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Seagate Expansion 3TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive Reviews

xRehab

Amazing HDD for CHEAP!!

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Pros: Cheap, great sequential read times, 3tb platter drive, 7200rpm, USB 3.0

Cons: 2.76tb instead of the listed 3tb, USB 3.0

Absolutely love this little guy. Bought it for storage since I run my boot on a SSD and this drive does it all. Tested it to make sure it work when it arrived, and then tore it apart. Took 10 minutes with a guitar pick and a butter knife to pop all the tabs (no screws on the outer shell) and remove it from the PCB that allows it to use USB 3.0. After that it is just your typical 3000GB platter drive from seagate and it hooks up like any other bare drive you could buy. Just make sure to switch it to GPT and reformat the drive to remove the Seagate software that comes preinstalled. After that I just split it up into 3 volumes; 500GB - 1TB - 1.26TB; and achieved some great results. for...
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