If you are searching for additional storage for your windows laptop/PC that provides fast read/write speed, without burning a hole in your pocket, then you can certainly consider Seagate Expansion 1TB hard disk drive. It really is USB 3.0 based hard disk drive with backward compatibility, this means it can use USB 2.0 aswell. Besides Windows laptop/PC, you can make make use of it with gaming console aswell. The device can be extremely helpful if you want to save games on external lightweight hard disk drive.
Seagate Expansion drives can be found in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB capacity aswell. However, cost of the drive varies according to its storage capacity. This Seagate lightweight hard drive can be appropriate for Apple/Mac laptops. However, it is advisable to format the hard disk drive with HFS+ to create it use Mac devices exclusively. However, if you wish it to be appropriate for both Windows and Mac you then have to format it with exFAT file system. Browse the Seagate Expansion review further to learn more relating to this external hard drive.
Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External HARD DISK DRIVE Review – Design & Specification
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Seagate Expansion 1TB lightweight external hard disk drive USB 3.0 is beautifully designed light-weight and compact square shaped device. How big is these devices is 4.61 x 3.15x 0.8 inches ( L X W X H). It weighs around 5.9 ounces and includes 12 months warranty. Seagate Expansion hard disk drive is very simple to setup this. All you have to is a USB cable which includes the external hard disk drive. Connect the external drive and laptop/PC with USB cable and you will be ready to go. This product doesn’t require external power source and gets its power through USB cable. Windows easily recognize these devices, so you have to install drivers from CD/DVD.
The hard disk drive operates with 5400 rpm speed which consumes less power in comparison to a 7200rpm speed external drive. But 7200rpm hard disk drive will provide you with better performance. If you want fast performance then you can certainly consider external solid state drive based lightweight drives, such as for example Samsung T3 Portable Solid State Drive, that offer higher reading /writing speed. Remember that such drives remain quite expensive. However, you’ll get super-fast performance with Samsung T3. It includes almost double read/write speed against Seagate Expansion hard disk drive. By default, this Seagate external hard disk drive is formatted with NTFS file system.
Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External HARD DISK DRIVE Review- Capacity & Performance
If you are looking for Seagate Expansion reviews to learn about the storing capacity of the external hard disk drive, your search ends here. Seagate Expansion 1TB lightweight external hard disk drive can store up to at least one 1,000 hours of digital video or up to 250 DVD movies of 2 hours duration each. In terms of storing images and music files, the drive offers space for 320,000 images or 16660 hours of music.
The main drawback of the hard disk drive is that it doesn’t offer backup software. So that it is recommended never to store sensitive data in this external drive. You can still use third party backup software. In terms of speed, you can aquire around 120Mbps speed for both writing and reading respectively. As discussed earlier, the Seagate expansion hard disk drive works with with USB 2.0 aswell but data transfer rate will be quite low.
Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External HARD DISK DRIVE Review- Pros & Cons
Pros Of Seagate Expansion 1tb
The lightweight hard disk drive is very simple to set up.
No need of additional software to set up in the computer.
Windows automatically recognize the drive.
Backward appropriate for USB 2.0.
Light and compact.
Plug and play.
Decent read/write speed.
Inbuilt power management system helps in saving energy.
Cons Of Seagate Expansion 1tb
The drive doesn’t include backup software.
So if the drive fails or you will find a data corruption at all, you will need to shell out money to recuperate data.
Seagate 1tb external hard disk drive is a great choice in case you are on budget and looking for an external hard disk drive that provides enough room with fast read/write speed. It really is simple and simple to use.
Review By Gizmo Freakz
If you looking once and for all external hard disk drive with a great deal of storage at an inexpensive price then Seagate expansion 1tb lightweight external hard drive may be the right product for you personally. But if you are searching for an external hard disk drive with an increase of rpm speed you then should think about other external hard disks with better rpm speed.