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Hard as nails

Advantages: Tough, easy to use, fast to back-up
Disadvantages: Setting up the software preferences can take a little while

...There are a lot of external hard drives out there and choosing the right one can be confusing. The Maxtor One Touch III in my opinion has two advantages over many others. Firstly, and the reason for buying one myself, was its durability. We all have the o ...

dawnhutchinson 16.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor OneTouch III 500 GB

Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200

Advantages: Simple, Easy to Use, Great value for money
Disadvantages: None

...The Personal Storage line of external hard drives comes from Maxtor, who were acquired by Seagate last year. As a subsidiary of Seagate, Maxtor is currently the world's third-largest manufacturer of hard disks. What does this mean to the consumer? It mean ...

olliebradley 29.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 500 GB

High performance drive for a bargain price

Advantages: Fast and reliable
Disadvantages: Automatic spin-down can be annoying

...This hard drive has many things over other drives on the market. Firstly, being made by Maxtor you would be expecting something special. And I can happily say that it does outclass many of the other drives out there. It is a 7200rpm drive, and so file tra ...

plastik 03.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 500 GB

MAXTOR BASIC 3200 500GB

Advantages: When working - Fast, convenient, massive capacity.
Disadvantages: Not reliable

Started off very well. Plug and play as promised, via USB. Very easy to use, quick access : very simple to create folders and upload all those things you want to backup (you do keep backups, don't you?!). So on went all my MP3s, pictures, software ...

IanHoareCiao 25.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 500 GB

maxtor 500gb external hard drive

Advantages: good looking, high quality, easy to use, easy to setup
Disadvantages: some say it looks slightley cheap, noisy at night

Maxtor 500gb External HDD I bought this product a month ago and have found no problems so far. it came well packaged in its box and was extremely easy to set up. all i did was: 1, unpackaged it, 2, pluged the included usb cable into my laptop ...

micra123 26.10.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 500 GB