Silicon Power 1TB Rugged Armor A60 Military-grade Shockproof/Water-Resistant USB 3.0 2.5″ External Hard Drive for PC, Mac, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim, Black


Description

Military-grade Shockproof & Water-resistant Armor A60 incorporates ultra-rugged rubber casing and internal suspension system, which enable perfect buffer effect and assure rigid protections against crushes, dust and spraying water.Cable-carry design The innovative slot design is especially...

Features

  • Hard Drive: 1 TB Portable

User reviews

»I've been using this drive at work and home and am very happy with its performance and design. I have the 1TB model which when formatted in Windows using NTFS ended up being 932GBs.»The outer casing consists of hard plastic and the green silicone material you can see in the photos. The green silicone is actually what is surrounding the hard drive inside, protecting it from drops and is how the 'suspension system' works. The green silicone also has a slot that goes all the way around which is used to hold onto the included USB 3.0 cable using 2 clips. The 2 plastic pieces simply screw into each other on each side using 4 screws. The USB port has a flap in the silicone to keep it closed and free of dust when not in use. There are also 2 openings on the bottom plastic part where 2 green strips come through and provide grip on whatever surface you put it on, preventing slips. Simple and effective design for protection, grip and convenience.»There is no external powered needed for this, power it taken from the USB port on whatever device you are using it with»Copying to and from the drive was speedy and I the speeds I received when running a speed test were about what I expected for a traditional hard drive over USB 3.0. I attached a photo of my results which were 120.0MB read and 115.8MB write for sequential writes. I'm not sure if Silicon Power wanted me to do this, but I did it anyways, I unscrewed the 4 screws to see what drive was inside. I know Silicon Power does not manufacture hard drives like Western Digital and Seagate do. I was hoping to find a brand name from one of the very few large drive manufacturers and I am happy to report I did. Inside is a 1TB standard Seagate laptop drive. Not some cheap white label drive, a quality brand drive. Good choice.»I have not tested the ability to survive a drop because I am actually using this on a daily basis so I am being slightly cautious. I am however throwing it into a backpack filled with things and plopping it down on a desk multiple times a day, you don't want to treat any standard hard drive with moving parts too terribly, but so far so good, no problems with performance or any strange issues.»Overall this has been a great drive for me and I recommend it to anyone looking for a more durable external drive to take on the go, if anything changes I will update this review in the future.*I received this product at a discount in exchange for an honest review, I hope this review was helpful.
Great portable drive! I purchased two of these for storing videos and photos and they are so worth the money. Great performance in terms of speedy transfers and ease of use (I have an iMac desktop). It is extremely easy to use--just plug it in and you are good to go. The size and rugged casing with good price point make this a no brainier. Highly recommend.
So far this thing looks great! I’m using for redundant back-up of data and feel pretty confident that my data will be pretty secure if I happen to drop the unit or maybe have an accidental spill. If that changes will let you know
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