Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Seagate FreeAgent Desk 1TB External Hard Drive Review

Storage, you can never have enough of it. With everything going HD file sizes are getting larger, which means you need a larger storage capacity to hold all your movies, music, and photos. I remember when I thought 100GB was a lot of space, now it seems like 500GB is the standard now. Seagate has recently revamped their FreeAgent line of external hard drives. They were nice enough to send us the new FreeAgent Desk 1TB external drive. Let’s take a look…

Specifications
Capacity (Model #):
500 GB (ST305004FDA2E1-RK)
640 GB (ST306404FDA2E1-RK)
1.0 TB (ST310005FDA2E1-RK)
1.5 TB (ST315005FDA2E1-RK)

Performance
USB 2.0: up to 480 Mb/s
Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

Product Dimensions
6.89″ in H x 1.33″ in W x 6.77″ in L (175.0mm x 33.7mm x 172mm)
Weight: 2.20 lb (1.0 kg)

Compatibility
Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, or Business Service Pack-1
Windows XP Home, Professional, Media Center Edition Service Pack-2
Windows XP/Vista
USB 2.0 Port
Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.

Packaging
Seagate has also revamped their packaging for this new line of FreeAgent products. On the front there is a picture of the drive and a listing of the capacity. As you can see Seagate sent us the 1TB version. Also you notice there is a 5 year warranty on the drive, which is nice.

Seagate FreeAgent Desk 1TB External Hard Drive Seagate FreeAgent Desk 1TB External Hard Drive

Opening up the box you will find everything inside of a plastic shell. Besides the drive you get the power adapter, base stand, attachable feet, USB cable, and the quick start guide.

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Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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