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Silicon Power Rugged Armor A15 1TB USB 3.0 2.5" External Hard Drive (Meets Military Drop-test Standards) SP010TBPHDA15S3K

  • Shockproof - Meets US Military Standards
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 - Ultra-fast transfer rate
  • One Touch Auto Backup
  • Works Great with PCs and Macs

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Silicon Power Rugged Armor A15 USB3.0 portable hard drive is built to withstand shock, thereby avoiding data loss in high impact movements, and takes your data storage experience to the next level. 

  • newegg Shockproof design Armor A15 meets the U.S. military drop-test standards MIL-STD-810F (transit drop test)--intact after dropping directly onto a concrete floor from a height of 122cm (4 ft.), then testing on 26 contact points (8 corners, 12 cut surfaces, and 6 major surfaces).
  • newegg One touch quick backup button and unique software Armor A15 not only backs up your data at the press of a single button, but also support unique software that offers password security and backup functionality. Take your data with you and experience 100% protection.
  • newegg Ultra Fast Transfer Rate Armor A15 outstanding read/write speed is coupled with the latest USB 3.0 interface feature a 5Gb/s bandwidth which is 10x the bandwidth of a USB 2.0 interface. Save precious time backing up your hard drive when transferring mass data files.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Customer Reviews of the Silicon Power SP010TBPHDA15S3K

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  • Michelle F.
  • 8/9/2015 11:35:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSO MANY TROUBLES!

Pros: Great at first

Cons: My first one seemed to be great but then kept reformatting losing all my companies information. *yay me* So I returned it to the company itself and they sent me out a new one only to have it give me the red light of death a month after getting it! Such a waste of money!

Other Thoughts: Of all the buys I wish I could redo this is the top one!

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  • Ronald T.
  • 7/25/2015 3:54:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat!

Pros: Fast upload speed. been using it to back up my laptop.

Cons: NOne.

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  • Jordan e.
  • 11/20/2014 10:50:58 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery good external 1TB harddrive

Pros: Great hard drive super easy to use. SHOCK protection from dropping and damage which is AWESOME! Lots of space for music and movies even HD videos!

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/12/2014 8:36:26 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggsSilicon Power a15 Portable Hard Drive

Pros: Sturdy, compact, lots of space, quick file transfer time.

Cons: none

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  • James R.
  • 8/26/2014 6:01:56 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNot Bad

Pros: It is fast compared to a USB 2.0 External drive when used with a USB 3.0 connection. Use this to replace a USB 2.0 Segate 320GB external drive. The Seagate I had for 3.5 years and it still works, but I wanted something with faster transfer speed and larger storage size.

Cons: Not really a con, just observation. The color pattern is a little unique.

Other Thoughts: Conducted full disk encryption first. Then loaded with my files. Plan to use it five days a week almost every week like I did with my Seagate hard drive it replaced. I bought a 3 foot USB cable to replace the shorter cable that came with the hard drive.
So far, so good.

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  • Jonathan D.
  • 8/11/2014 5:47:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood while it lasts....

Pros: It's definitely rugged. I've been through security checks, baggage drops, not to mention my general droppy-ness. And it keeps on going. I bought it to backup pictures when I went on trips in case my camera or laptop get stolen and it's lasted for one year without any trouble.

Cons: The connection for the USB cable on the drive itself. It's pretty flimsy and breaks easily.

It seems to be a common point out on the discussion boards. Either from general plugging in with the associated cable or maybe it got poked with something in my bag. But mine broke recently due to a bent pin.

Other Thoughts: If you're going to buy this product, I would suggest getting a bag or something to carry it in. Something to keep the dust out of the connection and protect it from folks poking the plug. I really wish the design would include a cover since it is supposed to be rugged.

I would warn folks that if you're looking for warranty support from SP, you might run into a snag. It was going to cost me 20-30$ to ship it to them for RMA/work, and another 20-30 to get it back, so when you consider its a 80$ unit, it might not be worth it. And they won't recover your data.

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  • Prism L.
  • 7/9/2014 3:21:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsSP 1TB USB External HD

Pros: Looks Rugged, Feels Rugged

Cons: Issue with USB port. Absolutely NO Technical or Customer support despite fancy and impressive website

Other Thoughts: Bought this new through another source. Lasted abt 3 months. Never really used it...just backed up some important data. The internal connection that supports USB port came loose after only a few uses. Despite warranty, I cannot get anyone from SP to respond to any request for support I have so far made - both by telephone and by email. It may be durable with its data retention, but w/o a working port what good is the device?

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  • Riccardo R.
  • 6/11/2014 2:52:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsCrapped out

Pros: Looks cool, feels nice

Cons: started malfunctioning

Other Thoughts: worked for the few months that i had it. once i started transferring large quantities of files, it seemed to glitch out and started corrupting data left and right. i have no idea what happened but i wont be using it anymore for fear of losing work

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5 out of 5 eggsSilicon Power Rugged Armor 1TB External Hard Drive is a great device

Pros: Silicon Power Rugged Armor A15 1TB 2.5-Inch USB 3.0 Drop Military Grade External Hard Drive, Black is a great device. This external hard-drive is very light weight and holds a 1 Terabyte of data. This drive was actually drop tested to military standard. This hard-drive was drop tested on 26 contact points (8 corners, 12 cut surfaces and 6 major surfaces). This is great I will get a lot of use out of it. I am glad I have this product and would definitely recommend it to others.

Thank you reading my review.

Cons: Nothing

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  • Travis S.
  • 4/12/2014 12:59:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product

Pros: Great and rugged product. It feels sturdy, light-weight and a slim design. The USB cable is long enough to not be a hassle. The cable doesn't pop out easily like some other external drives I've had. The one touch back-up is a great added feature. All in all for a 1TB USB 3.0 drive it's a great buy you can't pass up.

Cons: None

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