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The Maxtor OneTouch 4 is a sleek and compact external HDD designed for PC & Macintosh computers.

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Pros

affordable

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compact and lightweight

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all metal enclosure

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backs up all your important data with the push of a button (requires software to be installed)

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5-year limited warranty

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sleek industrial design

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variety of capacities - 320, 500, 750GB or 1TB

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Cons

poor build and reliability

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users must install software on their system to use the easy backup and recovery features

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gets hot and noisy

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software is poor and quite limited

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USB 2.0 only

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uses 2 USB ports

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The Maxtor OneTouch 4 is a sleek and compact external HDD designed for PC & Macintosh computers. It features a 7200RPM drive speed and a 16MB cache buffer for fast and seamless data exchange, not to mention an easy-to-use USB 2.0 plug-and-play interface that simplifies drive management & backup scheduling. In fact, the OneTouch 4 needs only to be plugged into a PC and it will automatically appear on the desktop. Most notable about the Maxtor OneTouch 4 external hard drive is its automated OneTouch backup that backs up all your files with the push of one simple button. The Maxtor OneTouch 4 retails in four separate models, including 320GB, 500GB, 750GB, and 1TB. Prices range between $100 to $200. And it comes with a 5 year limited warranty.

Features
  • OneTouch Backup
  • USB 2.0 Interface
  • RPM: 7200
  • Cache Buffer: 16MB,
  • Sustained Transfer Rate: USB 2.0 33MB/sec
  • Bus Transfer Rate: USB 2.0 480MB/sec
  • Compatibility: PC & Mac
  • Dimensions: 2.5" x 5.88" x 6.75"    
  • Weight: 2.2 lbs
Available US Models
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM303203OTA3E1-RK): 320GB, MSRP - $99.99
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM305004OTA3E1-RK): 500GB, MSRP - $129.99
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM307504OTA3E1-RK): 750GB, MSRP - $159.99
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM310005OTA3E1-RK): 1TB, MSRP - $179.99
Available Canadian Models
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM302503OTB3E1-RK): 250GB
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM303203OTB3E1-RK): 320GB
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM305004OTB3E1-RK): 500GB
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM307504OTB3E1-RK): 750GB
  • Maxtor OneTouch 4 (STM310004OTB3E1-RK): 1TB
Post Review
Rick44
04/19/2010 12:15

Reliability incredably bad. Bought 2, 160 gb. Opened the package 3 month later. Within 2 hours they both had failed. Really disappointed. Fortunitely I had 3 back-ups of my data prior to re-formatting my hard drive.

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