General

Model

SP A30 1tb
SP A80 1tb

Manufacturer

Silicon Power
Silicon Power

Amazon rating

4.3
4.2

Customer reviews on Amazon

3136
1351

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

1 TB
1 TB

File System

FAT32
FAT32

Read speed

123MB/s
103MB/s

Write speed

122MB/s
87MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

8 MB
8 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C

Max

55°C
55°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 40°C
min 40°C

Max

70°C
70°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

black
blue

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

3 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

5.5 x 3.4 x 0.9 inches
5.5 x 3.7 x 0.7 inches

Weight

11.2 ounces
10.2 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

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  • 15SP A30 1tb
  • 9SP A80 1tb

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