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Review: Seagate Slim Portable Drive (500GB)

At a Glance

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  • Seagate Slim 500 GB USB 3.0
    $120.00

    This portable hard drive has style in spades, plus good performance and software. It also is a universal storage module that will accept interfaces other than its standard USB 3.0 adapter.

At a Glance

This portable hard drive has style in spades, plus good performance and software. It also is a universal storage module that will accept interfaces other than its standard USB 3.0 adapter.

Price when rated: $120

Pros

  • Super svelte
  • Good performer
  • GoFlex design allows for different I/O modules

Cons

  • Super-thin case seems fragile
  • Not much room for shock protection
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