Pros

  • Helpful status display
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Mixed speed results

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.westerndigital.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number WDBAAE6400ASL
Storage
Drive size 640.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive type External
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire 800
  • USB 2.0
Firewire FireWire 800
USB 2.0 Yes
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Years
Warranty information 3 Years
General Features
Form Factor 2.5-inch
Bus Powered 1.0
File System(s) Supported
  • EXT3
  • FAT16
  • FAT32
  • HFS
  • HFS+
  • NTFS

Warranty Information

3 Years

Performance

Macworld Lab
USB - copy 1GB to External Drive 49.0   (CLOB) seconds
USB - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 81.0   (CLOB) seconds
USB - Low memory Photoshop test 249.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - copy 1GB to External Drive 36.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 58.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - Low memory Photoshop test 225.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - copy 1GB to External Drive 31.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 39.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - Low memory Photoshop test 193.0   (CLOB) seconds