Pros

  • Includes useful backup software (via download)
  • High-capacity drive with top-flight speed

Cons

  • Need to buy USB 3.0 card separately

At A Glance

Fast performer over USB 3.0, but you'll have to buy the USB 3.0 card separately if you don't already have one.

The Specs

Storage
Drive size 2000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type External
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
Included Software
Included Software EMC Retrospect Express HD
General Features
Bus Powered 0.0
File System(s) Supported NTFS

Performance

External Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files Read, 3.68 GB 40.0   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 57.4   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 34.4   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 39.1   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 30.6   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 33.2   seconds
Malware Scan 319.8   seconds
Drive Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 10.0   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 9.4   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 9.8   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 9.6   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 8.2   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 8.0   watts
Malware Scan 9.1   watts
Drive Idle State 7.3   watts
Drive Sleep State 7.3   watts
Drive Working State 9.2   watts