Amazon is selling the AcomData 500GB PureDrive USB 2.0 hard drive for only $75.99 shipped, originally priced at $106.99. This hard drive has “transfer rates up to 1.5 Gbps, almost twice as fast as FireWire 800.” Product page. Click here for first picture in gallery.
Turn the Drive on only when you need it and save electricity. Works on both Mac and PC right out of the box. The pureDrive dissipates heat so efficiently it doesn’t need a fan.