Pros

  • Sturdy case
  • Drive-mirroring software

Cons

  • USB only

At A Glance

The V2ABS 500GB includes CMS's BounceBack Professional software, which uniquely lets you boot from the drive if your main drive fails.

Manufacturer’s Description

CMS Products V2ABS-500 ABS 500 GB Hard Drive

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number V2ABS500
Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
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 BounceBack Ultimate Backup
General
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware USB splitter 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 140.0   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 159.5   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 122.0   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 125.9   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 53.7   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 80.4   seconds
Malware Scan 492.7   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 85.2   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 84.6   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 85.0   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 85.6   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 87.4   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 84.8   watts
Malware Scan 97.0   watts
System Idle State 80.7   watts
System Sleep State 80.1   watts
System Work State 90.1   watts

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