Get it all. No sacrifices needed.
• Available in 1TB, 1.5TB and 2TB capacity
• The fastest data transfer: eSATA, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0 interfaces
Security and stability aplenty. It's not enough to store your files. You have to keep them safe.
• Protect your stuff with automatic backup software
• Keep your privacy with powerful encryption software
• Enjoy the peace of mind of a 5-year limited warranty
Designed to look as good as it works. It's going to be on your desktop. It should look like it belongs there.
• A sleek combination of shape, lighting, materials, and finish
• Lay it flat or on its side
• Saves energy with smart utilities that rest your drive after 15 minutes of idle time
• Preloaded software. No setup or CDs
• Interface: FireWire400, USB 2.0, eSATA
• Height (max): 175 mm
• Width (max): 33.7 mm
• Length (max): 172 mm
• Weight (typical): 1390 grams
• Shipping Weight: 1.72 kilograms
• Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm
It's not often I get a chance to put a big grunty drive through it's paces... and I must admit despite having a working machine jam-packed with SATA drives, this is the first time I have used eSATA... and it was a bit of an eye-opener really...
For a start, speed tests. As is clear, this site doesn't do the whole 'laboratory, ideal-conditions, best-possible' type tests... that stuff is unrealistic for a start. Who in their right mind is going to do a clean install of their OS just so they can run a new external drive for crying out loud. Leave that fluff for the poncy magazines and blogs... Here, we test it like you use it... on a well-used, functional but slightly cluttered, beaten-hard-and-left-wet PC with a bunch of fairly common apps... like Adobe suites and a few games on it. Then at least you'll, see something closer to what you can expect...
Now this black beauty has three interfaces... suh-weet! You have your always-popular USB 2.0, the MAC-ish Firewire (great for those into digital video work) and the zippy little red ribbon'd eSATA... and here are the speed test results:
Packet A : 1.26gb single AVI file
Packet B: 1.30gb assorted media files
Tests: 5 reads and writes, fastest and slowest dumped, averaged the remaining 3.
|TEST PACKET A||TEST PACKET B|
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