External Hard Drives Comparison

Sony HD-EG5/BC External Portable, Western Digital Elements 500GB
Select Model

Product

Sony HD-EG5/BC External Portable

Western Digital Elements 500GB

 General
 Average seek time    
 Cache size 256 MB  8 MB  
 Hot-Plug No No   
 RAID No No   
 Rotational speed 5400 RPM  5400 RPM  
 Connectors
 eSATA No No   
 Firewire No No   
 Networking No No  
 S-ATA No No  
 USB Yes Yes   
 USB version 3.0 2.0  
 Design
 Available colours Black Black  
 Dimensions
 Dimensions (WxHxD) 80 x 16 x 126 mm 79 203.82 124.4 mm  
 Form factor 2.5 inches 2.5 inches   
 Weight 220g 155 g  
 Features
 Built-in support for encryption No No   
 Display No No   
 Power supply
 Power supply DC 5V (USB bus powered)   USB  
 Storage
 Hard drive size 500GB  500 GB  
 Price/GB   $0.17 / GB   
 Number of hard drives 1 pc  1 pc  
 Miscellaneous
 Manufacturer warranty   1 year  
 Release year  2008  
 Links
 Product page http://www.sony-asia.com/product/hd-eg5 http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=470  
 Manual    
Warranty
Price 8,550-Rs 4,999-Rs