Pros

  • Compact, triple-interface drive

Cons

  • Power button is difficult to press

At A Glance

Reasonably priced for a single 1TB drive, this model lacks the performance oomph of some of its competitors.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.westerndigital.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30711
Storage
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB 2.0
  • FireWire 400
  • External SATA-300
Firewire FireWire 400
USB 2.0 Yes
Serial ATA External SATA-300
Included Software
Included Software
  • Google Desktop
  • Google Toolbar
  • Memeo AutoBackup
  • Picasa software
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • USB cable
  • FireWire cable

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested External SATA-300
Performance
Test Version 2.0
External Write - Files and Folders 82.92
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 190.06
External Write - Large File 48.29
External Read - Files and Folders 85.09
External Read - Large File 66.57
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 118.28