Seagate 2TB Expansion Portable External 2.5" Hard Drive PC/XboxOne/Xbox360

2TB Seagate STEA2000400 Expansion Portable External 2.5" USB 3.0 Hard Drive Bus Powered PC/MAC

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Scan code: LN66426 Manufacturer code: STEA2000400 Request call
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Product Overview The Seagate® Expansion portable drive is compact and perfect for taking with you on the go. Add more storage space to your computer instantly and take large files with you when you travel.

Set-up is straightforward: simply connect a single USB cable and you are ready to go. The drive is powered from the USB cable, so there is no need for an external power supply. Also, it is automatically recognised by the Windows® operating system, so there is no software to install and nothing to configure. Saving files is easy — simply drag and drop.

Take advantage of the fast data transfer speeds with the USB 3.0 interface by connecting to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port. USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0 for additional system compatibility. Features • Expands your Xbox One gaming experience. Connect this drive to the Xbox One USB port to immediately add storage capacity to your console
• Easy and simple to use - plug it in and go
• Fast file transfers with USB 3.0
• Compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
• Powered by USB port
Specifications
Capacity 2000 GB
Edition Expansion
Colour Black
Form Factor 2.5" External
Bus Powered Yes
Rotation Speed 5400 rpm
Cache  
Access Time  
HDD Connectivity USB 3.0
External Connectivity 1 x USB 3.0
Card Reader No
Dimensions (mm) 80 x 14.8 x 117 mm (WxHxD)
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
1 months
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2TB Seagate STEA2000400 Expansion Portable External 2.5" USB 3.0 Hard Drive Bus Powered PC/MAC is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used in PS4 I pulled the HDD out of the caddy and used it in my PS4 to give the PS4 a 2TB internal drive. Works as expected.
Date published: 2016-12-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 2TB 7mm SMR Seagate HDD inside: ST2000LM007. So this model now is based on ST2000LM007-1R8174 SATA harddrive, which is 7mm thick and uses SMR recording technology. (before Summer 2016 they had used to put ST2000LM003 drives inside this model of the external drive, which were 9 mm thick and used PMR recording). It is usable as a bulk cold storage archival drive, provided small random writes are minimised. In order to get a satisfactory performance on a windows PC, do the following: 1. After connecting it to the PC, On windows, Right click on computer -> manage -> device manager -> disks -> Seagate Expansion -> Policies tab -> set to better performance, + enable write caching & disable buffer flushing. (Also it is applicable to some USB flash/SSD disks). 2. After receiving the new disk, before filling with data, quick format this drive with 64KB clusters (NTFS filesystem), For linux user, do not use ext3/4! (unless using packed metadata option, google: SMR drives in linux), this is Drive Managed SMR, so could become very slow on writes (if used with stock ext3 FS) and does not like distributed FS metadata. For mac - it should be OK with HFS, provided 64KB blocksize is used. 3. Enable turbo USB (unless you are on win10 or have UASP usb3.0 controller) - set minimum USB BOTP transfer size to 1MB-2MB. Helps for usb2.0 speeds too :-) 4. When filling the drive with data, expect the writing speed to average at ~30MB/s after first 20GB, and do not be worried about clicks, since it has ~20GB of PMR cache, and once that is full or drive is idle, it has to move that data onto SMR region. 5. Once done with data copy, leave the drive on while it makes clicking sounds (so it can move all the data from PMR region to SMR section). Once the clicks had stopped, you can unmount and then safelly remove it. Unlike the previous PMR version, it does not spin down when idle for long time, so it is better not to leave it on constantly. If this advice is followed, it would be fast for the first 20GB, next time it is used. 6. Do not use it for any dynamic database application or raid0, raid5 or raid6! (it can be sort of ok for soft RAID1, linear or JBOD backup archive)! Also make sure no swap file resides on it! Also do not use it as working drive for P2P downloads, since it is not really designed for random writes. But it is ok with large random reads, so ok to be used as a storage for completed downloads (enable completeion move).
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cheap storage It is what it is - 2tb of cheap storage with a fast usb 3.0 connector.
Date published: 2016-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Portable disk Bought this for my Daughters MacBook Pro as time machine backup. Works great
Date published: 2015-10-24
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Seagate 2TB Expansion Portable External 2.5" Hard Drive PC/XboxOne/Xbox360
Seagate 2TB Expansion Portable External 2.5" Hard Drive PC/XboxOne/Xbox360