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

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.

Manufacturer’s Description

Designed for those that demand the highest level of protection for their data, the Aegis Bio 3.0 fuses leading edge technology in biometric authentication and encryption with a rugged, super fast USB 3.0 drive to produce a truly remarkable drive.

Manufacturer’s Website

Aegis Bio USB 3.0

500GB

Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 3.0
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Year Limited

750GB

Storage
Drive size 750.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 3.0
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Year Limited

1TB

Storage
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 3.0
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Year Limited

Warranty Information

3 Year Limited

Performance

USB 3.0 Performance - PCWorld
Write 10GB Folder 22.7   MB per second
Read 10GB Folder 100.5   MB per second
Write 10GB File 107.0   MB per second
Read 10GB File 107.6   MB per second
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Interface tested

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