Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home Network Storage System

  • Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home Network Storage System
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Based on 13 scores, 23 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Easy to manage and install Can stream media to mobile device
  • Integrates with Windows Explorer, Creates user accounts to access the drive, Intuitive use, Supports Apple Time Machine, DNLA support.
  • Easy to Use, Very Fats Connection Speeds for Both Wired and Wireless Options, Great Software, 3 Computers or Mac's can be Backed up at the Click of a Button, HD Streaming.

Cons:

  • No USB 3.0 port
  • Some setup challenges (documentation could be better), Transfer speeds over network can be sluggish

Expert reviews and ratings

By CIOL on -

Seagate Free Agent GoFlex Home is an ideal network storage system for home users. It allows you to store 3 TB of data which is more than sufficient for home usage. It allows you to wirelessly steam and store media. It is basically the desktop version...

By Tech2 on 55

The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex retails at a price of Rs. 12,000. Whilst it does provide a data storage of 3TB, we did have a few problems setting the drive up. Unless streaming and remote backup are extremely crucial facets of your usage, this network...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

Seagate’s GoFlex Home is a single-drive NAS unit separated into a ‘dock’ and removable drive, allowing you to upgrade your storage capacity in future.Physical setup is simple – connect Ethernet and power cables to the dock, plug...

By StorageReview on -

The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home network storage system is a sensible choice for households or small offices with multiple users who want a centralized storage system that's easy to use. The software allows users to create accounts to access the...

By CNET Australia on 71

Seagate's latest NAS solution offers the basics of backup and streaming, but to access its best features, you’ll have to pay an annual subscription...

By OverclockersQH on -

I have used a lot of products in the past: NAS, Windows Server Builds, and even sharing a drive on the network. None of these options had the flexibility of the Seagate Freeagent GoFlex Home Networking Storage System, You can access it at both...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

As the name betrays, Seagate's FreeAgent GoFlex Home isn't aimed at business types after the latest and greatest in NAS technology, eschewing as it does multi-disk RAID arrays, hot-swappable drive bays or any other such fanciness. Instead, the...

By UMLan on 90

After taking a close look at the GoFlex Home we got a good feel for it. This particular unit would work marvelously in a home enviroment however it will not perform as expected in the more sophisticated work places. There are a lot of features which...

By Web User on 80

Pros and ConsProduct Pros: • Excellent value for money • Packed with features Product Cons: • Breadth of features let down by incoherent interfaces across software NAS (Network Attached Storage) - a hard disk that connects to your...

By Macsimum News on 70

When the Seagate solution is connected to a wireless router, its centralized storage system simplifies the backup and sharing process. You can wirelessly stream photos, movies and music to most network connected DLNA devices, such as game consoles...

By Hardware Central on 80

Network Storage Review: Seagate GoFlex Home Security Without SweatSeptember 16, 2010By John P. Mello Jr.As sure as the sun sets in the west, when your household grows beyond a single computing device, you're going to want a wireless network to tie...

By Testfreaks on 90

In the past I found network attached storage devices from the big name hard drive makers to be underwhelming either in function or software implementation. Seagate has changed this preconception, as the GoFlex Home system is robust and well designed....

By Bigbruin on -

For the average home user, the Seagate GoFlex Home 1TB network storage system will be a nice addition to their network. It won't replace a more powerful server or NAS, but it is substantially cheaper and easier to manage. In addition, the GoFlex...

By Digital Home Thoughts on -

Seagate's GoFlex Home Provides a bare-bones Network Attached Storage (NAS) System for a reasonable price. It's set-and-forget configuration lets you rest easy knowing your backups are done automatically in the background while you work or sleep....

By cnet on 66

The GoFlex Home Network Storage System is a simple storage server and a great accessory for a Seagate GoFlex Desk hard drive. However, if you want a NAS with a lot of features, you should keep...

By SmallNetBuilder on -

Relatively low-priced consumer-focused single drive NAS with remote file sharing and access...

By AnandTech on -

Along with the 3TB Seagate USB drive Anand reviewed last month, Seagate also sent us a NAS drive based around the same aesthetics – the GoFlex Home 2TB: The GoFlex Home connects via a Gigabit Ethernet port and allows all manner of media...

By About.com on 80

Pros: The user interface (menus) are easy to follow and written in plain English, It uploads files 10% to 20% faster than other manufacturer's models, Use drag and drop to easily upload files fast, You can access files remotely and share with family/friends

Cons: Memeo backup software is limited to 3 computers. You must pay a premium to backup more computers, When emailing the share link, it was rejected by some email clients like sbcglobal.net, The NAS design does not allow for adding SATA hard drive memory, Coul

International Review By Magnus.de on -

Die GoFlex Home 3 TB ist ein gutes Einsteiger-NAS mit viel Speicherkapazität und einem komfortablen Fernzugri – jedoch mit eingeschränkter...

International Review By review-center.de on -

Viele Endanwender achten beim Kauf eines NAS besonders darauf, dass es schnell und komfortabel eingerichtet ist - praktisch eine Plug&Play-Lösung. Dies liegt meist daran, dass sie sowohl technisch nicht die Kenntnis der Möglichkeiten haben und...