Of course, if you want more space or don’t need the portability, a larger internal drive is the smarter way to go. This is the first Usb 2. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Being long like this is definitely an asset. If you need another reason to upgrade to USB 2. We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read.

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Unlike some of the portable enclosures that are available this one incorporates a full-sized hard drive. The chassis is rugged enough to withstand the rigors of moving about an office, and the drive runs both quietly and coolly. With Windows 98 there is a driver disk to install drivers.

Maxtor 3000LE Computer Drive User Manual

I am using the FAT32 tests for comparison purposes. Be respectful, mwxtor it civil and stay on topic. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. I am pleased with my purchase.

If you need some external, portable type storage this is just one of the solutions. Notify me of new posts by email. Robert Bailey January 5, Leave a comment. What does affect transfer speeds is the interface used.


You can even find information on older drive models–a plus for people who hold onto their legacy hardware. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I am impressed with the speed that USB 2.

This is the first Usb 2. I also did some comparisons of other drives maxror on the same system.

It is a Maxtor DX, rpm standard 40 gig drive. It’s also ideal if you want to take large amounts of data home from the office, even if you have only USB 1.

Being long like this is definitely an asset. I also ran some tests with HD Tach ver.

Maxtor Personal Storage LE 40GB USB Specs – CNET

Performance test Transfer rates measured in MB per second; longer bars indicate better performance. Review Sections Review Prices Specs. Don’t show this again. The Bad USB 2.

Maxtor Personal Storage 3000LE – hard drive – 120 GB – USB 2.0 Series

We’ve changed, we promise. The drive is powered with an included external AC adapter, but the unit lacks a power switch, making it difficult to turn on and off. Your 3000ls address will not be published. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.


However, thanks to the faster USB 2. I also think it should come with some sort of carrying case to make mmaxtor even more portable.

CNET may get a commission from these offers. The drive is under warranty for one year, and toll-free telephone support is available Monday through Friday, 6 a. A clear installation guide and the plug-and-play simplicity of USB 2. Hunt around and you can find some great deals. Best Storage Devices for