The Iomega Prestige 500GB External Hard Drive is an easy-to-use, affordable, and energy-efficient desktop storage solution. Featuring a stylish and durable aluminum design, plug-and-play functionality, and a secure EMC Retrospect Express software license for easy file backup, the Prestige is the easy way to store your photos, videos, and music, and to protect your important computer files.
The included stand lets you place the Prestige both vertically and horizontally. View larger.
Plug-and-Play Simplicity and 500 GB Storage Capacity
With a 7200 RPM spindle speed and 8 MB or more cache, you'll have quick access to your data. View larger.
The Iomega Prestige uses a USB 2.0 interface for fast data transfers with universal compatibility. The USB 2.0 interface allows for plug-and-play simplicity with a data transfer rate of up to 480 Mbps. Additionally, the drive is already preformatted NTFS, so you don't have to waste time formatting to use it.
The Prestige features a drive with 7200 RPM spindle speed and an 8MB or higher cache buffer. This provides performance that results in fast access speeds and low latency.
And with 500GB of storage capacity, the Prestige gives you the ability to store up to 2 million photos, over 9,000 hours of music, or 750 hours of video.
Stylish Aluminum Case
The Prestige has durable aluminum construction with a brushed-metal finish that will stylishly complement your desktop or workstation. An included stand gives you the option of either placing the drive horizontally or vertically.
Not only does the aluminum design look good, it also works to dissipate heat, allowing the drive to run cooler and quieter.
Backup Software Included
A license for EMC's Retrospect Express software is included (software is available via download), allowing for easy file backup that keeps your data safe. Also included is free MozyHome Online Backup, which provides 2GB of online data storage.
Compatible with Macs and PCs
Whether you have a Mac or PC, the Prestige will do the job. The drive requires a PC with Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional or Windows 2000 Professional, and a Pentium II class processor with 256MB RAM and a USB 2.0 connection, or a Mac (PowerPC or Intel) with OS X 10.3 or above with a USB 2.0 port.
The Iomega Prestige 500 GB External Hard Drive is powered by an Energy Star qualified adapter and is backed by a one-year warranty.
What's in the Box
Iomega Desktop Hard Drive, Connection Cable, Power Adapter Cable, Quick Install Guide, HTML User Manual and Help Files, Backup software license included, software via download (PC only).
The stylish aluminum enclosure complements your desktop.
The Iomega Prestige Desktop Hard Drive USB 2.0 provides a simple and affordable solution for all your storage needs. Ideal for adding capacity to your system, this stylish drive offers a sturdy aluminum construction and included stand. Available in 500GB, 1TB, 1.5TB and 2TB capacities, it’s the easiest way to save photos, music, videos and more. It includes Iomega Protection Suite software with Iomega v.Clone, Trend Micro Internet Security (1 year subscription), Iomega QuikProtect, EMC Retrospect, and MozyHome Online Backup service. v.Clone software lets you take your PC virtually anywhere including files, settings, and applications.