I witnessed the promised transfer rates while transferring nearly 10 gigabt of some files which I had stored in different locations. Astounding speed. I had a PCI adapter card already and the fix up of the drive happened within a minute. A large bank of data on great-speed interface is what I had been searching for. That’s the reason I purchased it.
Had my doubts when I read it was 10 times faster than USB 3.0. But it was absolutely true. I was happy when I saw that happen during file transfers. Long live usb 3 revolution and ego’s great pricing.
I got this to have large backup; it has a reserved space of 275GB for iomega junk programs. I've read on their website numerous times to see how to delete the area and haven't been able to find anything to help. its too much waste.
Experience blazing USB 3.0 transfer speed to match the fast pace of your digital life! The Iomega® eGo Desktop Hard Drive, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is super fast – up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. Now transfer large video files faster than ever before! You will need a PC with a USB 3.0 port for the best performance (drive is backward compatible for USB 2.0 use). Iomega® Protection Suite includes Iomega QuikProtect, and MozyHome™ Online Backup service to protect your data and your computer. (Software available via easy download). This is a great travel companion that lets you take your files, photos and music anywhere. The eGo is protected by a 3-year limited warranty! (registration required for extended warranty).
Fast — Up to 10 times the speed of USB 2.0;transfer speeds up to 5 Gbits/s*
Easy-to-use — Just plug-and-play.
Stylish — Charcoal gray color complements your laptop or desktop computer
Secure — Iomega Protection Suite included to protect your data and your computer. All software available via download and at no additional cost!