This is the first Usb 2. I think these tests pretty much speak for themselves. The tests were run on USB 1. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in A clear installation guide and the plug-and-play simplicity of USB 2.

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FireWire is capable of transferring data at a maximum rate of Mbps vs. With Windows 98 there is a driver disk to install amxtor. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Of course, if you want more space or don’t need the portability, a larger internal drive is the smarter way to go.

Being long like this is definitely an asset. If your computers are USB 2.

Maxtor’s Personal Storage LE, one of the fastest external hard drives we’ve seen. Robert Bailey January 5, Leave a comment. The Good Really fast; 40GB capacity; easy setup; good price.

Maxtor 3000LE Computer Drive User Manual

Your email address will not be published. Sure, 40GB is just average these days, but the drive’s relatively low price makes it a good choice over 300le but costlier FireWire drives.


Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Don’t show this again. The tests were run on USB 1. Review Sections Review Prices Specs. The Bad USB 2.

Maxtor Personal Storage LE Review | ZDNet

And while larger-capacity, internal drives can cost less than the LE, they can’t beat it for easy installation and portability. What does affect transfer speeds is the interface used. A clear installation guide and the plug-and-play simplicity of USB 2. You can even find information on older drive models–a plus for people who hold onto their legacy hardware.

Unlike some of the portable enclosures that are available this one incorporates a full-sized hard drive. I am pleased with my purchase.

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

The chassis is rugged madtor to withstand the rigors of moving about an office, and the drive runs both quietly and coolly. I also got a free Maxtor USB 2. 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.


I am using the FAT32 tests for comparison purposes. I am impressed with the speed that USB 2. The Maxtor LE posted an average copying speed of 8.

Maxtor LE External Hard Drive – Computing on Demand

Obviously without USB 2. This is the first Usb 2. Maxtor’s Web site contains a searchable knowledge base, downloadable manuals and drivers, and information for contacting technicians via phone or e-mail. Hunt around and you can find some great deals.

Notify me of new posts by email. If you need another reason to upgrade to USB 2.