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

Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive USM 500GB - 1TB (STBU - series)

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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 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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