Editors Liked

  • Has FireWire 800 and USB 3,0
  • More affordable than USB 3.0 & Firewire 800 variants from Freecom or LaCie, Good Firewire 800 performance, Good USB 3.0 performance, Very good USB 2.0 read speeds, Excellent build quality, Available in black or white, USB 3.0, Firewire 800 and USB power c
  • Fast, Two types of speedy interfaces, USB 2.0 backwards compatibility, Stylish appearance, Works with Windows and Mac if formatted to FAT32

Editors Didn't Like

  • Only one FireWire 800 port doesn't allow daisy-chaining, Other Mac-oriented drives have a better price per GB
  • Price premium over drives only featuring USB 3.0 interface, Only 500 GB variant available, Black is the most affordable, all other colors cost more, Thunderbolt is fast approaching
  • Thicker than most portable hard drives, FAT32 does not support large file sizes, USB 3.0 not prevalent on Macs currently