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Hitachi SimpleDrive Mini 500 GB
6.2 out of 10

Hitachi SimpleDrive Mini 500 GB

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Reviews and Problems with Hitachi SimpleDrive Mini 500 GB

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Overall 10
10

Solid and reliable for backups!

Craig, Amazon
26 December 2014
Overall 10
10

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT

leynak80, Amazon
21 May 2013
  • Summary: I LOVE this Hitachi SimpleDrive Mini 500GB Portable External Hard Drive! The Protable Hard Drive is sleek & small making transporting my files so easy & hassle free, it works great, and the price was affordable! I would be lost with out it!!!
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Overall 10
10

Great and reliable drive

Revenge, Amazon
3 April 2013
  • Summary: I have been using this for 3 years now. It never failed and never gave me any errors. I was not using it extensively, but it had it's portion of load. I've carried this drive with me in a lot of trips and used it with a variety of OS's and it was and is always working.
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Overall 4
4.0

Worked on until...

T. Farris, Amazon
18 January 2013
  • Summary: ...The interface connection died on me. (usb connection died) I opened up the case and I purchased another external case. The HD is still working.
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware!

Dave Shocker "shock", Amazon
13 July 2012
  • Summary: I bought two external Hitachi drives - each failed within about three months of the 1 year warranty. Explained my situation to Hitachi customer service, got no where. Beware!
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Overall 2
2.0

Not a very reliable hard drive

Jose, Amazon
24 September 2011
  • Summary: I bought this hard drive for my many space A travels in military planes. Since there is a lot of movement and sometimes youre only allowed a small bag in the planes, things have to be a bit tight inside that backpack.
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Overall 2
2.0

250GB Harddrive failure!

bluej4, Amazon
23 September 2011
  • Summary: Bought this item, #1 because I was looking for a good storage drive; #2 because I ALWAYS trusted Hitachi to make a very good electronics product; #3 because the price was fantastic! Should have been a clue... "If it sounds too good to be true.." Yep...
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed after one year

D. Italiano, Amazon
13 July 2011
  • Summary: Failed after only one year of use, luckily I had it backed up. One star is too much, but had to give it something!
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Overall 2
2.0

BEWARE!! YOU'LL LOSE IT ALL!!!

C. Jones, Amazon
17 June 2011
  • Summary: This drive is junk. It has always been slow to mount or be recognized. I read numerous reviews a year ago and thought they were being overly critical so I bought it anyway. I found out the hard way by losing all of my data because just out of the blue my Mac won't mount the drive and my PC won't...
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Overall 10
10

Better than the Competition

R. Rosener "Photomatic", Amazon
6 June 2011
  • Summary: I got this drive as a tote around for Video and Photos. I'm both a Mac and PC user so my insight is unique on this product. First thing I noted after opening the package is the small size and weight of this drive. With the curved lightweight body you could easily slip this into a hip pocket.
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