Given the compact design, which manages to accommodate not just a 2.5” 1TB hard drive but also a battery supporting up to 6 hours run time, we feel the Patriot Aero is a sound investment. Particularly given a standard external 1TB USB 3.0 drive is priced around $80 - $110. The wireless support and mobile apps make the Aero an ideal solution for avid media buffs, whether it be for work, travel or just relaxing with friends on a weekend.
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