Sunday, November 11, 2007

Battle of Portable Hard Drives



Seagate FreeAgent Go Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable EHD

Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini WD Passport Portable

ALL 120GB

I have done a little surfing on portable hard driv
es from Seagate, Toshiba, Maxtor and Western Digital and here's what I found, mainly from CNET Review.

Lowest Price (from major online stores)
Seagate: USD 94.99
Toshiba: USD 83.71
Maxtor: USD 92.90
WD: USD 94.99

CNET Editor Rating

Seagate: 7.5/10
Toshiba: 6.8/10
Maxtor: 7.8/10
WD: 7.0/10

Read Write Speed
Conclusion
Maxtor OneTouch wins the battle, it's the best among the 4 with great performance and a delicious price.

Oh man...so disappointed with WD Passport. x_x Oh WD...come on..with 20.00 minutes of writing a 10GB file, who is going to buy your hard drives??? It's not even half the write speed of Maxtor OneTouch. Okay la...for those who want to only read files from your portables, I recommend you...WD Passport!!! However, please don't write anything on it. Just read, for god sake.

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