Now you don’t have to compromise between capacity and convenience. With the fastest interface on the market and capacities up to 1.5TB, Apricorn’s Aegis Portable 3.0 gives you desktop capacity in a perfectly portable size.
With its integrated USB 3.0 cable, the Aegis Portable is ready when you are, no more forgotten cables! With blazing USB 3.0 speeds you can now access your data faster than ever before. And the Aegis Portable is backwards compatible with USB 2.0, so you can connect to any USB port.
The Aegis Portable 3.0 is the ideal hard drive to add additional capacity to your system. Perfect for storing photos, music and video files.
Engineered for people on the go, the Aegis Portable 3.0 comes with everything that you need to take you data with you including an integrated USB 3.0 cable so you can be connected at a flick of a fingertip; a padded travel pouch to protect the drive while traveling; and an auxiliary USB 3.0 Y-cable enabling you to harness the power of two USB ports in the rare instance that additional power is needed.
How much faster is the Aegis Portable USB 3.0?
USB 3.0 provides an enormous speed boost when accessing your data.
The below table compares the real world data speeds of the Aegis Portable USB 2.0 version with both the hard drive and solid state versions of the Aegis Portable 3.0 via a USB 3.0 connection.
Which is best for me - Hard Drive or Solid State Drive?
The Aegis Portable 3.0 is available with either a hard drive or a solid state drive and depending on your needs, one will be better suited to your particular requirements.
If a large capacity drive is the most important feature for you, then the Aegis Portable's hard drive version is the one for you. With USB 3.0 this drive has impressive data transfer speeds of over 100 MB/s (compared to 34 MB/s for USB 2.0) and can store a huge number of files.
However, if you are looking for super fast data speeds, then the Aegis Portable solid state version is the one you are looking for. With an over 360% increase in data transfer speeds over its USB 3.0 connection (360 MB/s) this drive takes advantage of an internal SATA III connection to its solid state drive, fully utilizing its solid state performance.
Why use a Solid State Drive?
• Data Transfer Rates of 360 MB/s (360% increase over a rotating hard drive)
• 5X Greater Life Expectancy than Premium Rotational Drives
• Works in extreme temperatures
• Freezing temps of 40°F (40°C) below 0
• Searing temps of up to 158°F (70°C)
• Unaffected by high humidity
• Works in 95% humidity at temps under 131°F (55°C)
• Virtually shock and vibration resistant
• Rated to: Shock 1500G/0.5ms, Vibration 20G/20-2000Hz
• With no moving parts, the Aegis Portable SSD is completely silent