Model: Seagate 2TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk External Hard Drive
Manufacturer: Seagate
Provided By: Seagate

Seagate has been a leader in the storage industry for more than 30 years. Beginning with the industry's first 5.25-inch hard drive, the company has lead the way, growing to become one of the world's largest manufacturers of storage products. Seagate currently manufactures a wide range of products for both consumer and enterprise applications. Along with internal drives for the mobile and desktop markets, it offers a number of external solutions, including the FreeAgent family of portable and desktop hard drives.

One of the latest additions to the FreeAgent family is the GoFlex Desk external hard drive. Available in 1TB, 2TB and 3TB capacities, this high-capacity desktop hard drive takes full advantage of Seagate's new GoFlex technology. While the drive supports USB 2.0 out of the box, its file transfer performance can be increased by up to 10x by swapping the GoFlex adapter base for one that supports USB 3.0 or FireWire 800. The GoFlex Desk drive also sports an illuminated capacity gauge and comes pre-loaded with easy-to-use backup software with encryption for both the Mac and PC.

  Seagate 2TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk External Hard Drive
General Specifications
Model Number STAC2000100
Capacity 2TB
Form Factor 3.5-inch
Interface USB 2.0

Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (L x W x H) 6.22 x 4.88 x 1.73 in
Weight 2.38lb

Other Features
Upgradeable to USB 3.0 or FireWire 800
Illuminated capacity gauge
Pre-loaded backup software with encryption
Includes NTFS driver for Mac
2 year warranty

Needless to say, this is only a taste of what the FreeAgent GoFlex Desk has to offer. To give you an idea of what to expect, we'll take a closer look at Seagate's new external hard drive and then see how well it performs.  Does the GoFlex Desk have what it takes? Can it deliver the performance and features that we've come to expect from Seagate? Keep reading as we find out.

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