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Seagate Expansion 3TB USB 3.0 3.5" Desktop External Hard Drive STEB3000200 Black

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  • Includes European Type C (Europlug) 2-pin plug and United Kingdom Type G 3-prong plug adapters
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Easy and simple to use - simply plug in the power adapter and USB cable
  • Drag and drop file saving right out of the box

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  • Warranty & Returns
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Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 3.5
Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 3.5
Simple Add-On Storage

The Seagate® Expansion™ External hard drive by Seagate offers an easy-to-use solution when you need to instantly add data storage to your computer.

  • Drag and drop file saving right out of the box
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0 connectivity
The Easy-to-Use Storage Solution.
Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 3.5

The Expansion external hard drive installs easily by plugging in two cords. You can start saving your digital files to this hard drive within seconds of removing it from the box.

Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 3.5
Instantly Adds Storage Capacity.

Digital photos, video and music files can tax your computer’s storage, causing performance to decline as its internal hard drive fills to capacity.

1. Photos based on a 10 megapixel camera producing images 5MB in size
2. Songs based on average length of 4 minutes, 4MB size
3. HD video based on 720p or 1080i video
4. Blu-ray HD Movie was calculated at 16.2GB per hour recording rate

Installs in Seconds.
Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 3.5

Seagate® Expansion® external hard drive features like these make it easy to start using this drive within seconds of removing it from the box:

  • Simply plug in the included power supply and USB cable
  • The hard drive is automatically recognized by Windows operating system—no software to install and nothing to configure
  • Drag and drop to save files to the Expansion external hard drive
  • Built-in power management automatically ensures energy-efficient operation

Learn more about the Seagate STEB3000200

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
  • This item is covered by Newegg.com's Standard Return Policy.
Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Can not get a hold of anybody at Seagate to help me 4/2/2020 8:51:27 PM

Pros: Great amount of storage for the price

Cons: My drive worked for the first 6 weeks I had it. Then one day I heard the click sound of hard drive death. I contacted Newegg about the issue, but since the product was over its 30 days I would have to go through Seagate for warranty issues. I have called Seagate 3 times and waited on hold for over an hour each time. I have never gotten to speak to anybody to help me with my situation

Overall Review: whats the point of a warranty if you cant use it

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Lots of storage at a good price 3/25/2020 9:09:19 AM

Pros: 10TB is room for all of my ripped DVDs/Blu-Rays/CDs
USB 3.0 is fast enough for FHD playback (haven't tried 4k)
Had this for just a month but it's working fine

Cons: I'd love to get a 10TB NAS at this price for easy sharing

Overall Review: Overall good buy - compact, fast, lots of storage space and plug-n-play worked right away.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
3/ 5
big capacity, affordable, extremely s-l-o-w 3/14/2020 9:24:19 AM

Pros: Huge capacity for low cost. Useful for archival storage.

Cons: Drive claims to be USB 3.0, but comes no where near the performance specs for USB 3. Tested throughput is barely faster than USB 1.1. Performance was so bad that I checked my computer USB port several times, to be certain that I was plugged into a USB 3 port.

Drive has no on/off switch, so you might want to put it on a switched power outlet.

Overall Review: Other than performance, I've had no problems with the drive. Other reviewers have had trouble with drive failure. Based on their complaints, I think it is wise to avoid all possibility of bumping the drive while it has power.

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Manufacturer Response:
Hello Gregg,

We regret to hear about your experience with the Seagate Expansion 6 TB Desktop External Hard Drive. We’re certainly sorry you’ve encountered this circumstance. However, we’re hoping to lend a helping hand and offer some assistance which may resolve the issue. From what we understand, the drive performance is slow.

The drive performance or file transfer speeds can be affected and be directly impacted by various factors. For example, such factors include:
File type
Size of file
Port versions
Services enabled
Computer configurations
Programs running in the background

We mention these factors as a manner of suggesting the variables that can affect transfer speed. We would suggest you consider such factors and see what may be applicable. This can explain possible performance issues. To learn more and try a few tips, please visit the link below:

seagate.media/6012rf7L0

If the issue persists, please create a case with our technical support team, so we can further investigate and explore available options:

https://support2.seagate.com/?language=en-us

Kind regards,
Dev
Seagate Support.
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Nice upgrade from my old 4TB units 2/23/2020 8:51:00 AM

Pros: Good price for the capacity, provides nice headroom for my 4TB drives that were getting full.

Cons: It can take a LONG time to transfer data onto any large drive.

Overall Review: I have multiple Seagate Expansion Desk drives that I've been using for a long time, and some of them are getting too full. So I chose to upgrade a couple of my 4TB drives to these 6TB units. Other than the time it takes to do the transfer, it's going smoothly. I expect these 6TB drives to be reliable as has been my experience with Seagate drives in the past.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great product, Easy to hook-up and use 2/11/2020 9:10:56 AM

Overall Review: If you need large HDD Storage, This is a good product to use.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Good product but for how long? 2/5/2020 10:34:32 AM

Pros: Not so expansive

Cons: Always anxious to know that one day everything will stop working without warning

Overall Review: Good product but for how long?
With hard drives you never know when they will fail. Unless you pay a fortune for it.
In addition, many companies program their products to stop working after a certain time (planned obsolescence). This is not honest but it is the characteristic of the Capitalist: always make more money and whatever the means.

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1/ 5
dead 2/2/2020 9:25:12 PM

Pros: ran well for over 6 months

Cons: started losing parts of files after 6 months and completely died a month ago.

Overall Review: do not buy if you value your data
Seagate STEB8000100 Expansion 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

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Manufacturer Response:
Hello Kae,

We regret to hear about your experience with the Seagate 8 TB Expansion Desktop Hard Drive. We’re certainly sorry you’ve encountered this circumstance. However, we’re hoping to lend a helping hand and offer some assistance.

We strive to manufacture our products in the best possible quality. It cannot be avoided, however, that despite extensive tests and quality checks, a product may experience an issue in operation, and we apologize to you for having had this experience.

If we can offer some help in technical troubleshooting or data recovery, please contact us via the following link:

https://support2.seagate.com/?language=en-us

Kind regards,
Dev
Seagate Support.
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Excellent back-up! 1/24/2020 5:37:17 PM

Pros: Price per terabyte, great as a back-up for videos.

Cons: Haven't found any yet. I loaded it totally full of vids and set on shelf await to replace original one when I decides to crash.

Overall Review: A+

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