We all need to do it, and it’s a chore right? Not now it isn’t, yesterday I got an external hard drive from ebuyer it’s a Maxtor “one touch” drive and it does exactly what it says on the box.
I’ll bet I’ve spent hours burning CD’s and lately DVD’s to make backups of my files, yesterday I pressed one button to backup my whole system and had a cup of tea while the whole lot backed up.
For anyone who is in need of an easy backup solution, I urge you to try a Maxtor one touch drive, I couldn’t believe how simple it was to use!
I’ll also recommend ebuyer click here& I received my drive 23 hours after ordering it. Now that’s service that cannot be faulted!
To touch on another issue, since my drive is a “combo” version I tried USB2 and then a Firewire connection to the drive. Now, I thought there would be little difference in transfer speeds but to my amazement Firewire is much faster than USB2. I’ve never used the Firewire connection on my computer until now but I’ll use nothing else now.
I,ve had the Maxtor for several days now, so that it has been running for extended periods. Heat build up is not a problem, also the drive can be configured to go to standby mode after a period which you specify.
Weight is 1.4 kg so it's not exactly light but it is portable. More info on specs click here
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