Editors Liked

  • Low cost for capacity and USB 3.0 speed
  • Backup software included
  • Long warranty
  • Small size and light weight
  • 500GB capacity
  • Free Nero backup software included
  • 7-year warranty is unbeatable
  • Excellent to very good price
  • Good USB 2.0 performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • No carrying bag for the HDD
  • Limited color and capacity choices in some markets
  • Drive does not ship with Mac backup software
  • Slow compared with other USB 3.0 drives
  • Exterior attracts fingerprints
  • Boring looks
  • Detached cable might get lost
  • No frills drive