Seagate (NASDAQ:STX) has announced the world’s first 4TB external hard drive yesterday called the Seagate GoFlex Desk. GoFlex family external hard drive, the Seagate GoFlex Desk is delivering a smaller footprint and better reflects aesthetic of modern offices. The new 4TB external storage solution form Seagate is a 3.5-inch form factor which comes bundled with some powerful features. It’s utilizing an USB 3.0 interface and backward compatible with USB 2.0. This storage solution is claimed to store over 2,000 HD movies. According to the Seagate, this storage solution for Mac provides FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 connectivity. The Seagate GoFlex Desk USB 3.0 HDD includes an illuminated capacity gauge and the hard drive let you upgrade to a faster interface to increase your transfer speeds when paired with another GoFlex Desk desktop adapter. This storage device offers both vertical or horizontal orientation to fit in any desktop environment. Lets have a look on the below specifications list to get more details on the Seagate GoFlex Desk USB 3.0 HDD.
Seagate GoFlex Desk Specifications
- Comes in 4TB storage capacity
- 3.5-inch form factor
- Used an USB 3.0 interface
- Backward compatible with USB 2.0 interface
- Capable to store over 2,000 HD movies
- Bundled software for automatic and continuous data backup with encryption
- Provides FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 connectivity for Mac
- Seagate Dashboard management tool
The new Seagate GoFlex Desk USB 3.0 external hard drive measures only 158mm (6.22 in) height x 124mm (4.88 in) width x 44mm (1.73 in) length, and weights around 1.1 kg. It’s bundled with software for automatic and continuous data backup with encryption. Reportedly, the new Seagate GoFlex Desk USB 3.0 HDD will be available later this month. Its sale pack will contain the GoFlex Desk drive, preloaded backup software with encryption, GoFlex Desk USB 2.0 or 3.0 adapter base with capacity gauge, 5-foot (150 cm) USB 2.0 or 3.0 cable, and Quick Start Guide. The new Seagate GoFlex Desk USB 3.0 external hard drive is packed with a 2 years limited warranty.
Seagate GoFlex Desk Price in India: The new Seagate GoFlex Desk USB 3.0 HDD will be available with a price tag of about Rs. 11,557/-.
If you’re looking external hard drives then followings will be few great choices for you have a look;
A-Data SH14: The new A-Data SH14 rugged USB 3.0 portable hard drive will be available with a price tag of about Rs. 3,908/- for 500GB model, Rs. 4,690/- for 750GB version, whine 1TB version will cost around Rs. 6,060/-.
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Iomega Mac Companion: The new Iomega Mac Companion hard drive is priced at around Rs. 8,657/- for 2TB version, and Rs. 13,097/- for 3TB models.