What few cons there were are minimal in my opinion. In my testing I did a file transfer of a 2. It’s also ideal if you want to take large amounts of data home from the office, even if you have only USB 1. What comes in the box? I also did some comparisons of other drives internal on the same system. Best Storage Devices for I am pleased with my purchase.
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If you need some external, portable type storage this is just one of the solutions. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
Maxtor Personal Storage 3000LE
We’ve changed, we promise. Best Storage Devices for Review Sections Review Prices Specs. The Bad USB 2. I am using the FAT32 tests for comparison purposes. You can even find information on older drive models–a plus for people who hold onto their legacy hardware.
What does affect transfer speeds is the interface used. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.
I also think it 0300le come with some sort of carrying case to make it even more portable. It is a Maxtor DX, rpm standard 40 gig drive. With Windows 98 there is a driver disk to install drivers. What few cons there were are minimal in my opinion.
Of course, if you want more space or don’t need the portability, a larger internal drive is the smarter way to go. The Good Really fast; 40GB capacity; easy setup; good price.
I am impressed with the speed that USB 2. I maxotr did some comparisons of other drives internal on the same system. If you need another reason to upgrade to USB 2.
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The drive is powered with an included external AC adapter, but the unit lacks a power switch, making it difficult to turn on and off. Obviously without USB 2. In my testing I did a file transfer of a 2. CNET may get a commission from these offers.
The tests were run on USB 1. A clear installation guide and the plug-and-play simplicity of USB 2. Maxtor’s Personal Storage LE, one of the fastest external hard drives we’ve seen.
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And while larger-capacity, internal drives can cost less than the LE, they can’t beat it for easy installation and portability. However, thanks to the faster USB 2. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. I also ran some tests with HD Tach ver.
Being long like this is definitely an asset. When used as it was intended, that is a portable storage device this drive is just cool. Unlike some of the portable enclosures that are maxtkr this one incorporates a full-sized hard drive. The drive is under warranty for one year, and toll-free telephone support is available Monday through Friday, 6 a.