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This sleek, lightweight 2.5" Aegis 500GB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from Apricorn is designed to provide on-the-go storage. The built-in USB 3.0 cable not only transfers data at speeds up to 100 MB/s, it also powers the hot swappable hard drive. Hot swapping functionality eliminates the need to power down or eject the drive before removing it from your system. Simply plug this drive into a USB port on a Windows or Mac computer and begin transferring and backing up your data. The drive even features an 8 MB memory buffer, an average seek time of only 12 ms, and enhanced shock protection to ensure your important files are safe and secure.
Convenient portable design suitable for travelling
Integrated USB 3.0 cable for hassle-free connection
PC and Mac compatible
Bus-powered without requiring AC adapter
Suitable for moving files and synchronizing data between desktop and notebook computers
Enough capacity to backup or store your entire system, work files, MP3s, videos, and photos
Compatible with any USB port and operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux)
With a USB 3.0 interface, the drive offers data transfer speeds of over 100 MB/s (compared to 34 MB/s for USB 2.0) and can store a huge number of files.
In the Box
Apricorn 2.5" Aegis 500GB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Soft Travel Pouch
Auxiliary USB 3.0 Y-Cable
Limited 3-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Data Transfer Rate
USB 3.0: Up to 100 MB/s
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1)
Average Seek Time
Non-Operating: 1000 G/1 ms Operating: 300 G/2 ms
Hardware: Pentium II CPU, Apple G3 or later, 128 MB RAM, USB, CD-ROM, or CD-R/RW drive Software: Windows 8, 7, 2000, XP, Vista Mac OS 9.2 or later and 10.X
0.7 x 3.3 x 4.7" (19.0 x 84.5 x 120.0 mm)
6.2 oz (175.8 g)
Apricorn 2.5" Aegis 500GB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Review