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Raidon Staray 5 Series Performance Review, Password Protected and Fingerprints

Generally, portable storage devices can be secured with a password to prevent Data migration in it into unauthorized hands. Well, this time Raidon Technology products (storage device manufacturers from Taiwan), a device that is more secure than other general devices. Because, in addition comes with password, this device also comes with a fingerprint systems. In essence, the storage devices will be divided into two areas: protected areas (X-Zone) and the public areas are open to anyone.

The earliest use of this storage requires to run application Initial & Management Tool from CD provided. The program will be “split” hard disk 2.5″ became general part (for public usage) and protection/X-Zone (for security usage). Furthermore, fingerprint recognition will be performed.

Users can also choose to use a password validation through. When the session process of this protection system completed, this storage will be used as usual without having to setup it again.

Data protection system via fingerprint or password on Raidon Staray S (S225-1S-B2 type) is actually suitable for those who often storing confidential data. At least your critical data will not be mixed with regular data. However, please bear in mind that the password you have entered. Because, if the fingerprint sensor does not respond correctly, this is the only password access to the X-Zone area.

Test Results

CrystalDiskMark 3.0.1
Sequential Read Sequential Write
21.9 MB/sec 15.5 MB/sec
ATTO Disk Benchmark (4k data)
42.1 MB/sec 35.3 MB/sec
ATTO Disk Benchmark (512k data)
19.4 MB/sec 14.5 MB/sec
Test Bed:
-CPU-Intel Core i3-2100 (3.1 GHz)
-Motherboard Asus P8P67 Pro
-Kingston HyperX DDR3-RAM PC3-12800 4 GB (2 x 2 GB)


interface USB 2.0
capacity 500 GB
access Keys None
Software backup/recovery None
weight 180 grams
guarantee 1 year
Website www.staray.com.tw
Price (range)* US $ 100 (500 GB)


Plus: simple menu structure, two protection systems; prices are quite affordable.

Minus: low performance; without a facility to reset password; only USB 2.0 connection.

Score Assessment
 - Performance: 3.25
 - Facilities: 4
 - Usage: 4.25
 - Price: 4
 - Total Score: 3.76

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