • Limited Warranty5 Year


General Information
Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number: SDPS11A-500G-GBANB
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name: SanDisk Professional
Product Line: G-DRIVE
Product Model: SDPS11A-500G-GBANB
Product Name: G-DRIVE SSD
Marketing Information:

Ultra-rugged durability with high-speed transfers.

When the bottom line is on the line, trust in the small and ultra-rugged G-DRIVE SSD that delivers durability and speed to accelerate your pro workflow wherever you go. Sustained transfer speeds up to 1050MB/s let you quickly save, edit and store large files, while password-enabled 256-bit AES-XTS hardware encryption helps keep your private content private. The versatile USB-C™ port with a SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) interface keeps this SSD ready for laptops and desktops, both old and new.

Ultra-Rugged Durablity

Built using hand-picked components to withstand tough conditions in the field, the SanDisk Professional G-DRIVE SSD provides pro-grade rugged storage you can rely on. The G-DRIVE SSD is engineered with IP67 water and dust resistance, up to 3-meter drop protection, and 2000lb crush resistance.

Pro-Grade Performance

Featuring a cooling aluminum core to help deliver sustained, pro-grade performance and transfer speeds up to 1050MB/s, the G-DRIVE SSD allows you to quickly edit and save large source files, images and videos anywhere.

Password Protection

The G-DRIVE SSD includes downloadable software for password-enabled 256-bit AES-XTS Hardware encryption to help keep your files, videos, and photos safe from unauthorized access.

USB-C™ Connectivity

The G-DRIVE SSD is ready for newer Mac computers and other laptops through a reversible USB-C port with a SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) interface, and comes with a USB 3.0/2.0 cable adapter for backwards compatibility.

5-Year Limited Warranty

Offering an industry-leading 5-year limited warranty, the G-DRIVE SSD is ready to provide high-performance storage for years to come.

Accident Resistant

Solid state drives don’t utilize moving parts, so the G-DRIVE SSD is able to endure accidental bumps or drops to help protect against data loss and system failures.

The Perfect Travel Companion

Available in capacities up to 2TB, the G-DRIVE SSD provides small and mighty storage to edit and save your 4K footage, RAW photos, and media libraries wherever you are.

Product Type: Solid State Drive
Technical Information
Storage Capacity: 500 GB
Platform Supported:

  • Mac
  • PC

Encryption Standard: 256-bit
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN: No
Host Interface: USB 3.2 (Gen 2) Type C
Physical Characteristics
Rugged: Yes
Drive Type: External
External Drive Type: Portable
Form Factor: M.2 2280

  • Drop Resistant
  • Water Resistant
  • Dust Resistant
  • Crush Resistant

Height: 0.6″
Width: 2″
Length: 3.7″
Weight (Approximate): 3.20 oz
Package Contents:

  • USB-C Cable
  • USB-C to USB-A Cable
  • Quick Start Guide

Operating System Compatibility:

  • Mac OS 10.11+
  • Windows 10+

Limited Warranty: 5 Year

Additional information

  • Weight 3.20 kg
  • Dimensions 3.7 × 2 × 0.6 cm
  • Product Type

    Solid State Drive

  • Product Family


  • Brand Name

    SanDisk Professional

  • Form Factor

    M.2 2280

  • Host Interface

    USB 3.2 (Gen 2) Type C

  • Drive Type


  • Storage Capacity

    500 GB

  • Wireless LAN


  • External Drive Type


  • Encryption Standard


  • Rugged


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