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The Iomega Prestige Desktop Hard Drive USB 2.0 comes in a dark silver brushed finish with an aluminum construction.

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Pros

Does not include or require installation of any software, unlike many externals

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Pleasantly quiet during operation and transfers

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More stylish and compact than previous Iomega models

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Effective plug-and-play reduces startup time compared to competitors' drives

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Relatively inexpensive for this high capacity of storage

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Cons

Customer service from Iomega is highly frustrating

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Relatively high instances of hardware failure compared to competition

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Somewhat lengthy (10 seconds +) time lapse when waking up between file transfers

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Compatibility issues with some Mac computers (e.g. iMac), despite advertised compatibility

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The Iomega Prestige Desktop Hard Drive USB 2.0 comes in a dark silver brushed finish with an aluminum construction. It includes a stand which allows it to take up less space on a desk. It is an energy efficient external hard drive, powered by an Energy Star qualified adapter. It comes with an EMC Retrospect Express (PC/Mac) software license to help the consumer set up a quick and easy backup. The software is not included and has to be downoaded off the Internet. The Iomega Prestige Desktop Hard Drive is plug and play, making it ready to go right out of the box. It comes in three size capacities, 500GB, 1TB and 1.5TB.

Features
  • Drive capacity options:  500GB, 1TB, 1.5TB
  • Stand Included
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • Power Cable included
  • Comes with Quick Install Guide
  • One year limited warrenty
  • Preformatted NTFS
  • 7200 RPM
  • Compatible with PC and Mac
  • 8MB or higher Cache Buffer
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