Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1000KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP
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ZIV drive is a USB portable data storage drive. The specifications are; the HDD size ranges from 6 Gigabytes, 10 Gigabytes, 15 Gigabytes and 20 Gigabytes. The interface is the USB or better known as the Universal Serial Bus. The dimensions are 118 millimeters by 72 millimeters by 11millimeters. The weight of the USB is 127 grams. The USB cable length is 900 millimeters. The data rate is up to 1.5 megabytes per second. The device looks stylish but it is very simple. It is in fact based on a 2.5 inches hard disc. The IDE connectors of the hard disc are linked with a tiny board with an IDE-USB adapter. A power supply connector is integrated into the IDE connector of the 2.5'' hard disc. In order to make the device as miniature as possible the developers used a Mini-Usb connector.
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The ZIV drive is a simple and convenient device. This is the most functional drive for carrying data from one computer to another The IDE-USB board is just inserted between two rows of IDE pins so that its contact plates coincide with the pins of the connector. If you want to mount a hard disc into this case it will be easy to do. Such an aluminum skin protects the disc from negative external factors. The data transfer rate begins at 977 KB per second and the transfer rate ends at 985 KB per second. The disc access time is 29.3 milliseconds. The CPU utilization is 7.81 percent. The ZIV nudges out its competitor. The speed suffices for listening to MP3 and watching MP4 movies because it is 11 minutes 1 second for a 1520 MB file. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ZIV Drive errors before installing any driver updates.