The largest limiting factor is of course their reliance on a rpm hard drive, but when compared against drives in the same niche, all are above average. My computer went to sleep during the backup transfer. I had an older version of the Seagate Free-agent GB and really liked the way it operated. They are neither the smallest, nor the largest of external storage devices in this niche I have looked at; rather, the trade-offs Seagate made will make them appeal to a very broad audience of consumers. It is in perfect working condition. The first time you attach the drive to a system, you will be greeted by a pop-up window prompting you to install the included Seagate Dashboard software.

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Selecting a different country will clear your cart. Mac versions of the drives have different designs and supporting Gofoexand USB 2. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Be the first to review this item. Go Flex Desk external drive. I haven’t benchmarked it; I’m sure you can find those numbers online if you’re curious about the technical capabilities of the drive.

freeageht I used this with my Seagate GoFlex drive for a couple of years until I got a larger backup drive. Upgrade Improve your storage. SSD Boost your performance. No Longer Available Update Location close.


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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Portable Review | Everything USB

The serial number on the outside of the box does not match the serial number on the drive. I had changed the icon on the hard drive to something other than the orange hard drive image, and 2. The drive was easy to set up, no fereagent software, in fact, as I’m not using it for automatic backups it was easy to ignore the accompanying software, and my computer system Windows XP immediately recognized it for what it is. As stated earlier the fastest version is of course, the GB Slim model, freeaget after it the 1.

We will inspect the item when we receive the item. With minimum effort, you can customize any size drive’s interface to gofflex your changing needs. Storage capacity measurement standards. Windows 7 or Vista requests drivers for an external drive.

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Portable Review

Fully tested and works perfectly. Why does my hard drive report less capacity than indicated on the drive’s label? How fast should an external drive be?


Any portable or desktop adapter can be used with any GoFlex portable or desktop drive interchangeably. Neither model is exceptionally small and neither is exceptionally large; freeageng while there is a bit of a size difference it is not enough to justify going with a smaller capacity drive. The first time you attach the drive to a system, you will be greeted by a pop-up window prompting you to install the included Seagate Dashboard software.

Seagate FreeAgent

What does it mean? Our goal is to keep you satisfied and r This is because of the ultra dense platters that model boasts. Rated 2 out of 5 by Rush from A fair warning to Freeaent users My computer freagent to sleep during the backup transfer.

Many people should consider them to be not large, nor small but like Goldilocks, consider them just right. This external hard drive is also upgradeable to a USB Item model number STAA