Pros

  • Attractive casing
  • Nicely rendered backup software

Cons

  • USB-only

At A Glance

The NTI Backup Now EZ software makes backing up easy.

Manufacturer’s Description

USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive is a simple solution to all your storage and backup needs. It takes the complexity out of backing up your data by providing easy-to-use backup software for both Windows and Mac users. With just one click you're on your way to creating a digital safety net for your files. Drive is capable of storing up to 128,000 digital photos, or 160,000 songs (MP3), or 240 hours of video (DVD quality). It features a sleek, glossy finish with four contemporary designs to choose from. The internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology keep your drive safe and your data mobile.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.tacp.toshiba.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number HDDR640E04XR
Storage
Drive size 640.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Years
Warranty information 3 Years
Included Software
Included Software NTI BackupNow EZ for Windows, NTI Shadow 4 for Mac
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware USB cable

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 130.4   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 269.9   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 123.0   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 133.5   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 181.1   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 277.9   seconds
Malware Scan 441.6   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 86.1   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 85.2   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 85.3   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 85.7   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 95.7   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 108.5   watts
Malware Scan 100.9   watts
System Idle State 81.5   watts
System Sleep State 80.5   watts
System Work State 95.1   watts