Model: Silicon Power 500GB Diamond D20 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
Manufacturer: Silicon Power
Provided By: Silicon Power

Silicon Power is a relatively new name in the storage industry. Founded in 2003 by a group of professionals specializing in international business, global marketing and technical engineering, the company has already established itself as one of Taiwan's top manufacturers. With an eye for attractive and versatile design, Silicon Power has built its brand around the concept that its customers deserve products that represent who they are in life and mirror their personality. The end result is a variety of uniquely designed storage products including USB flash drives, memory cards and solid-state drives (SSD).

Along with their flash based storage solutions, Silicon Power offers a growing number of portable hard drives. One of the latest additions to their product lineup is the Diamond D20. Available in 500GB and 1TB capacities, this lightweight, ultra-slim drive features a solid aluminum metal structure with a unique carbon-like texture and scratch resistant surface. The Diamond D20 is also equipped with a built-in LED status indicator and a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface which allows transfer speeds up to 10x faster than USB 2.0. To top it all off, the drive works with Silicon Power's SP Widget backup and security software and is covered by a 3-year warranty. 

  Silicon Power Diamond D20 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
General Specifications
Capacities 500GB, 1TB
Form Factor 2.5-inch
Interface USB 3.0/2.0
Transfer Speeds USB 3.0: up to 5Gb/s
USB 2.0: up to 480 Mb/s
Power Supply 5V DC supplied by USB

Operating Temperature 5°C to 55°C
Storage Temperature -40°C to 79°C

Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (L x W x H) 116.5 x 78 x 10.5 mm
Weight 135g

Other Features
USB powered
Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
Ultra slim and light-weight design for easy carrying
Solid aluminum metal structure and scratch resistant surface
Power saving sleep mode
LED indicates power on and data transmission
SP Widget software provides 7 major backup and security functions
3 year warranty

Needless to say, this is only a taste of what the Diamond D20 has to offer. To give you an idea of what to expect, we'll take a closer look at Silicon Power's new portable hard drive and then put it through its paces to see how well it performs. Is the Diamond D the best choice for the person on the go? Keep reading as we find out.

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