Although we have already told you a bit about these hard disk drives in our previous reviews, we would like to point out a few most important things once again.
Western Digital Company released the whole family of very original external storage devices supporting both: USB 2.0 and FireWire interfaces, featuring very high storage capacity and outstanding looks. One of them, known as Combo Special Edition, will be our today’s testing participant.
Well, the first impression is the strongest, so let’s start with the exterior. WD2500B007 hard drive put inside the transparent plastic case looks very unusual, when the special neon lighting turns on during work, so that the entire case shines in the dark with mysterious neon colors. The impressive storage capacity of 250GB, an 8MB buffer and 7,200rpm spindle rotation speed will satisfy the most demanding users. According to the last parameter, the latency of this drive is not very high: 4.2ms. The average time equals 8.9ms. This solution is intended for work in the environment temperature varying from 0 to 40oC.
The retail version of this drive is supplied in a beautiful box. Besides the drive the box also contains a power adapter and two 1.8m cables: one for USB 2.0 and one for FireWire interfaces.