Maxtor 1.5TB Basics Desktop reviews

19 customer reviews
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+ This external hard drive scores high on capacity. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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8.9 out of 10 based on 19 reviews.
1500GB Storage, 16 See full product description
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Confirmed purchaser

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
easy to use
Bad points:
breaks to easily, it fell 2 inches and hit the floor and broke
Overall rating 5.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 6.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 30 Mar 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Cheap and easy to use
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 23 Feb 2009

Luke, Sheffield

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
very high capacity and fast speed
Bad points:
sometimes will not correctly be detected as windows doesn't detect anything being plugged iin
Overall rating 8.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 6.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Mar 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
enough capacity
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 8.0
Compatibility 8.0
Performance 7.0
Capacity 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Feb 2009

Oleg, London PC user 18 years.

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
It IS BIG... for a little while.
Bad points:
No power button. When it falls asleep, often it can not be awaken automatically, need to reboot the device.
Overall rating 8.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 8.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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4 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 16 Feb 2009

Confirmed purchaser Mac User

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great value for a trusted name with large capacity
Bad points:
Had to reformat for Mac (not a big deal)
Overall rating 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Performance 8.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Apr 2009

Confirmed purchaser collect mega-amounts of data

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I'm not an expert with this sort of stuff but there is lots of memory space for all the data that I collect - the main reason for buying this.
Bad points:
It would be better if there was an on off switch!
Overall rating 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Performance 9.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 May 2009

Product Features

Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 1500
Cache (MB) 16
Interface USB 2.0
Speed RPM 7200
Release date 2008-11-04
 

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