Summary: My connector broke for my external harddrive. So I ordered this to replace it. Not what is pictured. I received my product finally (after reciviing just the cables for it the first time) and first of all it is not exactly what is pictured.
please seagate stop bullying with software engines your customer just live it like old fashion drag drop and can be formatted li
30 January 2015
Summary: hard to setup seagtae i have freeagent wireless one from 3 years ago even you cant format i change folder . please seagate stop bullying with software engines your customer just live it like old fashion drag drop and can be formatted like 512mb flash card that much easy.
Summary: The drive stopped working 1 month after warranty and I lost all my information. Only thing you can do is send it in to Seagate for a couple hundred dollars to extract the data. I was very disappointed in Seagate's customer service.
Summary: The card interface that makes this an external hard drive gave out about a year after I bought it. I could still use the HDD, but had to take it out of its casing and connect it directly to the motherboard via SATA. A year after that, this hard drive gave out. Lost a bunch of data.
Summary: I bought this knowing that I would never use the 1 TB disk drive instead (saving that as a spare for a laptop). Come on Seagate wake-up !!! Nobody wants to use a high speed Thunderbolt with a 5400 RPM drive inside !!! It's embarrassing that your engineers even came up with this idea.
I detached the Thunderbolt cable and system running fine again. The reason the drive runs hot is ...
G. Emmett Thoreau "designer", Amazon
11 August 2014
Summary: Be warned: this drive runs hot, very hot compared to the alternatives. I have used it for 1.5 yrs now and it finally started giving my motherboard problems. This design of Thunderbolt gives the drive direct access to the CPU. My motherboard was not able to boot with the drive attached.