Pros

  • Fast transfer rates
  • Multiple connection options

Cons

  • Unhelpful Desktop Manager app
  • Cumbersome stand setup

The Specs

Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 3000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type External Desktop
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire 400
  • FireWire 800
  • USB 3.0
  • eSATA
Firewire
  • FireWire 400
  • FireWire 800
Serial ATA eSATA
USB 3 Yes
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Years
Warranty information 3 Years
General Features
Form Factor 3.5-inch
Bus Powered 0.0
Case
Internal Drive Bays 1.0

Warranty Information

3 Years

Performance

Firewire 800 Performance - Macworld
Write 10GB Folder 71.6   MB per second
Read 10GB Folder 77.6   MB per second
Write 10GB File 82.4   MB per second
Read 10GB File 87.3   MB per second
Low Memory Photo Editing 50.0   Seconds
Write Video Files 70.3   MB per second
Read Video Files 85.1   MB per second
USB 2.0 Performance - Macworld
Write 10GB Folder 30.5   MB per second
Read 10GB Folder 38.0   MB per second
Write 10GB File 32.5   MB per second
Read 10GB File 39.8   MB per second
Low Memory Photo Editing 76.0   Seconds
Write Video Files 31.5   MB per second
Read Video Files 38.3   MB per second
USB 3.0 Performance - Macworld
Write 10GB Folder 77.3   MB per second
Read 10GB Folder 76.7   MB per second
Write 10GB File 81.4   MB per second
Read 10GB File 105.1   MB per second
Low Memory Photo Editing 45.0   Seconds
Write Video Files 105.8   MB per second
Read Video Files 117.2   MB per second