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Seagate GoFlex
6.4 out of 10

Seagate GoFlex

Seagate GoFlex The Seagate GoFlex is a portable hard drive Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate GoFlex

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Overall 4
4.0

please seagate stop bullying with software engines your customer just live it like old fashion drag drop and can be formatted li

Mustangy, Amazon
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.
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Overall 4
4.0

disappointing

Robert Schulzetenberg, Amazon
13 December 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 4
4.0

Would not recommend.

J. Finol "Finol", Amazon
8 November 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 4
4.0

I didn't like it...but then I redesigned it !!!

Mark "Flyfisher", Amazon
28 August 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 4
4.0

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.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wouldn't recommend this for ease of use

DAVID L. EWING, Amazon
25 June 2014
  • Summary: Software limits usefulness Didnt want that crap and limits my desire to buy another Seagate product I want drag and drop not manufacturer limits
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Overall 4
4.0

Lacks built-in Interface

John Randolph, Amazon
8 January 2014
  • Summary: I was looking for a easily portable external drive. At first look, this appeared to be a very compact unit, but as it turned out both the USB and Firewire interfaces were external to the drive and it was necessary to carry both the drive and the interfaces.
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Overall 4
4.0

Seagate GoFlex, Never Happy with my Mac, now it is dead at only 2.5 years old.

GB, Amazon
27 November 2013
  • Summary: This Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-Portable 1TB External hard drive was never happy with my Mac Powerbook. On first startup after attachment (used FireWire) it is fine but it never figured out how to "sleep" without starting to generate continuous error messages after "awakening".
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Overall 4
4.0

didn't last long

b02, Amazon
19 November 2013
  • Summary: hard drive only lasted about 1.5 years and died. tried to reformat it in case it had bad files but that didn't help.
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Overall 4
4.0

Get the newer one instead

Citizen John, Amazon
17 November 2013
  • Summary: The smaller Seagate 1 TB units are far better. Get one of those rather than this one. Also, this one although much larger, runs hotter.
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