Editors Liked

  • Huge 4TB storage capacity, Supports numerous connection interfaces, Low price per gigabyte
  • Good performance, 4TB of storage in one fairly compact device, PC and Mac compatible - without having to download software, "Universal" dock works with most SATA drives, USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Lots of storage space, * Interchangeable connection adapters
  • Massive space without setting up a RAID. Works well for folks who use both Macs and PCs
  • Massive capacity in a compact, single-drive enclosure; very fast over USB 3.0; swappable base station lets you upgrade to a new interface without replacing drive

Editors Didn't Like

  • Plastic construction doesn't provide much physical protection
  • All 4TB of your data is counting on the survival of just one drive, Price/availability may be impacted due to current hard drive shortage
  • Connection adapters tough to remove, * Case prone to smudges
  • Enclosure too narrow, which makes it prone to tipping over. FireWire 800 adapter will cost you another $50
  • Relying on a single drive to back up so much data can be dangerous; expensive, considering 3TB models cost about $100 less