Sabrent Rocket Pro 2TB USB 3.2 External SSD Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2022-07-25

The Rocket Pro drive, while not as speedy as the XTRM-Q TB3 model, offers enough performance for most applications while protecting itself from damage due to overheating thanks to its aluminum chassis. When continuously writing to the drive, it will become quite warm so if you do plan on working with very large projects, we recommend placing its chassis in a well-ventilated environment.

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Packaging, A Closer Look

Sabrent has sent us another interesting SSD-based storage device, sporting the Rocket Pro name, and functioning on the USB 3.2 bus to achieve speeds up to 1000MB/s. The drive is based on 3D TLC NAND Flash and uses a machined aluminum case for heat dissipation.


The product has arrived inside a fully sealed casing:




The enclosure is quite stylish, as we have been already accustomed with products from Sabrent! The top layer is made of gloss paper, which highlights the appearance of the Rocket Pro External SSD, but also the internal used interface (M.2):




On the side, we will note the product name again, along with its code name:




The opposite area has a placeholder for the S/N:




On the back, Sabrent has included the list of product features, the package contents, system requirements but also the product serial number:




After removing the top layer, we will note the metallic casing and the additional sticker, which acts as a hinge for the two halves:





Inside, we will find the hardware bundle, while the Rocket Pro does sit in a separate compartment:




Let’s get the contents out of the box!




Speaking of the included bundle, Sabrent has included two data cables:




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