We have been reviewing portable hard drives since long and have seen them evolve. The latest evolutionary step has been SuperSpeed USB 3.0, which is up to 10 times faster than its predecessor and the next big thing after the advent of USB 2.0. We have reviewed a couple of USB 3.0 hard drives before, and this time we have got Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with 500GB capacity and in the midnight blue color scheme. This is a rugged drive, which can take a lot of bumps and yet maintain the data intact. Read on to find out how the drive performed in our test.
Most portable drive makers do not provide any software disc these days, instead opting to put the software on the drive itself. While this is not such a bad idea, there is a chance of ignorant users accidentally deleting the software from the drive without backing it up. So you can download the software from the website instead. Only the security software is present on the drive, but that is in the form of a virtual CD drive, which means that it cannot be accidentally deleted.