Editors Liked

  • Impressively fast performance
  • Quiet operation
  • Convenient software tools included
  • Much faster write speed than normal USB 3.0 hard drives
  • Very good price per gigabyte compared to an external SSD
  • Caching is enabled by default
  • Large Capacity
  • Some performance boost from cache
  • Can finish writes if unplugged
  • Comes with software
  • Good bang for the buck

Editors Didn't Like

  • No power switch
  • Included software has outdated-looking design
  • Clunky installation
  • Cheap matte-plastic chassis
  • Requires AC power
  • More expensive than the typical USB 3.0 drive
  • Skimpy documentation
  • Needs re-formatting for use with a Mac
  • No Thunderbolt or eSATA interface
  • A little bulkier than standard desktopclass drives