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[tcMag] Iomega intros new, sexy 1TB external hard drive

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Storage specialist Iomega Corporation has now updated its eGo family of portable hard drives with nice, shiny 1TB model. The fresh 1TB Super eGo drive measures 8.1" L x 5" W x 1.65" H, features a slick and stylish design and it comes in three color schemes - ruby red, midnight blue, and jet black.

The drive has a USB 2.0 interface and is bundled with a license for the EMC Retrospect HD software (PC-only download) for automatic backups, scheduled backups, or on-demand backups. The price tag of the new 1TB eGo is $269.95 but the drive is currently out of stock.




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Edited by linskingdom - 5/29/08 at 2:43pm
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Who makes the HD?
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lol its Iomega i was just looking at my Iomega Zip drive earlier.
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Looks like a metal whiskey bottle. Very portable

Damn, this alcohol will kill me soon .
Edited by metala - 5/29/08 at 3:05pm
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Ahh. Sleek and sexy. Me likey.
 
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looks more like a hard-liquor flask to me...
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Perfume imo...
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no eSATA = not for me. It couldn't possibly cost that much more to include eSATA, unless they are building 1TB EIDE drives... ?
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Originally Posted by AKAeric View Post
no eSATA = not for me. It couldn't possibly cost that much more to include eSATA, unless they are building 1TB EIDE drives... ?
Second that, sir.

USB 2.0 FTL unless your backup routine uses compression so slow as to even the playing field.

I'm a strict eSATA fan boy myself in regards to external drives.

I can't see any reason to have an external drive that's way slower than my internal drives.

eSATA FTW.

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(But those iomega drives are indeed quite sexy LOOKING!)

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Esata is amazing, and it's sad that this doesn't have it

Ubuntu runs on my external drive, and I love that its as fast as my internals
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