Pros

  • Svelte design with docking station
  • Backup and security software

Cons

  • USB only

At A Glance

Stylish design, large capacity, and a docking station that can handle even the 1TB Go keep this drive in play as your storage needs grow.

Manufacturer’s Description

Not Available

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.seagate.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number ST905003FNA2E1RK
Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
Warranty
Warranty information 5 Years
Warranty information 5 Years
Included Software
Included Software FreeAgent software
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware Docking station, USB cable

Warranty Information

5 Years

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested USB 2.0
External Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files Read, 3.68 GB 147.0   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 148.7   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 134.4   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 120.9   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 56.7   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 77.8   seconds
Malware Scan 520.5   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 86.1   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 85.5   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 85.6   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 86.4   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 87.6   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 85.9   watts
Malware Scan 98.2   watts
System Idle State 81.8   watts
System Sleep State 81.5   watts
System Work State 91.3   watts