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Overall 6

Adata DashDrive Elite HE720 (500GB)

PC Magazine
21 April 2013
  • Conclusion: The Adata DashDrive Elite HE720 external hard drive is small and speedy, but the bundled data synchronization utility could use work.
  • Pros: Lovely aesthetics. Compact. Fast. USB 3.0 connectivity. Three-year warranty.
  • Cons: Short data cable. Lackluster synchronization software.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

Tweak Town
29 March 2013
  • Excerpt: It may be the "thinnest", but does the ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 have the performance to be Elite? Let's find out.
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ADATA DashDrive Elite 500GB HE720 External Drive Review

Legit Reviews
8 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Are you looking for an external hard drive that is thin for easy portability? The ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 is the world’s thinnest USB 3.0 external hard drive at just 8.9mm thick. That is slim enough to easily fit in your pant pocket, purse or laptop bag!
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Overall 9
Value for money 9
Functionality 9
Appearance 10

ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 USB 3.0 Hard Drive

Benchmark Reviews
22 December 2012
  • Conclusion: There is no question that the DashDrive Elite HE720 is a good-looking device that you will be proud to show off to your friends. Stainless steel has a classic good appearance in spite of its tendency to attract fingerprints.
  • Pros: Compact form factor, Good-looking stainless steel finish, Fast read and write performance, Solid construction
  • Cons: External finish tends to smudge, Included USB 3.0 cable a bit short, Backup button probably useless in most applications
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ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 2.5″ 500GB External Hard Drive Review

10 December 2012
  • Conclusion: I have to say that this drive has really impressed me. I love the 9H stainless steel shell that encompasses the 500GB Seagate hard drive even it does happen be a fingerprint magnet.
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Overall 8

ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720

29 November 2012
  • Conclusion: What is there to know about portable hard drives? Step into any PC component store and you can pick up a compact drive that offers generous capacity and swift USB 3.0 connectivity for less than 50 nicker. Job done.
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Overall 10

ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review

12 November 2012
  • Summary: Final Thoughts When it comes down to it ADATA has a very solid product in the DashDrive Elite HE720 Portable Hard Drive. First lets talk about speed, gone are the days of slow USB 2.0 drives. Now that USB 3.0 is becoming more standard almost all new external hard drives have USB 3.0 connectivity.
  • Pros: – Small, thin design, – Stainless steel casing, – USB 3.0, – Does not require external power
  • Cons: – None that I found
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Overall 9

ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 review

The Guru of 3D
5 November 2012
  • Summary: Let's do one more benchmark, a synthetic test with Sandra, just to see if we can match the results we've seen in HD Tach. The drive index test is what I refer to. Higher = Better.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

10 October 2012
  • Conclusion: But if you’re after a general-purpose drive instead, the DashDrive is one of the best-looking, and most rugged-feeling, consumer drives we’ve seen—and you won't sacrifice much speed for this looker.
  • Pros: Ultraslim, “world’s thinnest” design, Rugged stainless-steel case, Longer warranty than some major competitors
  • Cons: Bare-bones backup software
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Expert Review

21 January 2015
  • Summary: Size 0 is in. Or at least in the world of tech products, it certainly seems to be the current trend. Phones and laptops were always trying to get slimmer, but now almost every computing device wants to be slimmer, faster and sharper.
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