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Overview: The Monster Digital Overdrive 3.0-series external Solid State
Drive, or SSD, gives you high capacity storage of your digital files, and super
speed, in a strong, sleek design. The SSD provides 256 GB of capacity, ideal for
storing thousands of high resolution photos and Full HD video or for backing up
your computer's hard drive. It requires no
external power, as it operates on simple plug-in USB power. The Overdrive 3.0 SSD comes with a protective soft cloth storage pouch.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0: The Overdrive 3.0 SSD is compatible with USB 3.0 with a
sequential read speed of 250MB/s and a sequential write speed of 150MB/s. This
is about 4 times the speed of traditional external hard drives. The SSD comes with an integrated 6.5" long USB cable (with a Type A plug), making it easy to plug into
your computer. The cable tucks away into the slot around its perimeter with a
magnetic catch for the USB plug. The SSB is compatible with Windows (8, 7, Vista,
XP, and 2000), Mac (OS 10.2.8
or later), and Linux (Kernel 2.4.10 and later) Operating Systems,
and can be used with laptops, desktops, and ultrabooks without requiring a
Note: The SSD is also backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 devices.
Design: The Overdrive 3.0 SSD features a laser-etched
Stainless Steel enclosure. It has a small form factor (2-3/8" wide x 5" high x
3/8" thick and 3.7 ounces) making it easily transportable in a pocket or briefcase. Its rugged
external enclosure can withstand up to a 500g impact. A blue LED on the front keeps you aware
when data is being transferred.