Summary: I'm very happy with this purchase. This hard drive has held up for over a few years with a lot of streaming to my TV. I'm happy with the read/write ability and have never had any issues. This metal case is pretty sturdy. It makes me very nervous that it's intended to stand up.
Summary: I recently purchased a 2 TB external USB 2 drive. This was about 2 weeks ago and so far not one single problem. I did find the software a bit annoying at first, but have since ignored it mainly because I didn't buy it as a backup, I just wanted the storage.
Format this drive to NTFS to allow support for large HD files
Romano "Bada Bing!", Amazon
24 December 2009
Summary: From a previous reviewer: "Most Windows and XP users will want to reformat the drive to the NTFS file system, which will support those 4+ gigabyte files FAT will not. You can easily reformat the drive under XP by clicking your way through Control Panel ("->" means you should click on this option) ->...
Summary: I bought this external hard drive for two reasons. Primarily, I wanted a backup for my new iMac, running OS 10.5.8. The drive booted up fine and has been quietly and with no problems for that purpose for about a month. The second reason was to move files from an older Mac, running OS 10.4.11.