Electronics » Computers » Desktop External Hard Drive Review
2014 Best
Desktop External Hard Drive Review
REVIEWS AND COMPARISONS
Displaying 2 - 10 of 12 « prev | next »
Ratings
Overall Rating
Performance
Ease of Use
Security
9.63
9.13
9.00
8.82
8.60
8.00
7.98
7.53
7.33
6.85
5.53
5.00
9.50
9.50
9.38
9.50
8.75
8.75
8.13
6.25
7.50
5.00
5.00
6.25
9.50
9.38
8.75
9.00
8.75
7.50
8.13
9.00
8.75
8.50
5.63
6.25
10.00
8.13
8.75
7.50
8.13
7.50
7.50
7.50
5.00
7.50
6.25
1.25
Performance
USB Interface
3.0
3.0
3.0
3.0
3.0
2.0
3.0
3.0
3.0
3.0
2.0
2.0
Maximum Transfer Speed
5Gbps
5Gbps
5Gbps
5Gbps
5Gbps
480MBps
5Gbps
5Gbps
5Gbps
5Gbps
480MBps
480MB
Minimum Storage Capacity
2TB
2TB
1TB
2TB
1TB
1TB
2TB
2TB
2TB
1TB
1TB
1TB
LED Indicators
Multiple Devices
 
 
 
 
Sleep Mode
 
 
 
Ease of Use
Usability Score (%)
95
90
80
85
80
75
75
85
80
75
60
65
Customize Backup
 
Scheduled Backup
 
 
Restore Backed Up Files
Plug and Play
 
Preloaded Software
 
Online Support
On/Off Switch
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Security
Warranty (years)
2
2
3
2
7
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
Automatic Backup
 
Hardware Encryption
 
Password Secured
 
 
 
Built-In Diagnostics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Security Slot
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Design
Color
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Silver
Silver
Black
Silver
Black
Weight
2.6 lbs
2.4 lbs
2.2 lbs
2.2 lbs
2.2 lbs
2.3 lbs
1 lb
2.2 lbs
1.9 lbs
2.1 lbs
2.4 lbs
2.2 lbs
Length
5.3 in
6.2 in
6.6 in
8 in
7.5 in
6.7 in
8.1 in
7.5 in
6.8 in
7.5 in
8 in
6.9 in
Width
6.5 in
4.9 in
5.1 in
5 in
4.6 in
6 in
4.6 in
4.7 in
4.4 in
4.8 in
4.75 in
5.1 in
Depth
1.9 in
1.7 in
1.6 in
1.8 in
1.9 in
1.7 in
1.3 in
1.5 in
1.2 in
1.5 in
1.4 in
2.1 in
Horizontal
 
 
 
Vertical
 
 
 
 
System Requirements
Windows 8
 
 
 
Windows 7
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Mac