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.
Summary: Holy Sweet Lord in Heaven! This thing sucks!!! Now I've used Seagate before, and generally speaking (as long as you don't drop it) they make pretty good external hard drives. But they dropped the ball with this one.
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.
Summary: Just bought this thing - plugged it in, installed the software for mac, rebooted my computer and it acts as if nothing was done. I suggest save yourself the sometime and get something else. Will be returning this expensive brick tomorrow.
Summary: I have had this drive for somewhere between a year or two. This drive never gave any trouble and worked properly the whole time. One day I went to plug it into my computer and it refuses to be recognized. It will no longer turn on.