Trans Intl. offers the ProStor 500GB eSATA / FireWire 800 / USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, model no. 725, for $118 plus $8 for shipping. That’s tied with last summer’s mention of a similar drive and $28 under the lowest total price we could find now for such a drive elsewhere. (We’ve seen 1TB models as low as $50 shipped, but not since last summer.) This 500GB 7200 rpm external hard drive features an aluminum casing, 16MB cache, eSATA and USB combo port, FireWire 800 port, and FireWire 400 port.
April 23, 2012