Verbatim Clon 320GB Hard Drive Enclosure Review is life, that’s right I said it and I meant it. We have become so reliant on our computers that when they crash a somewhat substantial portion of our lives is missing. Bank information accounting business transactions and contact can all be lost. Another portion is digital images we snap thousands of pictures a year and forget to back them up or print them so when our hard drives go down we lose precious memories. Verbatim knows its stuff when it comes to backing up data they have a huge array of choices in which to make the backup process as painless as possible. Today we will be checking out the extremely handy Verbatim Clon 320GB external Hard drive, let’s see how well it performs: Provided by: Verbatim

Price: $69.99

Closer Look:




Specifications and Features:

  • Pocket-sized for ultimate portability, about the size of a smart phone
  • Scuff resistant casing reduces fingerprints & scratches
  • Shock-resistant technology protects valuable data on the go
  • Easily copy & protect valuable memories and work – including music, videos and photos
  • USB powered for quick convenience
  • Additional data security with Nero BackItUp auto backup software included for peace of mind
  • Legendary 40-year Verbatim quality and reliability, backed by a 3 Year Limited Warranty
  • Rotational Speed – 5400 RPM
  • External Power – USB bus-powered
  • Interface – One USB Mini-B port
  • Data Transfer Rate – USB 2.0 High-Speed: 480 Mb/s (max), USB 1.1 Full Speed: 12 Mb/s
  • Unit Dimensions –  4.54 in. X 2.99 in. X 0.59 in.
  • Unit Weight –  4.87 oz


I will be using HD Tune in order to test the Verbatim Clon against the Thermaltake Black X with a 1TB hard drive. This test is more so to see if there are any major flaws and not so much to test performance against the drives.I will also be transferring 10,100, and 500MB files onto the drives and timing them.

USB – HDtune

Docking Staion


Thermaltake BlacX

Docking Station

Ave MB/s

59.5 MB/s

33 MB/s

Access Time

18.4 ms

16 ms

Burst Rate

137 MB/s

27.8 MB/s

CPU Usage



USB – File Transfer Speed

Docking Station


Thermaltake BlacX

Docking Station

10 MB

1 second

1 Second

100 MB

5 seconds

5 Seconds

500 MB

16 seconds

15 Seconds


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