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PhotoFast G-Monster eSATA V2 Portable SSD on a Stick - The PhotoFast G-Monster eSATA V2

SSD on a stick, tasty for some - but is this technology ready for the mainstream yet?

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Sep 3, 2009 3:58 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: PhotoFast

The PhotoFast G-Monster eSATA V2

 

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The G-Monster eSATA V2 is a little larger than some of the traditional USB sticks and is a monster compared to the Super Talent Pico Series drives. Since the eSATA port is a little larger than USB and these drives have so much more storage space, we are not complaining about an extra inch and a half.

 

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Here we see the drive with the cap off exposing the eSATA port.

 

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On the back PhotoFast has the model and capacity size listed on a sticker.

 

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A mini USB port is located on the other side of the G-Monster eSATA stick. This allows users that do not already have self powered eSATA or you can use the drive as a USB thumb drive if an eSATA port is not available.

 

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The preferred method will always be eSATA and here is a close up shot for users who may not be familiar with the connector just yet.

 

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