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HD710 Pro vs. HD710M Pro

The HD710 Pro and HD710M Pro are similar external hard disk drives. So, what are the main differences between these ADATA products?

You can find out in this comparison for the portable HDDs.

Quick Summary

The ADATA HD710 Pro comes in four capacity options (1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB and 5 TB) as well as four color options (Black, Blue, Red and Yellow).

In comparison, the ADATA HD710M Pro has two capacity options (1 TB and 2 TB) in addition to a single color option (Camouflage).

In terms of size, the HD710M Pro is slightly longer than the HD710 Pro when you compare the same capacities. Otherwise, the two have the same width, thickness and weight.

The two external hard drives are also identical when it comes to cable management, dust protection, water protection, shock protection, operating temperature range, system requirements and warranty coverage.

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HD710 Pro vs. HD710M Pro Comparison Chart

You can take a look at Seeking Tech’s comparison table for the HD710 Pro and HD710M Pro below.

 ADATA HD710 Pro External Hard DriveADATA HD710M Pro External Hard Drive
Capacity Options1 TB

2 TB

4 TB

5 TB
1 TB

2 TB
Color OptionsBlack

Blue

Red

Yellow
Camouflage
Model Numbers1 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CBK

2 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CBK

4 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-4TU31-CBK

5 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-5TU31-CBK

1 TB Blue HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CBL

2 TB Blue HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CBL

1 TB Red HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CRD

2 TB Red HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CRD

1 TB Yellow HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CYL

2 TB Yellow HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CYL
1 TB Camouflage HD710M Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710MP-1TU31-CCF

2 TB Camouflage HD710M Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710MP-2TU31-CCF
What’s in the BoxHD710 Pro External Hard Drive

USB 3.2 Gen1 Cable

Quick Start Guide
HD710M Pro External Hard Drive

USB 3.2 Gen1 Cable

Quick Start Guide
Dimensions1 TB and 2 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 133.3 mm x 98.5 mm x 21.5 mm

4 TB and 5 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 133.3 mm x 98.5 mm x 26.7 mm
1 TB and 2 TB HD710M Pro External Hard Drives: 133.5 mm x 98.5 mm x 21.5 mm
Weight1 TB and 2 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 270 g or 9.5 oz

4 TB and 5 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 390 g or 13.7 oz
1 TB and 2 TB HD710M Pro External Hard Drives: 270 g or 9.5 oz
InterfaceUSB 3.2 Gen 1USB 3.2 Gen 1
TexturesAnti-shock silicone

Plastic
Anti-shock silicone

Plastic
Cable Management?YesYes
Dust and Water ResistanceIP68IP68
Shock ResistanceUp to 1.5 meterUp to 1.5 meter
Shock Sensor Technology?YesYes
Operating Temperature Range 5 °C to 50 °C (or 41 °F to 121 °F) 5 °C to 50 °C (or 41 °F to 121 °F)
Operating VoltageDC 5V, 900 mACDC 5V, 900 mAC
System RequirementsWindows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10

Mac OS X 10.6 or later (reformatting required for use),

Linux Kernel 2.6 or later
Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10

Mac OS X 10.6 or later (reformatting required for use),

Linux Kernel 2.6 or later
Warranty3-year warranty3-year warranty
PricingCheck price on Amazon.Check price on Amazon.

Capacity Options

When it comes to capacities, the HD710 Pro External Hard Drive is the only model to offer 4 TB and 5 TB. Both products offer 1 TB and 2 TB options.

You can find a breakdown of the available capacities for both products below:

HD710 Pro External Hard Drive:

  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB
  • 4 TB
  • 5 TB

HD710M Pro External Hard Drive:

  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB

Color Options

The HD710 is available in four color variations while the HD710M is only available in one color variant.

