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Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim 500GB external drive: Review & Specs

This Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim 500GB external drive model a USB 3.0 interface and housing ultrafine. Its rates reach 98 MB / s read and 90MB / s write for transferring large files.

The promise

Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim

Verbatim offers an ultracompact USB 3.0 external drive. Its Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim offers 500GB capacity, also It comes with a backup program.

Reality
This external drive is the finest. Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim measures only 1.05 cm thick, 1.2 cm against the G-Drive Slim G-Technology. The black and silver casing is of plastic, which makes it a bit fragile. However, it is light. Disk activity is manifested by a blue diode placed at the back, but this lack of visibility. Disc comes with a mini USB cable 3.0 to a comfortable length. It is formatted in FAT32 to be compatible with Windows and Mac OS. Verbatim also provides backup program for Windows Nero BackItUp Essentials and a tool to manage the standby disk (Mac OS and Windows).

 

More than 100 MB / s speed

Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim

On Windows, the Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim offers a capacity of 465 GB Performance is generally good with top speeds of around 103 MB / s. Transfer test of DivX 700 MB it reaches 98 MB / s read and 90.2 MB / s write. The competitor G-Drive Slim is however faster with respective flow rates of 117.9 and 96.2 MB / s. Both the external drives come with the same internal drive Hitachi Travelstar 5K500, with a single platter 500GB. The electronic interface converts the Sata to USB 3.0 interface is more efficient at G-Technology than Verbatim. Regarding the transfer of medium-sized files, the Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim keeps the playback speed, but it shows a lower write speed: about 37.7 MB / s for MP3 15.1 MB / s for Jpeg images. In comparison, the G-Drive Slim rises respectively to 54.7 and 18.6 MB / s.

 

The verdict
The Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim impresses by its ultra-compact housing and has a good software package. Its performance is good, but be careful not to fall it, because the casing is plastic and not metal.
This was all regarding the Verbatim Store n Go Ultra Slim external drive whose price is around € 79.9.