Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk USB3

  • Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk USB3
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Based on 22 scores, 32 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    10
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Stylish and compact design, Ability to use multiple bases, USB 3.0 is backwards compatible, Good software package.
  • Seagate's USB 3.0 4TB GoFlex Desk offers great performance and the highest capacity to date among single-volume external storage devices on the market. The drive works with both Windows and Mac OS X out of the box and comes in a flexible design that m
  • All of 2 Terabytes storage capacity, PriceperGB ratio is good, The "GoFlex" factor

Cons:

  • The Seagate 4TB GoFlex Desk is comparatively expensive, and its other connection adapters cost extra. The drive also topples rather easily.
  • Thickness does not allow for carrying in your pocket, External power cable requirement makes it unwieldy onthego

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 80

The FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 3TB USB 3.0 is the desktop variant of the GoFlex Ultra-portable and it boasts the same GoFlex technology: the base of the drive can be detached and replaced with one that supports eSATA, FireWire or Thunderbolt. None of those...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The Seagate GoFlex Desk offers excellent data transfer speeds, partly thanks to the USB 3.0 interface. Over USB 3.0, it's one of the fastest external hard drives we've seen yet!...

By ThinkComputers on 100

When it comes down to choosing an external hard drive there are only a few choices and Seagate is one of them. The FreeAgent GoFlex drive does offer some great features that will definitely make it a contender. The drive and base are not much larger...

By IT PRO on 83

At 6p per gigabyte, the 4TB Seagate GoFlex Desk isn't extortionately priced for a first-of-its-kind massive capacity disk. It's not suitable for all projects and it's not quite as fast as we'd like, but if you need 4TB of storage in one...

By Legit Reviews on -

If you want 4TB of external data storage in a rather small enclosure using the USB 3.0 interface then the Seagate 4TB GoFlex Desk is the only real option that you have. Just be sure to figure out a way to backup this drive as that is a ton of data...

By cnet on 80

Like the previous version, the Seagate 4TB GoFlex Desk offers top capacity and comes in a superflexible design. Supporting USB 3.0, it also offers great...

By PCWorld India on 85

Seagate has managed to make the inter-changeable GoFlex adapter system a great idea in both concept and execution. With its high capacity and good price, this is the best external storage solution to buy, at the time of writing....

By PCWorld India on 82

Seagate touts their FreeAgent GoFlex Slim 320GB as the world's slimmest portable hard drive. Not content with just that, the drive also offers a USB 3.0 data interface, to offer fast transfer speeds too....

By LaptopMag on 80

We were very impressed with the speeds of the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex. Additionally, its backup software and Mac compatibility make it very versatile. Still, we're concerned with the flimsy feel. For about $25 more, the much bulkier Iomega eGo also...

By Tech2 on 65

With drives, a lot depends on the performance more than any other factor. Priced at Rs. 12,500, it's expensive for sure. If you're looking for desktop drive-like performance and capacity, then this is worth considering. For the rest of us who...

By CRN on -

Remember the days when the primary data you would store on your desktop were a few PowerPoint presentations, a bunch of photos and a few other multimedia files? Seagate GoFlexRemember when 10 GB of desktop storage was enough? How about when 100 GB of...

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 Hardware Central on 73

Hard Drive Review: Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 1.5TB Sleek Style, Upgradable InterfaceJanuary 12, 2011By James Alan Miller Even those who religiously back up their desktop or laptop PCs lose a file or two, if not a whole hard drive's worth of data, on...

By Tbreak.com on 80

External Hard Drives are extremely common- they offer excellent price per Gigabyte and are easy enough to set up. All you need to do is generally plug them to your computer and you are good to go. However, every couple of years, the technology that is...

By PC Authority on 67

Lots of storage in a small drive, but performance is a problem...

By CNET 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 Tom's Hardware UK on -

Should you pick a 3.5” or 2.5” drive? USB 2.0 or FireWire? USB 3.0 or eSATA? There are plenty of storage options, and sometimes it seems hard to find an ideal solution. Seagate’s FreeAgent GoFlex emphasizes modularity so you can mix...

By Tom's Hardware on -

The GoFlex family in Seagate’s FreeAgent product line is one of the most comprehensive consumer storage offerings on the market, thanks in part to the separation of drives from external interfaces. Seagate offers two solid, attractive, modular...

By OverclockersQH on -

USB 3.0 is definitely going to revolutionize data transfers. With external HDDs exceeding 2TB, moving large files quickly is going to be paramount in anyone's eyes. Using the FreeAgent GoFlex Desktop USB 3.0 Adapter Kit will enable those persons...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk is a great option for anyone requiring lots of storage space....