SDD to USB 2.0

I know, i am kind of outdated, but can someone give me advise about SSD that i can connect with my old laptop with USB 2.0.
It will be my portable storage.

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So far ALL SSDs I've used on USB 2.0 work.

As such I can't give you much advice other than to go ahead.

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Re: portable storage

Never use any device as storage without maintaining a good backup of the data on that device on another device. So, if it doesn't fit on your laptop, you'll need a second disk as backup or use the cloud for that.

That being said, USB 2.0 is so slow, that it's hardly worth the extra price of a large SSD compared with a large HDD, although I think the SSD is more reliable (which is worth a lot). And if it's only for a smallish amount of data, consider a USB stick in stead of a SSD.

That being said, any USB-enclosure (buy one compatible with USB3, which will come in handy on a new laptop) can accomodate any SSD, presumably without external power needed by some older HDD's. Enclosures just work, so choose one you like. For the SSD, read reviews.

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