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Verbatim Store ‘n’ Go

Verbatim Store ‘n’ Go

Verdict

Stick to the lower capacities and this is an unbeatable deal for a portable external hard disk

Review Date: 6 Oct 2011

Price when reviewed: £43

Full review

Overall Rating
6 stars out of 6

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Comparison

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Verbatim Store 'n' Go 500GB

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Details
Part Code Store 'n' Go 500GB 301534
Review Date 6 Oct 2011 25 Oct 2010
Price ex VAT £43 £229
Price inc VAT £52 £269
Overall rating 6 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Performance 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Features & Design 6 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Value for Money 6 stars out of 6 3 stars out of 6
Specifications
Capacity 500GB 2.00TB
Cost per gigabyte 11.0p 12.2p
Hard disk usable capacity 465GB 1.86TB
Hard disk type Mechanical Mechanical
Cache size 16MB
Spindle speed 7,200RPM
Performance tests
Write speed small files 51.0MB/sec 35.5MB/sec
Write speed large files 82.0MB/sec 103.0MB/sec
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