Storage industry might have started to be overrun by Solid State Drives and other forms of Flash Memory, but whenever you need cheap solution to store your personal music and movie collection, disk based magnetic storage is still your best friend. With capacities of up to 750GB available for as low as $100 and speeds fast enough to saturate the practical limits of the USB 2.0 interface bandwidth, there really isn’t much reason you should choose a USB Flash Drive over a portable hard disk besides the obvious physical reasons like size.
Of course a larger physical size also means larger storage capacities without impacting performance. Add protection features like Shock Resistance and Water Proofing like the Silicon Power Armor A70 to the package and you got yourself a pretty sweet deal. But just how well do these drives perform? Continue reading to find out.