Seagate release 4TB GoFlex Desk drive
Andy Ruffell / 8 years ago
Seagate have broken the 4TB barrier with their new 4TB GoFlex Desk drive the largest available on the market and available now direct from Seagate and to be with retailers within the month at a MSRP $249.99, and the GoFlex Desk for Mac external drive featuring FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 will be available in Apple stores by the end of the month.
Yet another industry first for Seagate, we have reached a new high-capacity in the 3.5-inch hard drive form factor. At Seagate, we are committed to pushing the limits for our customers and will continue to adapt and innovate our products based on customer needs, said Patrick Connolly, vice president and general manager of Retail products for Seagate. This latest GoFlex® Desk drive offering, with its new industry-leading capacity point, is a statement of our continued commitment to meet consumer needs.
The drive has USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectivity but also includes the GoFlex Desk desktop adapter that lets you upgrade to a faster interface to increase your transfer speeds, the included pre-loaded software ensures automatic continuous backup and protects your privacy with powerful encryption software, and features an illuminated capacity gauge, the drive can also be used as network storage when combined with the GoFlex Home adapter.
The device is both Windows and Mac OSX compatible, the GoFlex Desk 4TB drive has the space to contain over 2000 HD movies so will easily meet the storage needs of most users.