Pros

  • Ruggedized, waterproof case
  • Integrated USB cable

Cons

  • USB only

At A Glance

A rugged drive with a rugged cable for rugged use.

Manufacturer’s Description

SimpleTough Hard Drive is the ultimate in durability and data safety, all in a ruggedly handsome design. Made with a rough and tumble lifestyle in mind, SimpleTOUGH features ergonomic sides for easy carrying, velvety smooth rubberized body, an integrated, flexible USB cable (you'll never forget the cable again!) and a cool topside LED. Designed and constructed for an active lifestyle, SimpleTOUGH won't let you down. Award-winning Hitachi disk drive ensure that your data is safe and sound. Just plug one in, and inside you'll find smart ways to protect and manage all your precious stuff. SimpleTOUGH features both local and online backup for unbeatable, total protection.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 0S00340
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Years
Warranty information 3 Years

Warranty Information

3 Years

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested USB 2.0
External Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files Read, 3.68 GB 128.8   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 193.5   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 121.4   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 134.2   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 114.4   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 155.9   seconds
Malware Scan 436.1   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 86.4   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 86.2   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 85.0   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 85.7   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 94.2   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 106.1   watts
Malware Scan 99.2   watts
System Idle State 81.3   watts
System Sleep State 81.0   watts
System Work State 93.6   watts