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Aegis Bio USB 3.0 (1TB)

by Apricorn

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Price Best Price: $140.00
Best Price: $190.00
Pros
  • Pre-formatted for Mac and Time Machine compatible
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Slim form factor
  • Fast USB 3.0 speeds
  • Inexpensive
  • Compact
  • Bus powered
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Good overall performance
Cons
  • Single USB 3.0 interface only
  • Small drive capacity
  • USB-only
  • Biometric feature adds considerably to the price tag
At A Glance

The Aegis Bio 3.0 is a hard drive meant for users who want to make sure that their files remain secure, and are willing to pay for it.

Specs

Requirements

Operating System Compatibility Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)      

Storage

Drive size 500.0  GB   500.0  GB 500.0  GB
Drive type Hard Disk Drive   External Hard Disk Drive
Drives included   1.0   1.0
Hard Drive Speed     5400.0  RPM 5400.0  RPM

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 2.0 USB 3.0
USB 2.0     Yes  

Dimensions

Width 3.37  inches 5.0  inches    
Depth 4.41  inches 3.1  inches    
Height 0.4  inches 0.4  inches    
Weight 0.36  pounds 0.4  pounds    

Warranty

Warranty information 3 Years     3 Year Limited

Hardware

Installation Kit Hardware      

Pricing

Part Number     WDBAAB5000ACHNESN  

General Features

Bus Powered     1.0  
File System(s) Supported     FAT32|HFS+  

Performance

USB 3.0 Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

  184.0   104.0
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

  356.6   104.0
Write 10GB File

MB per second

  192.5   106.0
Read 10GB File

MB per second

  452.4   106.0
Write Video Files

MB per second

      102.0
Read Video Files

MB per second

      104.0