ASUS Aura Sync Lighting Now To Appear On External HDDs

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅30.01.2019 18:10:13


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, personalised look with more than 16 million colour options and works with other Aura-enabled products, enabling gamers to create a system with synchronised 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 personalised 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 personalised settings with more than 16 million color options to suit users' individual styles. The lighting on ASUS FX HDD can also be synchronised 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. The 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 personalised password helps to keep files private and secure, and data compression increases the number of files that can be stored.


ASUS FX HDD will be available in the UK from Aria, Overclockers and other retailers. Estimated pricing is as follows but subject to change prior to release:

ASUS FX External HDD 2TB:- £94.99 (inc. V.A.T.)

ASUS FX External HDD 1TB:- £69.99 (inc. V.A.T.)

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