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Seagate BlackArmor NAS 220 -series

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Overall 8

Just what I needed

bob, Amazon
19 November 2010
  • Summary: I researched the available products for an NAS and after reviewing features and especially user comments I went with the NAS220. I have not been disappointed. It worked right out of the box and within the first half hour of working with it I copied several GB of picture files to it from a a Win 7 laptop. The back-up software is excellent although it takes a little bit of time to get use to because it is a commercial product vs strictly a consumer offering.
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Overall 8

Windows Good; Mac So-So

M. E. Whiteman, Amazon
11 December 2009
  • Summary: I purchased the Black Armor 220 to provide backup and extra storage capacity for the computers my wife and I use. Seagate's documentation said it is supported on Windows and Mac systems. The results were mixed. Windows: The hardware and software installed easily. The software was easy to use even for a NAS novice such as myself. I was able to set up a share to provide backup for Windows. Mapping it to provide easy access was simple as well.
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Overall 8

"Good external hard drive, but not the best."

Fil0403, CNET
4 July 2009
  • Pros: Data transfer speeds; profile; software; warranty; encryption.
  • Cons: No FireWire port; No e-SATA port; cost per gigabyte.
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