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Review: Apricorn's Aegis Bio makes securing your data finger-swipe simple

At a Glance

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  • Apricorn Aegis Bio USB 3.0 (1TB)
    3.5/5
    $249.00
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    A biometric finger scanner makes this 1TB external USB 3.0 hard drive more secure than the typical external drive, and it’s easier to use than models that rely on software or a keypad for security.

At a Glance

A biometric finger scanner makes this 1TB external USB 3.0 hard drive more secure than the typical external drive, and it’s easier to use than models that rely on software or a keypad for security.

Price when rated: $230
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Pros

  • Super easy to administer and unlock
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Good overall performance

Cons

  • Biometric feature adds considerably to the price tag
  • Slow write performance with large collection of small files
  • No FIPS 140-2 certification
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