BarraCuda Fast SSD

Portable USB-C SSD

Full Speed Ahead

Boot games faster, transfer files seamlessly, and stream stored videos to your computer without lag with BarraCuda Fast SSD, a USB-C external SSD shelling out intense speeds of up to 540MB/s and easy-to-use functionality for on-the-go days.

Level Up Your Gaming Experience

With accelerated SSD speeds of up to 540MB/s, you’ll enjoy faster installing and booting, and with up to 2TB of portable capacity you can store 50+ titles and take them anywhere.1

A Portable SSD for Speed. And Space

Armed with maximum sequential read/write speeds of up to 540MB/s, BarraCuda Fast SSD makes it easy to browse, edit, and transfer high-res photos and stream stored videos directly to your laptop.

Plus, with up to 2TB of capacity, this portable SSD ensures you have loads of space for a full library of photos, movies, music, work projects, and more.

USB-C for Today. And Tomorrow.

USB-C is the go-to interface for most devices today and BarraCuda Fast SSD makes it super easy to connect to them with its reversible USB-C cable. That means there’s no right or wrong way to plug in. You’ll also be equipped with a Type-C to Type-A cable for universal compatibility with any USB computer.

Works With Windows and Mac Out of the Box

An External SSD. A Work of Art.

Sporting an enclosure that’s 99% understated, BarraCuda Fast SSD sends a current of energized style through your work or gaming space with its green LED accent light while its lightweight, shock resistant form factor withstands the bumps and bruises of your commute. Plus it’s bus-powered, meaning no external power needed. So—just a backup drive? Nah. More like thoughtful architecture you can hold.

Convenient File Syncing and Backup Software

BarraCuda Fast SSD makes it easy to keep files updated—simply sync important folders and projects with the included backup and folder mirroring software and automatically monitor target folders for any file additions, deletions, or changes.

Edit Your Photos With Adobe Creative Cloud

Easily edit, organize, store, and share your full-resolution photos from anywhere with a 2-month complimentary membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan.2 Edit photos with a powerful and easy-to-use interface on Lightroom CC. Combine images into rich, multilayered artwork with Photoshop CC.

Rescue Data Recovery Services

We’ve Got Your Back

When the unexpected happens—like water damage or natural disaster—Rescue Services help you defend against data loss and retrieval costs so you can rest easier.3

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BarraCuda Fast SSD

What’s Included

  • Seagate BarraCuda Fast SSD
  • Seagate Toolkit: backup and mirroring software
  • Type-C cable (18 in)
  • Type-C to Type-A cable (18 in)
  • Quick start guide
  • Rescue Data Recovery Services

Choose Your SSD

Expansion SSD One Touch SSD BarraCuda Fast SSD FireCuda Gaming SSD
Expansion SSD One Touch SSD BarraCuda Fast SSD FireCuda Gaming SSD
Texture Beveled Woven Fabric Aluminum Metal
Capacity 500GB, 1TB 500GB, 1TB 500GB, 1TB, 2TB 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
Windows & Mac √ (exFAT) √ (exFAT) √ (exFAT) Windows (NTFS)
Customizable Backup - -
Continuous Backup - Folder Mirroring -
Max Data Transfer Up to 400MB/s Up to 400MB/s Up to 540MB/s Up to 2000MB/s
Mylio - 1 year - -
Adobe Photography Plan - 2 months 2 months -

1 Average game size is 35–50GB. Quantitative usage examples are for illustrative purposes.

2 Two-month membership to Adobe Creative Photography Plan is redeemable during product registration. Internet connection and Adobe ID required. Available only to users 13 and older. Not available in all countries. See for applicable terms and privacy Policy. Must redeem by January 31, 2021.

3 Not available in all countries.

At Seagate, we obsess over quality assurance.


Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity
BarraCuda Fast SSD 500GB

3-year limited warranty

BarraCuda Fast SSD 1TB

3-year limited warranty

BarraCuda Fast SSD 2TB

3-year limited warranty