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Seagate Backup Plus Portable

Seagate Backup Plus Portable

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85 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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As the successor to the FreeAgent Go Flex, the Seagate Backup Plus Portable keeps all of the key features of its predecessor, including USB 3.0, and optional adapters for other interfaces like Thunderbolt and Firewire 800. So what's new? The Backup Plus is faster than the GoFlex, and Seagate's backup software has been reworked, adding options to back up files to Facebook, YouTube and other social networking sites. Of course, you don't have to use the social features (or even Seagate's software) to get a lot of out of this drive, and if you're looking for a reliable, flexible, upgradeable portable drive, the Backup Plus Portable is the one to get.

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86
 
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
5001
Drive type
Platter
USB
Yes
Type
Storage space
Drive type
USB
Portable hard drive
5001
Platter
Yes

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85 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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100
sankara
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
80
WiseMax
I'm using 4 of these. 2 of them are internal drives, I put the original, lesser...read more
100
raynorshiene
Its all good!! great speed on USB 3.0. Backup software good.
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