Subject: Storage | December 3, 2012 - 05:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: usb 3.0, Touro Mobile Pro, hitachi, external drive
If you spot the Hitachi GST Touro Mobile Pro USB 3.0 external HDD for a reasonable price you really should consider picking it up. Just looking at the speed charts on NikkTech shows you that this USB 3.0 drive can keep up with eSATA drives and other USB 3.0 drives. At 80 x 126 x 15mm and weighing 155g it is extremely portable, though the cable only being 1' long is a pity. If you are in the market for large portable storage that is quick enough your copying doesn't take all night this is worth checking out.
"Only 25 or so days before we go dark for our much anticipated Christmas vacations (which shouldn't last more than 10 days in total) and so we decided to mainly focus on reviews requested by some of you during the last 2 months. Needless to say we are already testing quite a few gaming peripherals for the past 2 weeks so there isn't really much time for anything else that requires time and effort to test, however since the primary concern of most of you have been 2.5" portable hard disk drives (much easier/faster to test) we gathered quite a few of the latest USB 3.0 models here to see which delivers the most bang for your buck. The first of those portable USB 3.0 HDDs is no other than the latest Touro Mobile Pro 500GB by HGST."
Here are some more Storage reviews from around the web:
- Promise Pegasus J2: superfast external mini-storage @ Hardware.info
- Western Digital My Passport Edge 500GB review: external USB 3.0 hard disk @ Hardware.info
- Synology DS213+ and DS213air @ Legion Hardware
- Thecus N5550 5-Bay Home NAS @ Tweaktown
- GIGABYTE GR-EZI04H 4-Bay NAS @ Tweaktown
- Plextor PlexEasy PX-650US Versatile DVD/CD Burner Review @ NikKTech
- KingFast F3 Series 120GB KF2509MCF MLC Async SATA3 SSD Review @ ModSynergy
- Kingston SSDNow V+200 480GB SSD @ Kitguru
- Samsung 840 250GB SSD @ Tweaktown
- Intel 335 Series 240GB SSD @ Tweaktown
- Samsung SSD 840 / 840 Pro @ Tweaktown
- ADATA XPG SX900 128GB SATA III SSD @ Hi Tech Legion
- Verbatim 2.5" SATA-II SSD 128GB @ Rbmods
- Samsung 840 512GB SSD @ Tweaktown
- TRIM & RAID-0 SSD Arrays Work With Intel 6-Series Motherboards Too @ AnandTech
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