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Pros: CrystalDiskMark Benchmark (100MB Test File, Sequential Read/Write)
USB 3.0--READ 109.6MB/s---WRITE 30.35MB/s
USB 2.0--READ 32.8MB/s---WRITE 16.7MB/s
USB 3.0--READ 121.7MB/s---WRITE 22.73MB/s
USB 2.0--READ 33.3MB/s---WRITE 13.4MB/s
Other Thoughts: I'm not an owner yet, but I found the specs I need to make a better informed decision.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: I installed this for a friend and she was happy with the build performance and price point.
Cons: I always like to overclock and stress a machine before I hand it off... I couldn't really do that with the MB and CPU I had, but I didn't notice any CPU bottleneck playing Crysis 2.
Other Thoughts: I knew this wasn't an APU, but to verify easily, on the picture it clearly says you need a graphics card in the bottom left corner so I made sure to get one with my order.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: TOSHIBA 1TB Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0 Model HDTC610XK3B1 Black
Pros: Nice storage space, low power usage, decent transfer rate.
Cons: I thought the drive failed while I was at a family event transferring pics to all my extended family, turns out the USB port was what was faulty and all my data is intact. I bump 1 egg not for the faulty USB port, but for the case being extra difficult to pry open without breaking it.
Other Thoughts: I thought I could pop it open and re-solder the USB connections on the PCB, but 1) they were closer than my smallest tip, and 2) I damaged the case so badly trying to open it that now I just need a new enclosure.
I still like the drive and trust this manuf, and honestly, I can't complain about the failure because I pretty much plug-cycle this thing 6x a week for almost 2 years.