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Swappable cables that can be used for any drive; no price premium.
Modular and flexible, Speeds up greatly when not using USB 2.0
Price, Integration, Great Codec Support, Fast Interface, Everything Looks Great, Quick and Easy.
Ability to upgrade to USB 3.0, Good USB 2.0 transfer speeds
SATA drive interface yields higher performance, USB 2.0, 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800, networking options
Offers chooseyourconnection interface modules.
Innovative connecting system, Stylish design, Desktop stand included with capacity meter, Three-year warranty
Interchangeable "personality cables" add value in versatility and speed; inexpensive; works with Mac and Windows OS; three-year warranty; Memeo backup software included.
Naggy bundled backup software; occasional slow access times.
Have to watch out to prevent the modules from getting loose over time, Price premium
I hope USB 3.0 is included and not an extra in Future Products
Expensive, Not a big speed boost with USB 3.0
Adapter cables are bulkier than simple USB and singlesourced, GoFlex Net performance could be better
Modules can be unwieldly, Must remove module to insert into a dock
Connectors add to cost, Not the fastest drive
Three-year warranty, compared with five years for older FreeAgent drives (still better than most portables hard drives).
By IT Reviews on October 14, 2010
The FreeAgent GoFlex Pro is a good-looking and compact portable hard drive. Backup, synchronisation and encryption are all made easy thanks to the preloaded software, while the use of a 7200rpm disk also gives performance a shot in the arm. However,...
By Maximum PC on October 04, 2010
The first interesting external hard drive we've seen in a while Portable hard drives are a commodity product, and it’s hard to make them interesting. Take a notebook hard drive, slap it in a bit of plastic with a SATA-to-USB controller inside, and...
By V3.co.uk on September 07, 2010
The FreeAgent GoFlex Pro would suit frequently travelling business users looking to secure, synchronise and back up their data. The use of a 7,200rpm drive also makes it one of the faster portable storage devices on the market. The vertical docking...
By PCWorld India on September 02, 2010
The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 1TB portable drive performs well, is good for buying a module to upgrade performance a few months down the line, and will deliver fine, as long as the modular flexibility design's probable down side is acceptable to you....
By Macworld on August 20, 2010
Seagate’s FreeAgent GoFlex is as much an investment for future purchases as it is an enticing buy for the tech savvy consumer. The added cost of the optional upgrade cables will obviously inflate the price depending on what type of connection you...
By Digital Arts Online on August 16, 2010
Seagate’s 500GB FreeAgent GoFlex Pro is just one of the models in the storage maker’s refresh of its portable hard drive line. The new GoFlex system encompasses drives of varying colours, capacities, connections and add-ons. The unique...
By Computeractive on August 03, 2010
Relatively expensive to change adapters but good for those who need the flexibility of using one disk with different transfer...
By Expert Reviews on July 27, 2010
The FreeAgent GoFlex is neatly designed, but a standard USB3 portable disk is more than good enough for most people....
By HardwareZone.com on July 08, 2010
To be honest, we never expected such flexible and versatile storage solution options, but the Seagate GoFlex series definitely took us by surprise. While we were kind of skeptical initially of this feature, once we started using it, we realized its...
By OverclockersQH on July 05, 2010
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...
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