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
Extremely slim profile, Has the performance worthy of a USB 3.0 drive, The "GoFlex" factor
Fast disk transfers, Great backup software, NTFS support for Mac
Not bound to an external interface.
Easy install, Simple minimal packaging, Definite speed improvement over USB2.0.
Quick and easy upgradeability, Portable yet stable design, Nice long cables, Software is preloaded on the drive, no need of CD/DVD to install it, Seamless automatic data backup options, Seagate XT 3TB drive inside
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
If you don't mind the thickness, highercapacity drives are priced lower
Thin plastic case, No AES hardware encryption, A bit expensive
Proprietary cable means expensive cable replacement, No active cooling and not much vents, Drive runs bloody HOT after extended use, Only 2 years of warranty, Replacing hard drive will be difficult, No power on / off switch for drive...
By APC Magazine on July 02, 2012
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...80
By DigitalVersus on February 07, 2012
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!...100
By ThinkComputers on October 09, 2011
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...100
By IT PRO on September 27, 2011
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...83
By Legit Reviews on September 12, 2011
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 September 07, 2011
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...80
By PCWorld India on August 18, 2011
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....85
By PCWorld India on August 12, 2011
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....82
By LaptopMag on May 17, 2011
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...80
By Tech2 on March 31, 2011
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...65