PERSONAL STORAGE DEVICES
PERSONAL STORAGE DEVICES OR PORTABLE STORAGE DEVICES (PSDs) TO BACKUP OUR DIGITAL INFORMATION THAT IS IN ON OUR COMPUTER'S STORAGE DISK
personal storage devices(PSDs) helps in better organization,manage,share,and protection of the digital content.
these devices allow you to to keep a back up of your important files,documents and other sensitive data. being portable,these also make information transfer easier to keep you on the go.
the new generation psds can be broadly classified into following categories:
1.optical storage devices.(CDs,DVDs,BLU-RAY DISCS)
2.magnetic hard disk driver(HDDs).(PORTABLE HARD DISK DRIVER)
3.solid state drives(SSDs).(FLASH DRIVES,PORTABLE SOLID STATE DRIVES)
there are various interfaces for a PSD to connect to the computer for transferring information.
various connectivity options available these days are usb2.0,usb 3.0,fire wire 400 or 800, or eSATA interface. usb 3.0 is the fastest interface till date offering a speed up to 5 GB/sec. the speed and efficiency of your PSD also depend on your system configuration.
buyers should keep theses factors in mind while buying PSDs.