Model: Silicon Power 750GB Stream S10 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 Stream S10. Available in capacities ranging from 320GB up to 1TB, this lightweight drive sports a simple curvaceous design as well as an eye catching, metallic paint job with a fingerprint free finish. The Stream S10 also features 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 comes with a carrying case, Silicon Power's SP Widget backup and security software, and is also covered by a 3-year warranty.

  Silicon Power Stream S10 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
General Specifications
Capacities 320GB, 500GB, 640GB, 750GB, 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 70°C

Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (L x W x H) 134.2 x 78.8 x 17.7 mm
Weight 145g

Other Features
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant
Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
Simple curvaceous design
Artistry paint treatment, fingerprint free
Power saving sleep mode
SP Widget software provides 7 major backup and security functions
LED indicates power on and data transmission
Carry bag
3 year warranty

With specs and features like this, it's hard not to be impressed by the Stream S10. However, as you all know by now, we're not ones to take things at face value. In this review, we'll take a closer look at Silicon Power's portable hard drive and then put it through its paces to see how well it performs. Does the Stream S10 have what it takes? Keep reading as we find out.

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