Editors Liked

  • Solid sequential performance, Mountainman features that allow it to survive where others fail
  • Ruggedized for drops, dust, and water splashes. Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity. Integrated Thunderbolt cable. Easy setup
  • Spacious and speedy, for a platterbased hard drive, Shock, dust, and waterresistant, Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity in one
  • Integrated Thunderbolt cable, Hits the claimed speeds, Dust and water resistant, Performs better than similarly configured devices
  • Drop resistant up to 4 feet , Available as an SSD option, comes with both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt connections, super fast speeds, buspowered / no power supply required, tough and truly ready for the road, bold design, AES encryption, comes with 3 year war

Editors Didn't Like

  • Price, Uses wall power for systems without Thunderbolt, Attached cable could be longer
  • Bulky. Using the drive with USB may require additional power
  • Pricey versus Seagate's 4TB nonruggedized portable drive, Bulky and heavy (for a portable drive), Using USB connection requires separate power adapter
  • Loss of USB port when the cap is on, Did not do well under our pressure test
  • A bit on the heavy side, pricey