Popular Taiwanese computer peripheral maker Silicon Power has launched its Diamond D10 and Diamond 5 series external hard drives. Available in scratch resistant casings these models have Superspeed 3.0 USB interface which is claimed to be three times faster than USB 2.0 data transfers. 1 TB, 750GB and 500GB models are priced at Rs, 6500, Rs, 5300 and Rs 4000 respectively.
D5 series has a metallic brushed finish whereas the D10 sports a stereoscopic effect with a chequered pattern. Both devices are powered by USB and do not require external power supply. The 1 TB model is 16.6mm thick and weighs 205 grams.
The 500 GB and 750GB hard drives are 13.6mm thick and weigh 155 grams. Talking about software, the drives are equipped with SP Widget Toolkit that allows the user to utilize password protection functions for the entire hard drive or specific folders. D10 series offers pink and blue color options, while D5 is available in ash grey. All devices come with a three year warranty.