• Fast
  • Reasonably priced


  • For-fee phone support

At A Glance

If you want a speedy, reasonably-priced drive, this is a nicely designed choice.

Manufacturer’s Description

With a true eSATA interface for the fastest speeds available, the Iomega Desktop Hard Drive 500GB eSATA/USB 2.0 offers a powerful, high-performance storage solution. It is the most advanced, speed-driven desktop storage solution available for those who work with professional-quality video applications or small server and network environments.

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The Specs

Part Number 33180
Inventory Number 25816
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • External SATA-150
  • USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
Serial ATA External SATA-150
Included Software
Included Software EMC Retrospect Express
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Installation Kit Hardware
  • USB cable
  • eSATA cable
  • eSATA PCI card
  • power cable


PC World Test Center
Interface tested External SATA-300
Test Version 2.0
External Write - Files and Folders 95.14
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 141.25
External Write - Large File 42.76
External Read - Files and Folders 71.54
External Read - Large File 42.33
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 101.1