DEAL – $80 For an Eco-Friendly 1 Terabyte Fantom GreenDrive

by Mike on May 3, 2010

Are you in need of a new external hard drive to back up all your images? If so, check out the 1-Terabyte Fantom GreenDrive over at It is just $79.99 after rebate, which is about 20-20% cheaper than most 1 Terabye external drives. It also ships free and carries a two-year warranty.

Owners seem to like it quite a big – there are 273 reviews on with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Full product description:

G-Force GreenDrive line of external USB and eSATA disk drives feature the latest advances in power saving technology and ROHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive) compliant materials and process. The G-Force Green Drive gives the consumer the ability to minimize his or her carbon footprint without sacrificing performance. Fantom Drives GreenDrive USB 2.0 Hard Drives are a power conscious step forward to provide maximum capacity and performance while reducing power consumption. The G-Force GreenDrive USB 2.0 Hard Drive family feature sturdy aluminum casing to provide maximum durability, fanless design for silent operation, and could be placed horizontally or stand vertically to allow maximum deskspace. Fantom Drives GreenDrives yield average drive power savings of 4-5 watts over competitors’ drives while maintaining solid performance. That power savings equates to reducing CO2 emission by up to 60 kilograms per drive per year – the equivalent of taking your car off the road for 14 days each year, and saving up to $14 per year in electricity costs depending on the power-on-hour.

Tech Specs

Type: External Hard Disk
Power Supply: 110/220 V (Universal Power Supply)
Form Factor: External Unit
Host Interface: eSATA\USB 2.0
Capacity: 1TB
Bus Transfer Rate (Maximum): 60 MB/S (USB), 300MB/S (eSATA)
OS Support: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS 10.2 or greater
Package Contents: GreenDrive eSATA\USB 2.0 Hard Drive, USB 2.0 Cable, Power Cord, User Manual
Warranty Information: Warranty Terms: 2-year limited
Product Dimensions: 7.75″ x 4.5″ x 1.375″
Product Weight: 2.4 lbs
Box Dimensions: 10.5″ x 9″ x 3 1/4″
Box Weight: 5 lbs
UPC: 749656139666

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