Seagate Expansion Portable USB3 STBX

  • Seagate Expansion Portable USB3 STBX
Based on 6 scores, 6 reviews available
  • Excellent:
  • Good:
  • Average:
  • Bad:


  • Comes with intuitive backup software.
  • Offers plug-and-play operation with both Windows and Mac.


  • Only has software-based encryption.
  • Lacks password protection.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TopTenREVIEWS on 77

If you're seeking simple plug-and-play operation in a portable external hard drive, the Seagate Expansion Portable Drive may be right for you. The drive isn't the most powerful on our lineup, but it boasts unparalleled flexibility and respectable

By IdoNotes on 75

This drive does state it is made for Windows but a simple format and it is mac ready as well. For the price it is a great drive and worth the investment.

By BestCovery on 85

The only area where I'd hesitate to recommend the Expansion is for portable storage; although the relatively compact size and weight works in the drive's favor for regular transport from place to place, it's definitely not 'pocket-sized' -- and the necessary AC adapter means that full notebook mobility is not really an option.

International Review By on 90

Mit der Expansion New Portable 500GB liefert Seagate eine sehr gute externe Festplatte mit ordentlicher Geschwindigkeit ab. Zum fairen Preis bekommt man eine hochwertige Verarbeitungsqualität, lange Garantiezeit (2 Jahre) und ein Extraplus in Sachen...

International Review By Tweakers on 80

De Seagate Expansion portable 1TB is een mooi vormgegeven harde schijf. Voor de prijs krijg je een goede, degelijke externe harde schijf met goede prestaties. De harde schijf is compact en goed mee te nemen. De harde schijf wordt tijdens gebruik niet...

International Review By Tweakers on 80

Al met al geen bijzonderheden, doet wat het moet doen, een prima schijfje Gebruikt in combinatie met: Intel Core i7 2600K Boxed Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (NL, OEM, 64-Bit) Cooler Master Silencio 550 (zonder voeding) Asrock Z68...