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Seagate Backup Plus Portable

from  $84+

    Seagate Backup Plus Portable

    from  $84+
    from  $84+
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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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    Engadget Summary

    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

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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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    User Reviews

    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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