Reviews and Problems with Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive USM 500GB - 1TB (STBU - series)
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Seagate Backup Plus 1TB (STBU1000300) USB 3.0 Portable Storage Drive Review
17 September 2012
Conclusion: Well, as I’ve said in the transfer tests, for a drive that’s meant to be a media backup, it should be quickest of them all when it comes to uncompressed data copy. But the difference between this and another drive- keeping 98.39 GB Assorted movie folder test in mind- it takes 2 minutes more.
Conclusion: Just keep in mind that whichever drive you’re using to back up your files, there’s always a chance that your backup drive itself will fail, as well. Those who really need to make sure their data is protected should take advantage of one of the many free cloud-based storage solutions to back up their...
Pros: Fast performance, Flexible interface, including Thunderbolt option, Easy-to-use backup software, Interoperable between Macs and PCs, Available in four colors
Cons: Social-backup software has some crucial Facebook limitations, Drive shell looks like metal, but is really plastic
Excerpt: A hard drive is a hard drive is a hard drive. Unless you’re a deep study, the differences between competing portable storage drives seem minute, and few things influence purchasing decisions more than capacity and price.
Pros: Software makes it very easy to back up photos from Facebook and Flickr (Seagate says more services are on the way) with just a few clicks. Drive’s modular connector lets you swap interface types. Build is light, but case is solid enough to be tossed into a backpack. Price is right. 2-year warranty!
Cons: Disparity in software features between Mac and Windows. Only a difference between 500GB and 1TB, so there’s no reason to buy the lower-capacity drives. Seagate’s cloud storage service, which this drive can interact with, is pricey and seems unnecessary given the wealth of cloud-based options on t...
A speedy little portable hard drive with backup software that can save Facebook and Flickr photos
Good Gear Guide.au
31 March 2013
Summary: The Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive comes with software that can backup your Facebook and Flickr photos in addition to your computer's data. However, the implementation of that feature could be better and some other aspects of the software need to be worked on, too.
Pros: Quick performance, Easy to use, Changeable interface
Cons: The Dashboard software interface needs some work, Facebook and Flickr uploads failed, Flickr backups restricted to the 'large' photo size
Summary: Seagate has two capacities for the Indian market – 500GB priced at Rs 5,600 and 1TB priced at Rs 7,700. It’s expensive by a few hundred rupees than portable USB 3.0 hard drive by other brands, but the premium is quite justified by the useful backup software and the option to swap to FireWire 800 and...
Conclusion: This Seagate offers both the backwards compatibility of Firewire 800 and the future-proofing of Thunderbolt, without the need to spend the extra cash until such time as you need the extra functionality.
Excerpt: Seagate is the leading provider of hard drives and storage solutions and help people to share, store and protect their valuable digital data. The company offers a wide range of hard disc drives, solid state drives and solid state hybrid drives to its worldwide customer's base.
Conclusion: Dyski z rodziny Seagate Backup Plus to bardzo przydatne, szybkie i dobrze wykonane urządzenia. Również ich oprogramowanie jest bardzo użyteczne i pozwala praktycznie zapomnieć o konieczności samodzielnego wykonywania kopii bezpieczeństwa zdjęć i filmów.
Pros: bardzo dobra wydajność w trybie USB 3.0,, kompaktowe wymiary,, znakomite oprogramowanie Seagate Dashboard umożliwiające automatyczne i okresowe wykonywanie kopii bezpieczeństwa wybranych danych,, współpraca z serwisami społecznościowymi,, duża pojemność,, bezproblemowa współpraca z komputerami PC...
Cons: nienajlepsza jakość plastiku, z którego wykonana została obudowa dysku,, długi czas wykonywania pierwszej kopii automatycznie chronionych danych,, brak języka polskiego w oprogramowaniu Seagate Dashboard,, bardzo niewielka liczba obsługiwanych serwisów społecznościowych.