This product died on me after exactly one year and 13 days of ownership of note: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. We have a history of reliability, with products designed to meet the highest durability standards. I am glad that I did not store any vital data on my Gigabank. It crashed a few days ago and the data could not be recovered. I have all the minimal essential requirements necessary including a USB 2. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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It would get very hot during data transfers.

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Fortunately by this time, I was in the habit of backing up the entire drive after every use before it totally died on me.

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If value and capacity are more important than transfer rates and durability, then this is a solid choice. There was a problem loading comments right now. I work in the IT industry and am familiar with the use of and handling of PC hardware and accessories. I had no warning, no errors, no odd behavior leading up to the day it gave up the ghost.

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Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Repairing computers is my livlihood. The swing design for the USB adaptor started to break within a few weeks.

It crashed a few days ago and gigaank data could not be recovered. Take better photos with your smartphone. Top rated Most recent Top rated.

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