Specifications, Availability and Pricing
The HornetTek Hover is available in black, blue and yellow, orange, red and white. Our sample actually arrived in a very cool silver color. According to HornetTek's website there are two additional options available; USB only and USB + eSATA. Our sample was the USB + eSATA version, the one that I feel most of our enthusiast readers would prefer.
When it comes to operations system compatibility, the Hover covers all of the bases. Linux, Mac and Windows support going back to 98SE is provided, so you shouldn't have an issue bouncing your drive from one system to another.
The stand out feature of the Hover is the dual 50mm fans that cool your hard drive silently from both the top and bottom of the drive. Large hard drives and drives with high spindle speeds tend to run a lot hotter than traditional drives and when using an external drive you most likely will want to use a large capacity hard drive. Many large capacity drives use five platters; this is what causes them to run hotter. It is good to know that the Hover is able to cool these drives down and do it silently.
When it comes to price I was able to find the Hover for around 35 Dollars U.S. from GoHardDrive.com and with a 1TB Samsung drive from PerformancePCs.com for 129.95.Both show strong price points for this market and I am sure once HornetTek is able to make more headway into the U.S. market we will see their products offered at e-tailers.
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