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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex USB3.0 / USB 2.0 (STAA-series)
6.4 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 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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Overall 4
4.0

Hard drive failing after 1 year of sporadic use

Nimajneb, Amazon
13 April 2014
  • Summary: Half of the drive is partitioned for PC and the other half for Mac. The Mac side keeps getting corrupted...like every 2 months. Fortunately Disk Utility has been able to fix it every time but I'm not optimistic. Time for a new back up drive.
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Overall 4
4.0

Awful compared to WD

Sundragon, Amazon
17 December 2013
  • Summary: I've had 2 WD drives - I buy a new drive every year and replace the oldest drive to prevent data loss. My WD Passport SE has had multiple Firmware updates, is a year older than this drive and performs considerably better on file transfer speeds.
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Overall 4
4.0

CLICK CLICK CLICK

Dan, Amazon
6 September 2012
  • Summary: So, this thing is pretty cool. It's bigger than I was expecting, and I hate that it has to have 2 things plugged in to function, but whatever. That's not why I'm writing this review.. Within a week of getting this, after backing up my entire 250gb internal to it, it started to CLICK.
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Overall 4
4.0

Drive reformatted itself to RAW & I lost everything!

Jess, Amazon
14 February 2012
  • Summary: This is an ultraportable HD that is quick and easy to use. That's the good part. I never tried their software that was origionally on the drive so I don't have any opinion on that. I've had this drive for about 15 months or so now.
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Overall 4
4.0

Seagate FreeAgent Goflex 750

CDT, Amazon
9 December 2011
  • Summary: The item was ordered to use with a Mac laptop. Had to reformat disk, removing all the software that came with it. Had been having some problems with the mac and another external HD and ordered this one to replace the other. Would not work with the mac. Never could unmount drive.
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Overall 4
4.0

USB Cord Disconnects too easily

Amazon Customer, Amazon
8 December 2011
  • Summary: The slightest jostle of my computer and the USB cord disconnects and I get an error message. It's very frustrating. This only happens to this drive and it happens in all USB inputs, so it's not my computer's fault, but the drive's. Again: It's very frustrating.
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Overall 4
4.0

Spontaneous Disconnect/Reconnect Problems

Amazon
30 September 2011
  • Summary: The drive performs well; I ran the HD Tune tests and was impressed with the drive performance, using the eSATA cable attachment with my Sony laptop. And, 1.5 TB in a small, portable, self-powered configuration is a really cool thing.
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