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Seagate GoFlex

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Overall 9
Design 8
Value for money 8
Features 9
Performance 9

Seagate GoFlex Satellite - Wireless Media Streamer in your Pocket

Hardware Zone
11 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The Seagate GoFlex Satellite is a portable wireless hard drive that lets you enjoy your media library while on the move with your mobile devices by wirelessly streaming your music, movies, photos and even documents whenever you require them.
  • Pros: Easy to setup and use, Can stream simultaneously up to 8 devices, Acts a Wi-Fi bridge
  • Cons: Requires third-party player to play more video formats, Battery life is decent, but could be better, Expensive
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Overall 8

Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter Review

17 April 2012
  • Conclusion: It’s fast enough that you’ll be upset when you move files to drives connected via USB 2.0 and FireWire. But that speed comes at a steep price.
  • Pros: Wicked fast.
  • Cons: Wicked expensive.
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Overall 7

Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt adapter

16 March 2012
  • Excerpt: The Good Faster than FireWire 800 Much faster than USB 2.0 Cheapest route to external Thunderbolt drive Acceptable price Bus powered for portability Compatible with all SATA 2.5" HDDs The Bad Not significantly faster than FireWire 800 One Thunderbolt port, no daisy-chaining Still must buy Thunderbolt cable Not as fast as dual-HDD RAID setups (but admittedly cheaper) Seagate has continued to expand its GoFlex hard drive system, which features interchangeable interfaces...
  • Pros: Faster than FireWire 800, Much faster than USB 2.0, Cheapest route to external Thunderbolt drive, Acceptable price, Bus powered for portability, Compatible with all SATA 2.5" HDDs
  • Cons: Not significantly faster than FireWire 800, One Thunderbolt port, no daisy-chaining, Still must buy Thunderbolt cable, Not as fast as dual-HDD RAID setups (but admittedly cheaper)
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Overall 7

Seagate GoFlex Satellite

2 March 2012
  • Summary: Seagate GoFlex Satellite is a great companion to your tablets and smartphones which have a limited storage capacity. However, pricing of Rs. 11,500 is still quite high for what is essentially a 500 GB capacity drive - we'd advise you wait till prices drop to sensible levels.
  • Pros: Easy to configure, Sufficient battery life, Easy-to-use app
  • Cons: Drive heats up inside a bag, On a desktop, content is downloaded and not streamed
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Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter Review

The Gadgeteer
17 February 2012
  • Excerpt: I reviewed a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-Portable Drive and eSATA Upgrade Cable  a while ago (see related posts for a link to the review), and I’ve been using the drive since.  I replaced my Dell computer with a MacBook since that review, so I can no longer use the eSATA cable with the external disk.  That’s no problem, though.
  • Pros: Faster transfers than either USB 2.0 or Firewire 800, Works with either the 22mm or 14.5mm Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex disks, Faster backups mean I'm more likely to do backups
  • Cons: Doesn't come with a Thunderbolt cable
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Overall 7

Seagate GoFlex Turbo

6 February 2012
  • Excerpt: The Seagate GoFlex Turbo is an external hard drive that makes use of the fastest USB 3.0 connectivity, which is still rare these days. It has a rugged design and a solid selection of utilities to make using this drive as easy as possible. The only downside is the price, which is a little high for only 500GB of storage.
  • Pros: Slim, robust design, Handy set of applications, USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800 connectivity
  • Cons: Slightly overpriced, Below average data speeds
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Seagate GoFlex Desk 4TB USB 3.0 Hard Drive

big bruin
11 January 2012
  • Summary: The GoFlex Desk 4TB USB 3.0 hard drive delivers exactly what we've come to expect from Seagate. The massive capacity could probably store your entire music, movie, and picture collections with room to spare - and with the USB 3.0 interface it can transfer it with lightening speed. The included software is more of a basic solution, similar to Microsoft Backup. If you want something a bit more robust you'll have to pony up $50 or find another third-party solution.
  • Pros: » Good performance, » 4TB of storage in one fairly compact device, » PC and Mac compatible - without having to download software, » "Universal" dock works with most SATA drives, » USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Cons: » All 4TB of your data is counting on the survival of just one drive, » Price/availability may be impacted due to current hard drive shortage
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Seagate GoFlex Desk 4TB

Everything USB
21 December 2011
  • Summary: The Seagate's USB 3.0 hard drive is the one to buy if you're into space monoliths, speed and cross-platform compatibility. Not that there's any 4TB competition at the moment...
  • Pros: Sleek monolithic design, Passively convection cooled, Excellent R/W speeds for a HDD, 7,200 RPM, USB 3.0/2.0 compatible, Can be converted for FireWire 400/800, Real-time backups monitor for changes
  • Cons: 2-year warranty, Lacks a power button, Not designed for horizontal placement, Software incompatible with ASmedia-based USB 3.0 controllers
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Hard Drives, Your Way

Gear Patrol
17 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Choosing a hard drive typically requires two decisions: storage-size and connectivity. Problem is, when it comes to connectivity options things are a mess. Your current options: USB, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800 don’t necessarily make it easy to choose a hard drive to buy that fits your current needs and promise compatibility as you upgrade your computer.
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Seagate GoFlex Desk review

29 November 2011
  • Summary: The Seagate GoFlex Desk gives you a lot of storage space and lets you connect to the port of your choice. Sure, it attracts blotches and marks, and its connectors require some strength to remove, but those are small quibbles for what otherwise is a great entry into the external hard drive market.
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