Install such freebie software with caution though. We can't vouch for the Windows version, but installing the default apps for Mac involves inserting Seagate kernel extensions and other low-level processes into the operating system, for which Seagate provides no uninstaller. Operating system was Windows Home Premium bit. In the CrystalDiskMark 3. That's quick — in fact, we'd wager that's the native intrinsic speed of the rpm disk drive inside the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-portable Drive.
Burst speed for both these tests was around 74MBps.
Those are excellent FireWire results, beating our previous-fastest G-Technology G-Drive mobile GB drive with its 59MBps read score; although that drive also does keep the record for writing speed, with its slightly faster write performance of around 50MBps in the same benchmark test. To finish off, we tried some real-world file copy tests in Mac OS X. With a MB ISO test file, the Seagate drive could transfer the file to the Mac in 15 seconds, equating to a read speed of 58MBps; then was copied back to the drive in 19 secs, suggesting a good average write speed of 46MBps.
We hope to test the network adaptor kit in a later review.
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Seagate 1.5TB GoFlex for Mac Ultra-Portable Hard Drive with Thunderbolt Adapter Kit
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Here we are, folks. We have here the smallest 1TB hard drive on the planet currently in our hands.
I can literally stick this in my back pocket. Even with the slightly low USB 3. We're not a fan of Seagate's GoFlex connector arrangement but we relish the idea of a high-capacity portable drive.
That's not you, right?
We have to give Seagate kudos for being first out of the gate with a portable drive of this size. If you buy the Seagate Stylish-looking USB 3. The Freeagent Go Flex is a pocket-sized portable hard disk that comes in two parts.
This snaps on and off the main Editors Liked Interchangeable adapters. USB 2. It also works with both Macs and PCs without having to be reformatted First 1.