General

Model

Canvio Premium 2tb
Canvio Premium 3tb
SP A60 5tb

Manufacturer

Toshiba
Toshiba
Silicon Power

Amazon rating

4.1
4.1
4.2

Customer reviews on Amazon

121
121
1831

Connections

USB Type-C

FireWire

Thunderbolt

USB 3.0

USB 2.0

SATA

Wireless

Platform

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows XP

Mac

Xbox

Sony PS

Specifications

Capacity

2 TB
3 TB
5 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS
FAT32

Read speed

128MB/s
128MB/s
115MB/s

Write speed

128MB/s
128MB/s
110MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

16 MB
16 MB
8 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
5400 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps
480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C
55°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C
min 20°C
min 40°C

Max

65°C
65°C
70°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
gray
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

3 Years
3 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.3 x 3.1 x 0.5 inches
4.3 x 3.1 x 0.5 inches
5.5 x 3.4 x 0.9 inches

Weight

9.6 ounces
9.6 ounces
11.2 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 10.5
  • 10.5
  • 15.5
  • 10.5Canvio Premium 2tb
  • 10.5Canvio Premium 3tb
  • 15.5SP A60 5tb

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