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Silicon Power offers up A80 portable USB 3.0 HDD

HDD is water resistant to IPX7 standards
By Shane McGlaun from May 31, 2010 @ 11:06 CDT

Silicon Power has a gob of external HDDs that it offers in different styles for different needs. The company has previously offered both flash drives and external HDDs and today it has added the new A80 external HDD to its line.




The A80 is a USB 3.0 external HDD that is rugged and designed to be water resistant to IPX7 standards. That means that the HDD can survive being submerged in up to a meter of water for up to 30 minutes and still operate.


The drive is also shock, vibration, and dust resistant. The USB 3.0 interface lets the drive offer up to 5Gbps of bandwidth and the A80 is compatible with USB 2.0 ports as well. The drive is offered in 640GB, 500GB, and 320GB capacities. Pricing and availability are unknown at this time.



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