The lads at ADATA launched the DashDrive Elite HE720 external hard drive, at 9mm it probably is the sleekest and thinnest looking external HDD storage unit you have seen to date. And hey now, it is compatible with USB 3.0. And yeah that's 0.35 inches and, according to ADATA, the thinnest amongst HDDs overall.
The first series of drives are 500 GB. The Adata DashDrive Elite HE720 has been priced at roughly 90 EURO.
As stated the ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 has 8.9mm thickness and comes with brushed stainless steel surface, scratch resistance features. The drive also has a bright blue LED indicator for indicating power and data transfer status. The Elite HE720 drive also comes with “One touch backup” feature, which automatically backs up and synchronizes data with one easy touch.
The USB 3.0 interface is supposed to provide transfer efficiency up to three times that of older USB 2.0. ADATA is offering customers of the Elite HE720 free download of the latest Norton Internet Security 2012 anti-virus software (60 day trial version).
ADATA's DashDrive Elite HE720 ships with a USB 3.0 cable and is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. We received the 500GB model so let's head onwards into the review, next page please.