Hard drives can be an intimidating shopping decision, after taking into consideration the wide variety of choices available. The Apricorn and Iomega are suitable picks for IT workers and technology lovers alike. The Apricorn has a lot going for it, whereas the Iomega deserves praise for its ample storage capacity.
|Features||Apricorn Aegis Bio||Iomega Prestige|
|Height||1.9 cm (0.75 in.);1.78 cm (0.7 in.)||5.33 cm (2.1 in.);3.1 cm (1.22 in.);2.01 cm (0.79 in.);11 cm (4.33 in.);1.9 cm (0.75 in.);1.55 cm (0.61 in.);1.4 cm (0.55 in.)|
|Weight||0.15 kg||21.74 kg;1.01 kg;1 kg;0.98 kg;0.97 kg;0.44 kg;0.22 kg;0.2 kg;0.19 kg;0.17 kg;0.11 kg|
|Buffer Size||8 MB||8 MB|
|Spindle Speed||5400 RPM;5200 RPM||7200 RPM;5400 RPM|
|Seek Time||12 ms||Not Specified|
|cmm_sdc.string.Package Qty. (Mining)||1||1|
|Average Latency||5.77 ms;5.56 ms||5.56 ms;4.17 ms|
|Width||8.38 cm (3.3 in.);11.94 cm (4.7 in.)||8.89 cm (3.5 in.);8.08 cm (3.18 in.);8.05 cm (3.17 in.);27.94 cm (11 in.);19.89 cm (7.83 in.);18.39 cm (7.24 in.);12.4 cm (4.88 in.);12.06 cm (4.75 in.);11.99 cm (4.72 in.);11.53 cm (4.54 in.);11 cm (4.33 in.)|
|Hard Drive Type||HDD (Hard Disk Drive)||HDD (Hard Disk Drive)|
|Depth||8.38 cm (3.3 in.);11.94 cm (4.7 in.)||8 cm (3.15 in.);7.62 cm (3 in.);22.35 cm (8.8 in.);19.86 cm (7.82 in.);18.8 cm (7.4 in.);18.39 cm (7.24 in.);13.34 cm (5.25 in.);13.06 cm (5.14 in.);12.19 cm (4.8 in.);11.99 cm (4.72 in.);1.57 cm (0.62 in.)|
|External Data Transfer Rate||60 Mbps||640 Mbps;60 Mbps;480 Mbps|
|Hard Drive Enclosure||External||External|
|Internal Data Transfer Rate||Not Specified||480 Mbit/s|
Apricorn Aegis Bio
The Apricorn has a 120 GB to 500 GB storage capacity, allowing you to store all your critical software packages and backups. Also, its 5400 RPM rotation speed enables you to access large multimedia files with rapid speed. You can quickly search through large directories thanks to the Apricorn's 8 MB buffer size. What's more, it has a 60 Mbps external data transfer rate, allowing you to access critical data with great speed. Its USB 2.0 interface helps you hook up to a large number of devices that support USB.
The Iomega has a 160 GB to 3 TB storage capacity, so you can hold onto all of your prized digital music and video games. What's more, its 5400 RPM rotation speed lets you watch games load right away. You can enjoy rapid file searches thanks to its 8 MB buffer size. Beyond that, the Iomega sports a 640 Mbps external data transfer rate, so you can quickly read and write from your device. Its USB 2.0 interface enables you to use it with all types of compatible devices.
Comparing the Apricorn Aegis Bio Vs Iomega Prestige
The Iomega has the upper hand. The Iomega has a larger available storage capacity, so you can keep more videos, songs, and games. Also, the Iomega's 967% faster external data transfer rate helps you get to external data files more quickly. However, the Apricorn rivals with a fast rotation speed, a compatible interface, and a large buffer size.
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