Excerpt: Not sure if I'm overly critical, but the cable seems to be very thick and short that shipped with the external. As for the external itself: great quality. This is my second transcend external: first is a 500GB USB2.0 military drop spec standard: great service these past 6 / 7 years, not sure, it's been that long. Can only hope the new one will offer similar longevity!
Summary: I did about a month worth of research on portable hard drives. I do not have a usb 3.0 on my laptop but figured why not go with an upcoming technology for a few extra bucks. Anyway, the drive arrived on time, installed super easy and is fast even on the regular usb 2.0. I am using the storejet backup software (very simple and easy to understand) from Transcend that you can download if you choose and it seems to work fine.
Summary: Just a note to those buying this for Macbook or Macbook pro, there's 2 usb cables one for transferring data and another for power supply I suppose. So if you're connecting them to the laptop, there won't be any space for your other devices. I noticed that the laptop will immediately stop the usb that is for power supply as its eating too much power, so I improvised with connecting that usb cable to my phone charger one.
Excerpt: Подарили на днях на день рождения. Сам диск довольно большой, видимо из-за того что внутри амортизирующий пластик. Работает тихо и почти не греется. очень быстрый. Через пару месяцев напишу как диск поживает.