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Seagate GoFlex

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Overall 8
8.0

Very flexible: Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 3TB USB 3.0 review

APC
2 July 2012
  • Excerpt: The FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 3TB USB 3.0 is the desktop variant of the GoFlex Ultra-portable and it boasts the same GoFlex technology: the base of the drive can be detached and replaced with one that supports eSATA FireWire or Thunderbolt. None of those will likely improve the performance of the drive although they may make it more compatible with some systems especially Apple Macs and certain NAS devices and PCs that support eSATA but not USB 3.0.
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Overall 9
8.5
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 8
7.5
Features 9
9.0
Performance 9
8.5

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
8.0

Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter Review

Maclife
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
7.0

Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt adapter

MacNN
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
7.0

Seagate GoFlex Satellite 500GB Review

thinkdigit.com
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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Overall 7
7.0

Seagate GoFlex Turbo

TechReviewSource.com
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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Overall 7
7.0

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Review

thinkdigit.com
14 November 2011
  • Summary: If you are out in the market to look for the highest capacity portable drive, Seagate GoFlex Ultraportable is right up your alley. But the high capacity comes at a price of around Rs.8.94 per GB which is comparatively higher than WD My Passport Essential SE and ADATA Classic CH11. But its performance is better than both of its competitors and you also get the option to use USB 3.0, eSATA and FireWire ports if you have them on your motherboard.
  • Pros: Very high capacity for a portable drive, Ability to change GoFlex adapter to FireWire or eSATA ports
  • Cons: High price
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Overall 7
7.0

Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage (500GB)

PC Magazine
24 September 2011
  • Conclusion: The Seagate GoFlex Satellite fulfills a need that all iPad/iPhone power users need: more storage. Take all your photos, videos, and music with you without having to first load them on any device you have that can play media and surf the Web. The 500GB is a lot of space, but you'll have to be patient to use it sometimes.
  • Pros: Huge storage vat for the iPad/iPhone. Wireless. Works with other Wi-Fi devices. GoFlex connector compatible.
  • Cons: UI needs work. No shuffle on music playback. Needs case. No connection to the Internet while drive is in use.
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Overall 7
7.0

Seagate GoFlex Ultra-portable Drive for Mac (1.5TB)

PC Magazine
24 September 2011
  • Conclusion: Interchangeable interfaces and a huge capacity put the Seagate GoFlex Ultra-portable Drive for Mac up as one of the front-runners in the external hard drive space. This drive is future-proofed with a humungous capacity.
  • Pros: Mac formatted. Mac-oriented design. FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 cables included. Modular interface cable. 3-year warranty. Huge 1.5TB capacity.
  • Cons: USB 3.0 not included. Little thicker than other drives. Only available in silver. Interface cables are easy to lose.
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Overall 8
8.0

Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter

PC Magazine
23 September 2011
  • Conclusion: If you're a Mac user who has bought a portable Seagate GoFlex and need absolute speed, the GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter is the sled you want.
  • Pros: Changes any Seagate GoFlex portable drive into a Thunderbolt-equipped drive. Fast throughput numbers. Not too expensive.
  • Cons: Still requires you to purchase separate (and expensive) Thunderbolt cable. Locked into GoFlex infrastructure. Only one Thunderbolt port.
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