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7.0 out of 10

Samsung G2 Portable (HX-MU025DC / HX-MU032DC / HX-MU040DC / HX-MU050DC / HX-MU064DC)

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung G2 Portable (HX-MU025DC / HX-MU032DC / HX-MU040DC / HX-MU050DC / HX-MU064DC)

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Overall 4
4.0

A lot of read errors after 6 months

Frank, Amazon
10 August 2011
  • Summary: I bought the 640GB for my Panasonic G20 TV. It worked well for some months, but all of a sudden recordings started to fail. Shortly thereafter playbacks started acting up too. I hooked up the G2 to my computer, formatted it and ran some diagnostic SW, which reported a ton of read errors. I shipped it back to Samsung for repair. Was told that it could/would not be repaired, so I will get a new one. I hope I just got a lemon, and the new one will be fine.
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Overall 10
10

Works fine except for Time Machine under Lion

Samuel P. Midkiff "Sam Midkiff", Amazon
9 August 2011
  • Summary: I am using this with a Mac, and it performs as advertised. It feels very light. My only issue is that it doesn't seem to be recognized by Time Machine on a 2011 Macbook Air running Lion. It is recognized by the Air as a regular drive, and is recognized by my MacBook pro, both as a regular drive and by Time Machine. So this appears to be an issue between Lion and the drive, and not the drive.
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Overall 10
10

Easy plug and play portable hard drive

Joey, Amazon
27 June 2011
  • Summary: Picked up one of these in the 500GB version and I would say it's definitely worth it. I've backed up all my videos and I'm putting other important documents/pictures on it as well. I paid $65 for mine. Bottom line: affordable, easy to use, good storage device. Would definitely recommend it.
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Overall 10
10

loved it

kedangs, Amazon
15 May 2011
  • Summary: very good for storage, easy install, light weight, no sound when plugged in. only thing is it slows down the pc just a little when pluged in, but it not that slow either....
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Overall 10
10

Great, simple external HD

Ethan, Amazon
14 March 2011
  • Summary: I have bought 3 of these for employees at work who travel internationally a lot. They have been reliable, easy to use, and inexpensive.
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Overall 10
10

Great investment.

HappyCamper, Amazon
4 March 2011
  • Summary: I love, love, love this little drive. It is not only extremely small and thus very handy to take along in ones pocket. It also seems to be a bit faster than a couple of other portable HDD I own. I've had it for about two months now, and haven't had a negative remark about this little Samsung so far. Trying to figure out the capacity was the only difficulty on the Amazon website. It was well hidden, I have to say.
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Overall 6
6.0

nice product

Martin Holeysovský, Amazon
27 September 2013
  • Summary: Looks very nice but the drive cant be put in other case when the USB will stop working, there fore if it breaks there is no way of saving data in case it breaks. I wouldnt go for samsung again, but only for this reason everything else is good Go to hell amazon with the stupid minimum word limit system that just makes reviewers angry that they cant say just what they want, lets fight against this by always mentioning it in reviews
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Overall 10
10

Fast and simple

Amazon Customer, Amazon
28 April 2012
  • Summary: I actually brought this from ebuyer. Delivery was free and I paid only £50 for it. I wish I had brought one sooner. As someone who owns a computer that only has 160 Gb internal hard drive my itunes files was 21.8Gb of that so I decided to buy this hard drive to make some room as I am about to start studying. I nhave a note book but would much prefer to use a full size desk top to do my work and at the moment I am unable to afford to buy a brand new computer.
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Overall 10
10

Samsung G2 - Smart, low power external drive

Novacore, Amazon
8 June 2011
  • Summary: Great little drive, smart looking, cool running and thanks to it's low power draw it only needs one usb port to power it! Has a concealed blue activity LED (one of the dots in pattern on the top) which is only visible as an LED when connected (you cant tell which one if it's off). Not USB 3 but a great little drive which is pretty quick anyway. Recommended!
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Overall 4
4.0

Practically Failed After 4 Months

Matt, Amazon
21 April 2011
  • Summary: Bought the 650GB model from a different retailer. Brilliant at first with good speeds, using it as a backup drive. Went to use it again a couple of months later where during copying it crashed and practically failed. Just about works but it's really slow. Would not recommend.
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