Keep an eye out for Allyn’s review once he specially redoes his benchmarking procedures for this drive; in the mean time you can see Ryan’s review of the fastest external drive out there, the OCZ Enyo 128GB USB 3.0 Portable SSD.
“Notebook users don’t usually have a ton of drive bays and thus only have room for a single drive. It’s not a lost cause though, if your notebook is your only machine you can get away with an internal SSD + external storage whether in the form of a NAS or just something you attach via USB when you’re at your desk.
For the very portable users that don’t want to lug around another hard drive, or for those who refuse to pay the high dollar per GB rates that SSDs command, there hasn’t really been an option other than mechanical storage.
Today Seagate is attempting to change that with its latest Hybrid HDD: the Momentus XT.”
Here are some more Storage reviews from around the web:
- Seagate Momentus XT: Not a Hard Drive or an SSD, but Both @ ExtremeTech
- Seagate Momentus-XT Solid State Hybrid Drive @ Benchmark Reviews
- OCZ Vertex 2 100GB Solid State Drive @ TweakTown
- Seagate Momentus XT 500GB ST95005620AS Review @ OCC
- OCZ Vertex 2 100GB @ PureOverclock
- Crucial RealSSD C300 128GB Solid State Drive @ TweakTown
- Intel X25-V 40GB Value Performance SATA Solid-State Drive @ Futurelooks
- Kingston SSDNow V+ (Gen 2) 64 GB Solid State Drive @ Tech ARP
- Mushkin Callisto 60GB SSD w/ Sandforce SF-1200 Review @ Legit Reviews
- Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive SSD Review @ Legit Reviews
- OCZ Vertex 2 E Series 120GB Solid State Drive @ TweakTown
- Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB @ Techgage
- Microsoft Windows 7 SSD Performance Comparison @ Tech ARP
- Rosewill USB 3.0 Add-on Card and External Enclosure @ Bjorn3D
- Verbatim Pro 2-disk RAID enclosure @ Maximum CPU
- OCZ Enyo USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive Review @ OCIA