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Aegis Bio USB 3.0 (1TB)

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Price Best Price: $129.00
Best Price: $140.00
Pros
  • Tough
  • Waterproof
  • Great warranties and service
  • Fireproof
  • Slim form factor
  • Fast USB 3.0 speeds
  • Time Machine-ready out of the box
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports
  • Preconfigured RAID 0
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Good overall performance
Cons
  • Need service to restore drive after disaster
  • USB only
  • Small drive capacity
  • Thunderbolt cable not included
  • Only supports Thunderbolt connectivity
  • 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

Storage

Drive size 500.0  GB   8000.0  GB 500.0  GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0  RPM     5400.0  RPM
Drive type External   External Desktop Hard Disk Drive
Drives included   1.0 2.0 1.0
Raid type     RAID 0  

Ports and Connections

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

General Features

Bus Powered 0.0   0.0  
File System(s) Supported FAT32|HFS+   FAT16|FAT32|HFS|HFS+|NTFS  
Form Factor     3.5-inch  

Dimensions

Width   5.0  inches    
Depth   3.1  inches    
Height   0.4  inches    
Weight   0.4  pounds    

Hardware

Installation Kit Hardware      

Pricing

Part Number     GR44000  

Warranty

Warranty information     3 Years 3 Year Limited
Warranty information     3 Years  

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

eSATA Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

    191.7  
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

    149.3  
Write 10GB File

MB per second

    206.2  
Read 10GB File

MB per second

    170.5  
Write Video Files

MB per second

    314.0  
Read Video Files

MB per second

    317.9