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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex USB3.0 / USB 2.0 (STAA-series)
6.5 out of 10

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex USB3.0 / USB 2.0 (STAA-series)

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex USB3.0 / USB 2.0 (STAA-series)

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Overall 2
2.0

No more seagate for me.

eric brown "N/A", Amazon
2 April 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Quiet data corruption. Seagate failed me twice.

Ilya Kantor, Amazon
23 October 2014
  • Summary: My unit started to die before warranty ended. SMART test failed. Seagate sent me the replacement (a newer model btw, not this one). The replacement drive worked for half-year then started to die too. The data became corrupted. When I was copying the data, it did not give an error.
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Overall 2
2.0

It was quite painful.

Sweta Saxena, Amazon
22 October 2014
  • Summary: I had bought it for my sister. The hard drive broke down within no time. She had to contact Seagate directly and get that fixed. It was quite painful.
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Overall 10
10

Great for multiple clone backups

Gigi, Amazon
18 July 2014
  • Summary: I prefer periodically cloning my whole computer rather than only doing normal backups. You can copy any or all files or when you get the deadly blue screen you can restore the entire OS. I have several of these drives to rotate my backups. Backup or be sorry!
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Overall 8
8.0

this was a great price for the time I bought it

Justin J. Wilson "Justin Wilson", Amazon
15 July 2014
  • Summary: I use this for Time Machine, with two partitions, so I can store files separate from the backups. Built to last, it's fast, quiet and hasn't failed me yet. Only downside for me is the need of a power cord (meaning I can't use it on the go).
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Overall 2
2.0

Hate it

Amy, Amazon
9 June 2014
  • Summary: I can't even get the stupid thing to show on my desktop or in my computer anywhere! Any online tech support I can find to read has instructions that prompt me from when I find the item in my control panel--ummm it doesn't show up.
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Overall 2
2.0

bad product

Keyur Patel, Amazon
28 May 2014
  • Summary: always disconnects and the cable is not very useful. I called up seagate and they provided another cable for 10$ but didnt make any difference.
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Overall 4
4.0

Misleading Title of This Product

Moaz Bambi, Amazon
22 May 2014
  • Summary: I've bought this product a while back, and I've used it primarily for backup. Today, I wanted to backup 320GB of data. I started backing up, and due to the big bulk of data I'm backing up, I started noting the data transfer speed! These are USB 2.0 speeds not 3.0.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don'y waste your money...

Harlan McClean, Amazon
20 May 2014
  • Summary: After 3 months the unit stopped mounting on the computer. All my files and music are now unrecoverable! Thank God for the Cloud.
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Overall 4
4.0

Died after two years of gentle use

Gregory C. Schmidt, Amazon
29 April 2014
  • Summary: I suppose some of you might think that getting two years out of a hard drive is good. Well, I don't, especially considering it was never dropped, abused, or mishandled. It fact this was just sitting on a shelf when I needed to move some files...
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