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Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive

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OneTouch II
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OneTouch™ II - 300GB
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Long product name Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive :
The short editorial description of Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive

OneTouch™ II - 300GB FireWire 800 & USB Drive, 7200RPM, 16MB Buffer

Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive:
The official marketing text of Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
- Ideal storage for creating high-end graphics, multimedia, photo and video editing
- FireWire 800 interface for fast access to files
- 7200 RPM, 16MB cache buffer
- Triple interfaces
- FireWire 800 - up to 800Mb/sec data transfer rates
- FireWire 400 - up to 400Mb/sec data transfer rates
- USB 2.0 and 1.1 compatible - up to 480 Mb/sec data transfer rates
- Pre-formatted for Mac
- Boot Mac operating system directly from FireWire 800 drive
- Oxford 912 chipset
- PC and Mac compatible
- Plug and play storage
- Hot-swappable
- Maxtor DriveLock™ protects contents of drive if lost or stolen
- Maxtor OneTouch™ button - the easy way to make backup copies of your files
- Simple Maxtor user-interface for drive management, security and backup scheduling*
- Creates historical backup versions with full system restore to a point in time*
- Whisper-quiet fluid dynamic bearing motor
- Anodized aluminum case
- Customizable Maxtor OneTouch™ button
- Expandable:
- Connect up to 62 FireWire® devices
- Connect up to 127 USB 2.0 devices with USB hubs
- EMC® Dantz® Retrospect® Express software included
- Power on/off button and power management utilities included
- Quick and easy installation
Short summary description Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive:
This short summary of the Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ II - 300GB, 300 GB, 3.5", 7200 RPM, USB powered
Long summary description Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive :

Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ II - 300GB. Hard drive capacity: 300 GB, Hard drive size: 3.5", Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. USB powered

This is an auto-generated long summary of Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ - 300GB 300GB external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
300 GB
Hard drive size *
The amount of data that the hard drive can store.
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Hard disk average seek time
9 ms
Plug and Play
Indicates whether this product supports is "plug and play". Plug and play is hardware or software that, after being installed ("plugged in"), can immediately be used ("played with"), as opposed to hardware or software which requires configuration.
USB powered *
The device can be powered via a USB connection.
External power adapter
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 35 °C
Weight & dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
8.27" (210 mm)
The distance from the front to the back of something.
1.61" (41 mm)
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
5.51" (140 mm)
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
3.04 lbs (1.38 kg)
Other features
The product is built in.
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Pentium III 500 MHz
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
128 MB
Power requirements
100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000 Professional, XP Home / XP Professional
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
USB 2.0 FireWire 800
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 22 expert reviews for Seagate OneTouch II OneTouch™ II - 300GB and the average expert rating is 86 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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When it comes to all-purpose portable hard drives, the Maxtor One Touch is an excellent product for a modest price. Choosing a PortablePortable hard drives must be reliable first and foremost. You can have all of the features in the world you would li...
No one ever faulted the performance of the original Maxtor OneTouch external drive, but we found reason to dislike the Dantz Retrospect backup software. While powerful, Retrospect was far too sophisticated for the average user. With the OneTouch II, Ma...
A 300GB hard drive for storage and backup...
Like sorting out your taxes and cleaning out the garage, backing up your computer is one of those tasks that you know needs to be done but all too often gets neglected. Maxtor’s external OneTouch II hard disk drive is designed to make this onerou...
OneTouch II 200GB FireWire 800 And USB Drive $229 Maxtor (408) 894-5000 CPU Rating: 3.5 Fusion 400 4-Bay eSATAHot-Swap Drive Enclosure $599 Sonnet Technologies (949) 587-3500 CPU Rating: 3 Specs: (OneTouch II) 200GB; 7...
How many times have you needed to transfer some files from your work PC to your home PC; or vice versa? You can email files if they arent too large, or you can burn a CD or DVD. Maybe you even have a flash drive. Well those are all great ways to move...
Good Very quiet, Good performance, Nice looking and quality constructed aluminum case, Dualhookup options...
Bad Heavier than other external drives...
Bottom line The Maxtor OneTouch II performed very well during my testing. Not only does the aluminum casing give it a sleek look, but also helps dissipate the heat and definitely makes for a sturdy enclosure. The drive is also very quiet while in use, even under a...
External Backup Solution with Powerful Capabilities In the last few years, hard drive manufacturers have had to come up with ingenious ways and incorporate more and more features in order to make a "difference" in the market. One of the giants in har...
Bottom line If youve never experienced the horror of a hard drive crash or similarly catastrophic event that indiscriminately massacres applications and data alike, then more than likely you probably dont bother to back up your computer regularly. If you do per...
Charlie White We are worrywarts when it comes to losing valuable data. That’s why on all of our computers where anything important is done, we attach a dependable and very large hard disk with automatic backup software running. When we recently inst...
If you dont back up your PC regularly, its a safe bet youve never known the horror of a hard disk crash or similar catastrophe that massacres data and applications alike. If you do perform regular backups, you know that saving data to old-fashioned...
Conversely, the limited capacities of CD-R and even DVD-R discs make backing up a lot more work than it needs to be. No, an external hard drive is the way to go for anyone who wants backups done quickly and reliably, and Maxtors One Touch II external...
The Maxtor 300GB External Hard Drive is a simple to setup, fast access, high capacity, external storage device that can be turned off when not in use. Open the Maxtor 300GB External Hard Drive box, plug everything together and turn on the drive. Go to...
The GCN Lab tests five external hard drives for quick storage upgrades or data on the go Just about everyone needs or will need more data storage. And government users, who are under special mandates to keep certain types of correspondence and document...
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