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Extraordinary capacity at extraordinary price

Advantages: Huge capacity at a very low cost per gigabyte
Disadvantages: Don't commit all your treasured files to just one device

It seems not that long ago that I bought my first PC, it had an absolutely astonishingly generous 100Mb hard disk “who could realistically want any more” I thought? Yeah right Grandad! OK that was over 20 years ago, the standard ‘portable media’ was the ...

dobieg 24.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Seagate Backup Plus STDT5000200 5 TB

Seagate Expansion Desktop STBV3000200 3 TB

Advantages: Expands your computer data storage, stays cool, quiet.
Disadvantages: Being mains powered means you can't use it on the go.

This is a great external hard drive, i've had mine for about a year now and i haven't had any problems with it, with some external hard drives you can have a problem with overheating or noise pollution with heavy use, but with this one i have never had an ...

jasonbooth1971 07.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Seagate Expansion Desktop STBV3000200 3 TB

High speed, high capacity desktop external hard drive

Advantages: High speed, high capacity, good price, good warranty on accessories
Disadvantages: bulky, need its own power supply

Introduction: A year ago I would never consider buying a high (TB) capacity external hard disk to backup data from my computers. I have two 500MB external hard drives (Seagate Expansion Portable Drive 500 GB USB3 and Verbatim Store 'n' Go Portable 500 ...

volcano 27.12.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Seagate Expansion Desktop STBV2000200 2 TB

Hard drive with massive space

Advantages: Around 160mb/s transfer speeds when using USB 3.0
Disadvantages: No ventilation fan, no option to use vertically

Super fast, super sized and very quiet... What more could you ask for in an external hard drive? USB 3.0? Check! I brought this hard drive from a shop on ebay for about £70 which I felt wasn't too bad for such a large hard drive and more so one with US ...

playsafe001 08.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Seagate Expansion Desktop STBV2000200 2 TB

An Excellent High Capacity portable USB 3.0 drive

Advantages: Genuinely portable, good read/write performance. Reputable manufacturer.
Disadvantages: The bundled software functioanality is limited. Bundled USB3.0 lead is a little short.

...NB I have inadvertently associated this review with the wrong Seagate product in the Ciao catalogue -I have requested admin's help to resolve the error but meanwhile readers should take note of the discrepancy! Seagate Backup Plus Fast 4 ...

davejbee 06.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Seagate Expansion Desktop STBV2000200 2 TB