Fantom Drives Green Drive 2TB external hard drive, now $189
MacMall.com is currently offering the Fantom Drives Green Drive 2TB external hard drive (model no. GD2000Q) for $229.99. That's already $50 off the list price of $279.95, and until 2/28/10 save an additional $40 with the available mail-in-rebate offers that drop the price again to $189.99, which is around $100 less than we were able to find for this particular model anywhere else. Shipping rates start at about $10 and vary by your location and method of delivery. Sales tax applies for residents of California, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
The Fantom Drives Green Drive 2TB external hard drive gets mixed reviews by current owners at MacMall.com, some claiming that it is easy to use and they haven't had any problems, others say they have had nothing but problems with this drive. An external drive that comes with much better ratings is the Western Digital Elements 1.5TB external hard drive, which was $139.99, but has been dropped to $129.99 at Newegg.com. BHPhotoVideo.com has the Seagate 2TB expansion external hard drive for $180 with around $10 for shipping. Another low cost 2TB external hard drive is the Western Digital My Book Essential, now $179.95 with FREE shipping from PCConnectionExpress.com.
The Fantom GreenDrive features the latest advnaces in power saving technology and it is compliant with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive. This external hard drive has 2TB of storage space for files, music, movies, games and more with transfer rates of up to 60MB/S via the USB 2.0 interface. Other connectivity options include eSATA, FIrewire 800 and Firewire 400. It is powered by an included 110/220 V universal power supply and is compatible with Mac (OS 10.2 +) and Windows (2000 +). Included is a two year warranty from Fantom. Dimensions: 7.75" x 4.5" x 1.37"; weight 2.4lbs.