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Price Best Price: $249.00
Best Price: $280.00
Pros
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Good overall performance
  • Pre-formatted for Mac and Time Machine compatible
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Slim form factor
  • Fast USB 3.0 speeds
  • Compact size
  • Fast performance
Cons
  • Biometric feature adds considerably to the price tag
  • Single USB 3.0 interface only
  • Small drive capacity
  • Thunderbolt cable not included
  • Limited compatibility
  • Not bus-powered
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

Storage

Drives included 1.0   1.0  
Drive size 500.0  GB 500.0  GB   2000.0  GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0  RPM     5400.0  RPM
Drive type Hard Disk Drive Hard Disk Drive    

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0  

Warranty

Warranty information 3 Year Limited 3 Years    

Requirements

Operating System Compatibility   Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)    

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  

Hardware

Installation Kit Hardware      

Pricing

Part Number       9000106

Performance

USB 3.0 Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

104.0   184.0  
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

104.0   356.6  
Write 10GB File

MB per second

106.0   192.5  
Read 10GB File

MB per second

106.0   452.4  
Write Video Files

MB per second

102.0      
Read Video Files

MB per second

104.0      

Thunderbolt Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

      128.0
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

      112.0
Write 10GB File

MB per second

      174.0
Read 10GB File

MB per second

      167.0
Write Video Files

MB per second

      190.0
Read Video Files

MB per second

      207.0