Excerpt: The Adata drive is one of the sexiest USB drives we have ever tested, and is certainly the thinnest USB drive too, at just 8.9mm thick. It might not sound like much in today’s world of super-thin everything, but this puppy is thin. In fact, our research indicates it is the thinnest USB drive currently available. If this roundup were a beauty contest, the DashDrive would easily win .
Pros: Looks cool; rugged; amazingly thin; software is straight-forward
Cons: Software could confuse people; drive is slower than the others; small capacity; loves fingerprints
Excerpt: When you are in the market for external storage it can take weeks and maybe months to find something that fits your personality. Then there are also those external drives that you see and are instantly drawn towards. The ADATA HE720 is one of those such drives, and apparently ADATA knows this too, marketing the drive as the "thinnest of them all".
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. But if you do like to push the boat out, there are a range of drives tailored for specific customers; some offer over-the-air access from smartphones and tablets, while others tout a much higher capacity .
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
Excerpt: 29 Flares 29 Flares × The ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 1 TB USB 3.0 external enclosure is the slimmest USB 3.0 HDD on the market, measuring in at only 8.9mm thick. If you aren’t already backing up your important data to an external hard drive, is this ADATA DashDrive one that should be making your shortlist?
Excerpt: Fazit: Die Adata DashDrive Elite HE720 fällt im Test durch ihr ungewöhnliches Design auf. Das edle Metallgehäuse ist mit 168 Gramm zwar kein Leichtgewicht, bleibt aber noch im Rahmen und fühlt sich hochwertig an. Die Leistung stimmt auch: Knapp 88 MByte/s sind eine sehr ordentliche Transferleistung, maximal 0,5 sone Arbeitsgeräusch sind schön leise.
Pros: Elegantes Design, Hohe Mobilität, Leise, Gute Performance