Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Seagate unveils USB 3.0 BlackArmor PS110 hard drive


You knew it wouldn't be long before Seagate hopped on the USB 3.0 bandwagon, right? Right. Here in Vegas, the company just announced its BlackArmor PS110, which is its first USB 3.0 portable HDD. What makes this one a touch different than the rest is the "performance kit" that it ships in, which is comprised of a 500GB USB 3.0 HDD (a 2.5-incher with a 7200RPM spindle speed), a power cable and an ExpressCard USB 3.0 adapter. 'Course, your shiny new MacBook won't take too kindly to this type of gesture -- but hey, at least you can read SD cards without breaking a sweat! The kit is up for purchase right now for $179.99, and if you're looking to take a closer look before pulling the trigger, you'll find our hands-on below along with a glance at a for-demonstration-only 7mm 2.5-inch drive that was first announced last month.

Seagate unveils USB 3.0 BlackArmor PS110 hard drive originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 05 Jan 2010 23:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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