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Seagate ST906403FGD2E1

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Overall 2

"It looks good and costs very little but not reliable."

Steve_Smiths, CNET
11 November 2013
  • Pros: Low cost per GB Convenient size for portability
  • Cons: Slow and unreliable
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Overall 1


TeamCamaroZ28, CNET
19 October 2011
  • Pros: Large hard drive capacity.
  • Cons: 1st one crashed after 2 days.It was replaced.This one will not stop running even with PC turned off.PC has to be left on and in sleep mode for it to stop running.I called seagate.They said it is a on going issue.They sent me a new base and the problem sti
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Overall 1

"Seagate is a Ripoff"

brandonmaui0000, CNET
22 August 2011
Overall 4

"Failed without warning after 14 months of minimal use."

jlarki1, CNET
4 April 2011
  • Pros: Can't think of any right now.
  • Cons: The Returns process is very frustrating.This failure seems to be common so Seagate makes it as difficult as possible to return the item.
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Overall 8

"Will not sync between Windows XP and Windows Vista"

annamarin, CNET
25 March 2011
  • Pros: This is an outstanding external drive and simple to use. .
  • Cons: Would rate is 5 stars, but Sync will not work between computers using Windows XP and Windows Vista. I needed to copy my files manually using Explorer
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Overall 3

"Satisfied with performance until it failed after 1.5 yr"

drahcir777, CNET
11 March 2011
  • Pros: Reasonably fast, good price, handy
  • Cons: Failed prematurely 5 year warranty will not cover recovery of data lost on a failed, under warranty drive.
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Overall 2

"worked well , until it didnt!"

keelyinla, CNET
5 November 2010
  • Pros: nice, small, did the job
  • Cons: data became inaccessible after about 1 year of daily use; seems to be filing system failure, rather than hardware; i WAS able to get all data off, after $130 purchase of Seagate recovery application!
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Overall 2

"FreeAgent Go - 500 GB"

bipinsahal, CNET
24 September 2010
Overall 2

"Diied after 6 months. Seagate support is non-existent."

cishart, CNET
2 September 2010
  • Pros: Simple to use backup software. Small and very convenient to carry.
  • Cons: The unit died after 6 months. Seagate's support is abysmal.
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Overall 2

"Can't use it without Seagate's custom software"

tomfool, CNET
1 August 2010
  • Pros: Cheap, portable
  • Cons: I just want a disk drive that works like any other. Seagate insists on running their own custom POS software everytime I open the drive. At the very least they could give me the option of getting rid of their crap.
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