Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk USB2

  • Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk USB2
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Based on 11 scores, 19 reviews available
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  • Good:
    6
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Pros:

  • Very simple in operation, Throughput is dependable on the cradle, Various storage sizes.
  • Lots of storage space, Easy to use, PC or Mac, Seems well made, Comes with easy to use backup software, Upgradeable and interchangeable interface
  • Upgradeable to faster storage standards, Good pricing, GoFlex TV: wide standard and service support, GoFlex Net: Pogoplug software, GoFlex Desk: 3TB, quiet.

Cons:

  • Small base, Only comes with USB 2.0
  • GoFlex adapters are proprietary and expensive, GoFlex TV interface, features now very typical, GoFlex Desk's automated Windows backup app isn't free, 3TB needs a newer OS and firmware, or special support.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCQuest on -

Digital content is one of the most precious if not the most precious of man's necessities and it needs storage. When Hard Drives were first introduced they offered 80 GB to 160 GB space. As our data storage requirement increased we stirred to 500 GB...

By Overclockers Club on -

Seagate has always produced excellent hard drives and these two portable series are no exception. These portable drives have the robust features that most desktop style external drives have, yet they can be toted with you anywhere you go. The 640GB Go...

By ZDNet Australia on 88

Seagate's innovative multi-interface approach saves the GoFlex from being just another USB 2.0 external hard drive, but you'll pay handsomely for the flexibility of...

By UMLan on 100

If its easy upgradable storage you want, this is it! GoFlex Desk external hard drive solution is a self explanatory solution for an every day user. Don't look for RAID like performance here as GoFlex Desk does not offer those kind of services. What...

By Testfreaks on 90

The Seagate 3TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk External Drive is the ultimate storage and backup device surely. 3TB should be more than enough for most people and the included software is very easy to use and can be useful as well.Sure it’s only UBS 2.0...

By Electronista on 80

The GoFlex line of products from Seagate is a smashing, if qualified, success. We really like the idea of upgrading connectivity on our storage devices and applaud Seagate for leading the storage industry on this front. That said, we don't want the...

By Expert Reviews on 100

The 2TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk is fast and has lots of storage. It can be easily and cheaply upgraded to USB3 too....

By cnet on 80

The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk is the largest single-volume external hard drive on the market and has arguably the best combination of design, performance, and storage...

By CDRLabs on -

SeagateSeagate has been a leader in the storage industry for more than 30 years. Beginning with the industry's first 5.25-inch hard drive, the company has lead the way, growing to become one of the world's largest manufacturers of storage...

By AsiaOne on -

SEAGATE'S 3TB (three terabyte) external drive is currently the highestcapacity hard disk available to consumers.The FreeAgent GoFlex Desk external drive stands out from the rest because of two features.Its standard USB 2.0 interface can be upgraded...

By Tech Olive on 80

Seagate’s desktop version of its GoFlex external drive lineup brings all of the unique features that we saw on the GoFlex ultra-portable drive — interchangeable interfaces and the ability to write to both Mac and PC. The GoFlex Desk even...

By HardwareGeeks on -

Seagate announced the GoFlex eco-system about two months ago and I have to say I think it’s a fantastic idea and I hope it catches on. I recently got my hands on their 3TB GoFlex Desktop. The 3TB GoFlex Desktop is an external drive with 3TB of...

By Gizmodo on -

Seagate's GoFlex Desk is the world's first single-drive 3TB external hard disk. It isn't egregiously expensive, even though you have to add in the extra costs of adapters for higher-speed transfers. The Price $250 for the standard USB 2.0...

By Macsimum News on 80

It’s also flexible. The 3TB GoFlex Desk external drive comes with USB 2.0 connectivity. However, you can adapt the drive’s USB 2.0 interface to a USB 3.0 or FireWire 800 connection. There’s an upside and downside to this. No...

By OverclockersQH on -

So what are my thoughts on the GoFlex Line from Seagate? Well simply put I am impressed, Seagate has taken the time to make something else I never knew I needed until now. There isn't much you can really improve on when it comes to media in my...

By AnandTech on -

I’ve spent so much of the past two years covering SSDs that you’d think I’d forgotten about traditional hard drives. All of my work machines have transitioned to SSDs, as have all of my testbeds for reliability and benchmark...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 88

If security concerns you, two passwords and encrypted files should ease your...

By About.com on 80

I write a lot about the importance of backing up your data , and I also spend quite a bit of time extolling the loveliness that is SuperSpeed USB 3.0 . Seagate's GoFlex Desk external hard drive attempts to bridge the gap between the early adopters...

International Review By Macworld France on 80

Avec sa solution GoFlex, Seagate tente de se démarquer de ses concurrents en proposant un système de câble évolutif permettant de s'adapter aux besoins des utilisateurs et aux nouvelles interfaces. Cependant, le prix des...