Another great feature is that it does not require an external power source which for a TB drive is pretty awesome. I have moved about GB of data onto this unit, and it is barely warm above room temperature. I plugged it using only the USB cable, not even plugging in the extra power USB – it has a two-headed cable but says to only use the power usb cable if your port doesn’t provide enough power, it also has a spot on the drive for plugging in an AC adapter, but doesn’t come with it, and frankly I found you don’t need it and this way it’s less clutter and cables around and VOILA there was the drive. The Midnight blue color is cool and attractive. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? The soft rubber material could also offer a slight bit of shock protection.

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There is a MB CD partition to store the hardware encryption software. Most file saves take a few seconds and opening documents is quick too.

Iomega eGo 1TB USB Portable Hard Drive Review – TechSpot

On arrival, it was configured to allow me to create directories, but it rejected file creation at the root level. I’ve had it in continuous use for a couple hours now the first thing I do with any new disk is fill it to capacity, to see if there are going to be write errorsand it’s barely warm to the touch.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Software is available via easy download. That said, the drive is fully backwards compatible with USB 2.

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See offer for details. We will cover performance in better detail on the next page. For storage company Iomega, their claim to fame came in with the Zip drive, a disk-based storage system that filled the capacity gap between floppy disks and the rewritable optical disc that followed a few years later.

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All colors are ilmega in GB iomgea 1TB capacities, except the Charcoal version, which is oddly missing the 1TB option, and the BlackBelt is the only one hosting a 1.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It has a gel band arround it that you can easily remove and it helps prevent stress to the Hard Drive like falling from a table.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The soft rubber material could also offer a slight bit of shock protection. Iomeag file creation at the root level might make sense for the boot disk of a system, but I’m not booting off of this and would rather not be told where I can put my files, thankyouverramuch.


The eGo arrived in a small black cardboard box with a photo of the drive on the front and not much more on the reverse.

Iomega eGo 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review

Write a customer review. See questions and answers. I find the blinking io,ega annoying while taking backups at night but the rubber cover helps in covering it up.

How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? It has a USB cable with 2 connections at one end.

I’m not going to recreate the abuse rgo, but it seems pretty rugged and well made. The drive may be small but yet security features are not compromised as it comes with bit hardware encryption that safeguards my data.

International Shipping This item is not eligible for international shipping. A cool device for your storage needs.

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I don’t keep a note of data I am dumping onto my blazing hot Ruby Red eGo portable hard drive because it has a whole lot of space, 1TB is an ocean. When you purchase, make sure you are buying the new version. It is simple to set up.