Maxtor OneTouch II 300GB Crucial Card Readers

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Maxtor OneTouch II 300GB

 

This external hard drive is designed to make backing up your data as simple and straightforward as possible.

 

Pros

300GB Capacity

Ease of use positively encourages you to performs backups

Good performance thanks to 16MB cache and 7,200 RPM rotational speed

Near silent operation

Good backup software (Dantz Retrospect Express HD) supplied as standard

Has USB 2 and FireWire connectivity

Works with PCs and Apple Macs

You can set it to backup automatically

Additional units can be stacked to increase storage further

 

Cons

Appearance may be a little industrial for some

Cost per GB higher than the LaCie 250GB USB 2 external drive

 

Competitive Internet Price: c £165 inc. VAT

 

Star Rating: 8.5 Stars  Easy to use, capacious and quiet. All in all, an excellent device to keep your data safe.