SanDisk Professional Pro-G40 SSD review

If you need a portable SSD with fast file transfer and a durable build, the SanDisk Professional Pro-G40 could be just what you’re looking for

5 Star Rating
SanDisk Professional Pro-G40 SSD
(Image: © Angela Nicholson / Digital Camera World)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The SanDisk Professional Pro-G40 SSD is an enticing option for anyone seeking a compact, lightweight, and robust storage device with impressive speed capability. While its price reflects its performance and resilience, you’ll enjoy swift file transfers and a seamless video editing experience with the comfort of knowing that the drive is capable of enduring accidental drops and water immersion.


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    Very fast data transfer

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    IP68 dust/water resistant

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    Available in three capacities up to 4TB


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    Largest capacity is expensive

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    Supplied with a short cable

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    No USB-A cable in the box

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The SanDisk Professional Pro-G40 SSD is a versatile portable storage solution for digital files. It comes in three capacities – 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB, and is compatibility with both Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) and USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) connections. When used with the supplied USB-C style (Thunderbolt 3) cable its NVMe technology is claimed to deliver data transfer read speeds of up to 3000MB/s and write speeds of up to 2500MB/s.

While the Pro-G40 SSD is supplied formatted for use with Apple Mac computers, it can be reformatted to work with Windows machines.

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Angela Nicholson

Angela has been testing camera gear from all the major manufacturers since January 2004 and has been Amateur Photographer’s Technical Editor and Head of Testing for Future Publishing’s photography portfolio (Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-PhotoPractical PhotoshopPhotography Week and Professional Photography magazines, as well as the Digital Camera World and TechRadar websites). She is the founder of SheClicks - a community group that encourages and supports female photographers.