General

Model

SP A60 2tb
MiniStation Thunderbolt 2tb

Manufacturer

Silicon Power
Buffalo

Amazon rating

4.2
4.2

Customer reviews on Amazon

1831
284

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
2 TB

File System

FAT32
HFS+

Read speed

115MB/s
127 MB/s

Write speed

104MB/s
117 MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

8 MB
16 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C

Max

55°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 40°C
min 20°C

Max

70°C
60°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

black
silver

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
5.1 x 3.2 x 0.9 inches

Weight

11.2 ounces
9.3 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 15.5
  • 4.5
  • 15.5SP A60 2tb
  • 4.5MiniStation Thunderbolt 2tb

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