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Seagate touts GoFlex Desk as world's 'most versatile' external drive

Seagate's new GoFlex Desk external hard drive can hold over 2000 HD movies and supports USB 3.0 and Firewire 800 connections.
Written by Rachel King, Contributor on

Seagate is rolling out a massive new external hard drive today. The GoFlex Desk hosts 4TB of space, which could roughly equate more than 2,000 HD movies.

Compatible with both Mac and Windows computers, Seagate dubs this storage accessory as the "most versatile" external HDD yet with a backwards-compatible USB 3.0 interface and Firewire 800 connectivity options.

The GoFlex Desk drive also hosts an NTFS driver for Mac systems, which should make transfers much easier for users who frequently use both operating systems as files can be accessed from PC and Mac computers without reformatting anything. It also offers automatic, continuous back-up software for all files with encryption.

Although Seagate touts the GoFlex Desk's design for leaving a "a smaller footprint," this portable drive is a little hefty at 2.93 pounds, and it does include a power supply cord.

For anyone that just needs to get a copy of this external drive now, the GoFlex Desk is retailing for $249.99 on Seagate's website now.

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