You can find the available colors below:

HD710 Pro External Hard Drive:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Yellow

HD710M Pro External Hard Drive:

  • Camouflage

Model Numbers

You can also find the model number for each variation of both products below:

  • 1 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CBK
  • 2 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CBK
  • 4 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-4TU31-CBK
  • 5 TB Black HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-5TU31-CBK
  • 1 TB Blue HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CBL
  • 2 TB Blue HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CBL
  • 1 TB Red HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CRD
  • 2 TB Red HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CRD
  • 1 TB Yellow HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-1TU31-CYL
  • 2 TB Yellow HD710 Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710P-2TU31-CYL
  • 1 TB Camouflage HD710M Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710MP-1TU31-CCF
  • 2 TB Camouflage HD710M Pro External Hard Drive: AHD710MP-2TU31-CCF

What’s in the Box

In addition to the storage drive, both products come with a USB cable and quick starter guide.

You can find a breakdown of the contents below:

ADATA HD710 Pro:

  • HD710 Pro External Hard Drive
  • USB 3.2 Gen1 Cable
  • Quick Start Guide

ADATA HD710M Pro:

  • HD710M Pro External Hard Drive
  • USB 3.2 Gen1 Cable
  • Quick Start Guide

Dimensions

When it comes to the physical size, the 1 TB and 2 TB HD710 Pro are nearly identical to the 1 TB and 2 TB HD710M Pro as the latter are slightly longer in length.

The 4 TB and 5 TB HD710 Pro hard drives are thicker than the 1 TB and 2 TB capacities of the HD710 Pro and HD710M Pro.

You can find the measurements, which is displayed as Length x Width x Thickness, below:

  • 1 TB and 2 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 133.3 mm x 98.5 mm x 21.5 mm
  • 4 TB and 5 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 133.3 mm x 98.5 mm x 26.7 mm
  • 1 TB and 2 TB HD710M Pro External Hard Drives: 133.5 mm x 98.5 mm x 21.5 mm

Weight

The 1 TB and 2 TB versions of the HD710 Pro and HD710M Pro are also the same when it comes to weight.

The 4 TB and 5 TB versions of the HD710 Pro are heavier than the other capacities in this comparison guide.

  • 1 TB and 2 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 270 g or 9.5 oz
  • 4 TB and 5 TB HD710 Pro External Hard Drives: 390 g or 13.7 oz
  • 1 TB and 2 TB HD710M Pro External Hard Drives: 270 g or 9.5 oz

Interface

Both ADATA external hard drives use the USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface and are also backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

Textures

When it comes to textures, the two products are built with anti-shock silicone and plastic.

Cable Management

The HD710 Pro External Hard Drive and HD710M Pro External Hard Drive also feature a groove that will keep the USB cable locked into place on the side of the outer shell.

Dust and Water Resistance

The two external hard drives have been rated IP68.

In terms of dust resistance, the HD710 Pro and HD710M Pro is tight enough to prevent large quantity of dust particles from getting inside the outer case that may potentially causing harm to the hard disk drive. With that said, both products aren’t completely dust tight.

In terms of water resistance, the two external HDDs can withstand being dropped underwater at up to 2 meters in depth for a maximum of 1 hour. The two devices also feature a water-proofed covering to protect the USB connector.

Shock Resistance

The two hard drives in this versus showdown can also withstand shocks from a fall of up to 1.5 meter.

Shock Sensor Technology

Both devices also use shock sensors, which will send a red LED warning light signal. At the same time, the protection mechanisms of the HD710 Pro and HD710M Pro will work to protect the data on the hard disk drive.

Operating Temperature Range

The operating temperature ranges are identical for the two ADATA products at 5 °C to 50 °C (or 41 °F to 121 °F).

Operating Voltage

The operating voltage specs are the same as well at DC 5V, 900 mAC.

System Requirements

The two products have the following system requirements:

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later (reformatting required for use),
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 or later

Warranty

The ADATA HD710 Pro External Hard Drive and ADATA HD710M Pro External Hard Drive each comes with a 3-year warranty.

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