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Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive USM 500GB - 1TB (STBU - series)
8.2 out of 10

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

Hardware BBQ
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.
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Seagate Backup Plus Portable

Wired
3 August 2012
  • 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...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Naaptol
21 February 2013
  • 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.
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Overall 7
7.0

Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive Review

Tech2
20 August 2012
  • 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...
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Overall 7
7.0

A speedy little portable hard drive with backup software that can save Facebook and Flickr photos

Good Gear Guide.au
10 March 2012
  • Conclusion: 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
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Overall 9
8.7
Value for money 8
8.0
Performance 9
9.0
Build quality 8
8.0

Seagate Backup Plus 500GB

Tweak.dk
13 April 2013
  • Summary: Er Seagates Backup Plus 500GB så noget ved? Ja, det er den. Det er en meget velfungerende og lækker ekstern harddisk, der fint lever op til såvel mine som sine egne forventninger. Med skrive og læsehastigheder på 117 MB/s er overførsel af selv store filer, en smal sag.
  • Pros: • Mulighed for flere interfaces, • Hastighed, • Design
  • Cons: • Lavet i plastic, • Ingen stødabsorbering
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Overall 8
8.1

Test: Seagate Backup Plus 1TB (STBU1000200) (Externe Festplatte 2,5 Zoll)

CHIP Online
21 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Fazit: Im Test zeigt die Seagate Backup Plus 1TB keine Schwächen, aber auch keine herausragenden Leistungen. Dafür ist ihr Preis pro GByte von 7 Cent sehr günstig. Und mit einem optionalen Adapter für rund 40 Euro Aufpreis wird die USB-3.0-Platte zum Firewire- oder Thunderbolt-Datenträger.
  • Pros: Sehr gutes Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis, Gute Mobilität, Optionales Upgrade
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Overall 8
8.4

Test: Seagate Backup Plus STBU500203 500GB (Externe Festplatte 2,5 Zoll)

CHIP Online
9 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Fazit: Mit der Kombi aus hochwertigem Kunststoff und Aluminium in diversen Farbvarianten bietet die Seagate Backup Plus ein interessantes Design - dabei verliert sie das Wesentliche nicht aus dem Auge: Die Performance im Test ist gut (rund 83 MByte/s), die Ausstattung ansehnlich (USM-Adapter für...
  • Pros: Interessantes Design, Gute Performance, Überzeugende Hard- und Software-Ausstattung
  • Cons: Ziemlich schwer
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Overall 9
8.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Speed performance 8
8.0

Seagate Backup Plus Portable STBU500201 – für spontane Backups

festplattentest.de
2 March 2013
  • Summary: Die Seagate Backup Plus Portable kommt mit einer vorinstallierten Software, mit der sich spontane – und geplante – Datensicherungen ganz einfach (und dank USB 3.0 sehr schnell) durchführen lassen.
  • Pros: arbeitet schnell und zuverlässig, sehr gute Verarbeitung, leiser Betrieb, erweiterbar auf Thunderbolt
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Speed performance 10
10

Seagate Backup Plus Portable STBU1000201 Externe Festplatte – Die Super-Festplatte

festplattentest.de
2 March 2013
  • Summary: Die Backup Plus Portable von Seagate kommt mit großem Speichervolumen (1 TB) in kompaktem Design – und dazu ist sie die erste Festplatte, die sich mit Integration der sozialen Netzwerke, wie etwa Facebook und YouTube, präsentiert.
  • Pros: komaptibel zu WIN und Mac, USB 3.0, schnell und handlich, hochwertige Verarbeitung
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