Pros

  • USB only
  • Backup and security software
  • Enormous capacity for a portable drive

At A Glance

This 1TB drive fits in an optional Go docking station ($20); it lagged a bit behind WD's 1TB drive in our file-reading and installation tests.

Manufacturer’s Description

FreeAgent Go ST910004FAA2E1-RK Hard Drive easily take your photos, music, videos, and documents every where. The FreeAgent Go drive offers up to 1 TB of capacity, so you can comfortably store all your files. It includes easy-to-use software that lets you automatically back up your data, synchronize files, and encrypt important files and folders. Plus, it's the world's first portable hard drive with a convenient desktop dock accessory. Simply pop your drive into a FreeAgentĀ® dock whenever you want to access your files no more fumbling for cables.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.seagate.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number ST910004FAA2E1RK
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 1000.0 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 Seagate Manager
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware 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 141.4   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 173.3   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 124.3   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 121.6   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 114.6   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 75.6   seconds
Malware Scan 498.8   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 85.4   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 83.6   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 85.5   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 85.5   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 80.4   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 84.9   watts
Malware Scan 97.1   watts
System Idle State 80.5   watts
System Sleep State 80.1   watts
System Work State 89.4   watts

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