Published on Friday, 05 June 2015 22:04
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With storage media devices exceeding the 2TB mark as we speak (portable hard drives to be more specific) it's only natural and quite expected to be honest for the majority of people to pick the ideal one for them solely based on the price/capacity ratio. However if you happen to be a professional or even an enthusiast things get far more complicated since for them performance and durability seriously outweigh price and capacity. Unfortunately although most if not all portable hard drive manufacturers do focus quite a bit in the performance end not many focus in durability so there really aren't many exceptions in the market as we speak. Silicon Power is perhaps the only portable hard drive manufacturer that designs and manufacturers new rugged models all the time aimed towards the more demanding users and today we're taking a closer look at their latest Armor A65 1TB USB 3.0 PHD.
Silicon Power Computer & Communications Inc., founded in 2003 by a group of enthusiastic specialists of flash data storage industry. Well dedicated in brand image and product quality, SP has been recognized and well accepted by millions of end-users in more than 100 countries, becomes the world’s leading manufacturer of flash memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers, DRAM modules, solid state disks, and portable hard drives in less than a decade. Headquartered in Taipei, we continuously established various branches throughout the world including Netherlands, Japan, Russia, Mainland China and other emerging market. With superior quality and innovative design, our products stood out in several competitions and awarded Taiwan Excellence and COMPUTEX Design & Innovation Award in 2009 and 2010. Winning trust of global consumers SP holds a record of successive double-digit revenue growth for last seven years. For SP, the product we introduced is not only a digital storage device but also a real promise to create and preserve your most valuable memory in every moment.
Whenever we received a portable hard drive by Silicon Power that carries the name Armor we know that it will be yet another rugged model with an highly durable housing. Well the A65 features an IEC529 IP67 certified housing (dustproof and waterproof up to 1m) which can keep your data safe since it can withstand drops from up to 122cm and on 26 contact points ((conforms to the MIL-STD-810G 516.6 procedure IV) thanks to the exterior hard drive protective shell (an anti-slip rubber layer is also present) and interior shock-absorbing suspension system. The A65 also features a storage area for the USB 3.0 cable, several free utilities including one which can be used to password secure your sensitive data and is also available for MAC (white/grey model).