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Comparison review of Data copy king and Ninja The comparison table will help the potential customer to compare and make a choice with one single sight between Data copy king and Ninja duplicator. Data copy king Ninja Review results General Picture Time to market 2010 N/A Price 1,998USD 1,590 USD Drive connectivity One to one One to one Potable design Stand-alone/potable Option Drive capacity supported TB-level hard drives( up to 131072TB) Mostly target to small capacity hard drives Drive supported IDE/SATA RAID/external hard drive / SSD / flash storage media (USB, SD, CF, memory stick etc) with optional adaptor IDE/SATA Duplication functions Coping rate 6.0GB/min 4GB/min Test, wipe repair functions Erasing transfer rate 6.6GB/min 2-5 GB/min Data wiping Yes ⑧ Optional(charge $700 to forensic version with hdd test) HDD test Yes Optional (charge $400 to ninja kaze together with data wiping) Test without altering HDD data Yes No Control the imaging process ⑤ Yes Yes Data recovery functions Bad sector repair ① Yes No Clicking noises handling ② Yes No Physical read-only Yes Yes Forensic functions Access to HPA and doc hidden area Yes Yes Smart drive reset/reboot ④ Yes N/A⑨ Backdoor design ⑩ No N/A verification CRC32 /SHA-256 CRC Data erasing standard Yes with DoD--5220.22-M/PRC-- BMB21-2007⑥ No DD image Available in upgrade No MD5 hash calculation Available in upgrade No Log auto generation Yes Yes Log export and print Yes No Others Touch Screen User Interface Yes Yes User authority⑦ three-level password No Language English (Customized to other languages) Only English Upgradable free lifelong software upgrade No Technique support Free lifelong support Limited free support Warranty One year with 3 year optional N/A NOTE: Words in green refers to the distinguishing features of DCK ① Traditional disk imaging tools and methods are designed to deal with intact hard drives, not the unstable ones with bad sectors that are your stock-in-trade. Bad sector handling is capable of the patient Drives with stop responding, disks degrade or fail under intensive reading, valuable files remain locked in bad sectors. ② Hard drive suffered clicking noises, only if the patient drive is still recognized in the bios, Data copy king is able to clone 300% more data than other data image tools from the patient drive ③ Data loss due to accidental deletion, accidental format, file corruption, software bugs, file system corruption, viruses, etc ④ Automatically resets/reboots drives that become unresponsive to continue imaging process ⑤ Stop or continue the imaging process as you need ⑥ DOD—Department of Defense PRC--the People's Republic of China ⑦ Three-level user password setting to secure the confidential data ⑧ YES – available ⑨ N/A—NOT Available ⑩ A backdoor in a computer system (or cryptosystem or algorithm) is a method of bypassing normal authentication, securing remote access to a computer, obtaining access to plaintext, and so on, while attempting to remain undetected. The backdoor may take the form of an installed program (e.g., Back Orifice), or could be a modification to an existing program or hardware device. Info provided in the review comes from following two websites: SalvationDATA Technology http://www.salvationdata.com/data-recovery-equipment/data-copy-king.htm Ninja http://www.hdd.ji2.com/products/ninja.html