Pros

  • Solid performance
  • Bundles data-transfer software

Cons

  • Expensive

At A Glance

Though this repackaged Western Digital Caviar drive carries a price premium, it has solid data-transfer software.

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25642
Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
Included Software
Included Software BounceBack Data Transfer
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware Four mounting screws

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 58.44
Internal Write - Files and Folders 147.32
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 453.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 161.53
Internal Read - WinZip 351.0
Test Version 2.0
Internal Write - Large File 103.76
Internal Read - ACDSee 513.0