Pros

  • Ultramodern design

Cons

  • Intended to stand vertically

At A Glance

Slow performer lacks an eSATA interface; its integrated backup software makes one-touch backups easy.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.seagate.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30713
Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB 2.0
  • FireWire 400
Firewire FireWire 400
USB 2.0 Yes
Included Software
Included Software
  • Sync
  • Encryption)
  • Maxtor Manager (includes BackUp
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • USB cable
  • FireWire cable

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested USB 2.0
Performance
Test Version 2.0
External Write - Files and Folders 135.29
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 198.42
External Write - Large File 121.81
External Read - Files and Folders 119.56
External Read - Large File 103.64
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 107.44