Pros

  • Impressive performance in our Photoshop test

Cons

  • Comparatively slow copy/duplication scores
  • Heavy for a portable drive

The Specs

Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type External
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire 400
  • FireWire 800
  • USB 2.0
Firewire
  • FireWire 400
  • FireWire 800
USB 2.0 Yes
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Years
Warranty information 3 Years
General Features
Bus Powered 1.0

Warranty Information

3 Years

Performance

Macworld Lab
USB - copy 1GB to External Drive 69.0   (CLOB) seconds
USB - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 70.0   (CLOB) seconds
USB - Low memory Photoshop test 237.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - copy 1GB to External Drive 60.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 61.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - Low memory Photoshop test 270.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - copy 1GB to External Drive 47.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 41.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - Low memory Photoshop test 169.0   (CLOB) seconds