ASUS Announces FX HDD External Hard Drive

    The world’s first 2.5-inch external hard drive with Aura Sync RGB lighting




    TAIPEI, Taiwan, January 30, 2019 — ASUS today announced ASUS FX HDD, the world's first 2.5-inch external hard drive featuring Aura Sync RGB lighting technology, which provides a brilliant, personalized look with more than 16 million color options and works with other Aura-enabled products, enabling gamers to create a system with synchronized lighting harmony.

    Available in 1TB and 2TB capacities, ASUS FX HDD provides ample space for storing large files and data backups, and USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectivity ensures fast data transfers. Optional 256-bit AES encryption lets users easily protect private data and access it with a personalized password. Additionally, ASUS engineers performed stringent 24/7 stress testing on the hard drive to ensure reliability and data integrity.

    The world’s first 2.5-inch external hard drive with Aura Sync lighting

    ASUS FX HDD is the world's first 2.5-inch external hard drive with Aura Sync RGB lighting. This exclusive lighting technology offers personalized settings with more than 16 million color options to suit users' individual styles. The lighting on ASUS FX HDD can also be synchronized with other Aura Sync-enabled components and peripherals for a brilliant setup.
    Built for gamers and gaming enthusiasts, ASUS FX HDD hard drive has a futuristic design that stands apart from other hard drives. Its textured finished adds an extra stylish flair, while also providing a better grip to avoid accidental drops and preventing fingerprint smudges.

    USB 3.1 Gen 1 support

    ASUS FX HDD features USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectivity, which enables fast data-transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps and is 10-times faster than USB 2.0. This increased speed significantly reduces file transfer and backup times, so users spend less time waiting for tasks to complete.

    Full backup solution

    In addition to protecting users' precious data from threats of viruses and ransomware, ASUS FX HDD comes with software that provides a complete and easy-to-use backup solution, including automatic scheduling of PC data backups as well as social media, cloud storage and wireless mobile data backups. Optional 256-bit AES encryption with a personalized password helps to keep files private and secure, and data compression increases the number of files that can be stored.