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Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

  • Features mobile backup using the Seagate Mobile Backup App
  • Protect your stuff with easy, flexible backups
  • Back up from Facebook and Flickr and share to YouTube
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
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  • Anthony W.
  • 8/26/2014 5:34:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBad Firmware

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: 2Tb for $100
Slim
Light

Cons: Well, it wasn't DOA but might as well be. I've been experiencing the drive going into sleep mode several times. I tried to rectify that by using the provided software to set sleep mode to never. Disable windows USB power saving settings. Disable power saving profile settings for USB ports and still have an issue with the drive connecting and disconnecting.

Spend the extra few dollars to not buy this 2TB drive. Don't let the free 32gb USB 2.0 stick sell you, because that's also terrible.

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  • Andre E.
  • 8/21/2014 9:43:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsUpgraded PS4 Hard Drive

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: It works.
Got it on sale.

Cons: To use this hard drive for the playstation 4 the enclosure had to be removed. Patience is required to avoid doing damage.

Other Thoughts: This hard drive was used to replace the factory hard drive for the playstation 4 console.
Installation was successful.

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  • Vickie T.
  • 8/21/2014 12:08:10 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsI was Skeptical at first but, i have no regret

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: Small Size, Very light, the color is really nice.
i used it on my Win 7 64bit System, work flawlessly.

Cons: so far none

Other Thoughts: I was a bit skeptical before buying this, because of my previous experiences with seagate. i've been using WD for a while, and the last WD that i got was really bad, so i decided to return my last WD.

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/17/2014 7:27:15 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: Biggest 2.5" drive on the market, works with ps4, enclosure is usb 3.0 which is super fast

Cons: none

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  • Theodore S.
  • 8/6/2014 7:24:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDidn't work at all

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: Pretty quick when it worked

Cons: Got this drive for a Mac laptop. Would only mount about 25% of the time and when it did it would disappear after a couple of hours. Disk repair utilities could not fix the problems. Returned for a refund.

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  • Joshua R.
  • 7/16/2014 8:35:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat portable or backup solution

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: Hard drive is compact and easily fits in a pocket on my notebook bag or even a pants pocket on cargo style pants. Transfer is fast and the device looks awesome.

Cons: price point is a bit high compared to some other backup solutions, but does offer portability larger physical size disks that are cheaper do not offer.

Other Thoughts: Would have rather seen a powered micro usb interface as those are more common, but a great device none the less.

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  • Joel M.
  • 7/9/2014 6:45:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThis thing is tiny!

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: 2 TB in a tiny package. Actual storage comes in at 1.81 TB.

This thing is tiny! Much smaller than I was expecting. It's smaller than my S5. Thicker but smaller in height and width.

Runs very cool. It's cool to the touch. So far it puts out an almost imperceptible amount of heat. You can barely feel it at all. I have it standing up not lying down if that makes a difference.

Clocked in at 121.5 MB/s READ and 124 MB/s WRITE using USB 3.0.

Cons: The included USB cable is insanely short.

Other Thoughts: This drive seems to be great at transferring very large INDIVIDUAL files but not so much at very large files consisting of numerous smaller files. I went to back up my ebook collection which consists of 10's of thousands of files and it estimated 20 hours to completion. The total size was about 26 GB. I rared the collection into a single 26 GB file and it transferred the entire thing in about a minute or so.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/7/2014 3:37:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsgreat

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: small. lightweight. quiet. runs cool

cool blue color

Cons: does not bake chocolate chip cookies

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  • Addison T.
  • 4/30/2014 8:06:15 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: Nice looking drives and lots of storage in small package

Cons: None so far.

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  • robert n.
  • 4/15/2014 7:51:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs2nd Review

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000102 Blue

Pros: Well, the drive arrived today. I opened the case, and low and behold, there was a samsung spinpoint m9t with 2000GB of storage on it, in a standard 9.5mm chassis, and with a standard SATA plug. I am happily copying 1.2 terrabytes of movies to the drive as I type this. The case, while easily opened, is impossible to open without at least a small amount of scoring and damage- and I ended up bending the blue aluminum piece enough to destroy the utility of the case when opening it. It's reasonably fast for a drive of this capacity at this price point- Im averaging about 60-70MB/s in the drive to drive transfer from a 1tb WDC drive. I would like to repeat myself on one point... THIS DRIVE, WHILE 2TB IN SIZE, WILL NOT CORRECTLY SNYCH WITH A PLAYSTATION 4. There are a couple of jerry-rigging tricks you can use to make it boot successfully most of the time, but an HGST K1500 will get you 75% of the drivespace, and require non of the tricks to use, it will just work. If upgrading your brand new current gen gaming console is your goal, then the HGST drive is a MUCH better choice. Just saying...

Cons: I have a couple of concerns over longevity. Obviously, since this is day one, we know nothing of that, yet... but I have my concerns, and those concerns are based on the business plan behind this drive. Why no bare drive available? Well, one possible reason to NOT market this device that way would be a high failure rate- because by opening the enclosure, I've voided my warranty, so if it dies tomorrow morning, I have no recourse. If it dies prematurely, I will post a followup review reflecting that fact, but it is worth noting that the failure rates on ALL hard disk drives go up orders of magnitude when you breach 1tb... no idea why, but ask anyone that works in a datacenter with a lot of nearline storage, and they will tell you the same.

Other Thoughts: Im now running 4tb of platters, and a pair of 120gb SSDs... all internally installed into a single laptop. Awesome....

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