Reviews and Problems with Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Drive Mac USB 3.0 (STCB2000900 / STCB3000900 / STCB4000202 / STCB3000800)
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Fastest external for small files, pretty finish.
Darrell L., Newegg
15 November 2012
Summary: -Do not use this drive unless you have USB 3.0 for certain!
Pros: The 3TB hard drive comes with formatted MAC with almost a gig of stuff, these are mostly promo videos and Seagate’s Dashboard Installer Software. It says you can backup your Youtube, Flickr and Facebook. Um... these are already spread across dozens of redundant servers around the world - I don’t think you need to back them up, just use the cloud, but whatever. I can’t imagine anyone that is into photography needing to hit any of those sites to get their photos.
Cons: Two year warranty a little better than minimum (vs 1 yr), but don’t get me started on the fake hard drive shortage, the wink and the nod between this new duopoly of Seagate and WD colluding to keep prices high and warranties short. Yes Seagate, you lose TWO FULL stars minimum for taking advantage customers “just because you can” & colluding to keep prices high under the guise of “floods in thailand” (though the only one of your several worldwide factories that was in ...