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Seagate GoFlex Desk Kit 2TB USB 3.0 Black External Hard Drive STAC2000106 Reviews

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Seagate GoFlex external drive kit is OK

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Pros: Standard SATA III drive; base allows other SATA drives to plug into it

Cons: Uses Memeo backup software; custom USB3 cable; spare cables do not seem available.

I saw this kit bundled together on Newegg with a PCIE 2.0 USB3 port. This is what I need, I thought.   I had been using a WD MyBook World Ethernet drive. As a drive it was nice, but the Memeo software that ran the backups was a kludge. Worse: it couldn't find the previous backup, so each time a user started the computer, we had to cancel what it was doing and start a new backup. Given that our relationship was with WD, not Memeo, you may imagine that we eventually gave up trying to get help. So I vowed my next NAS would not be WD. Hence, a Seagate this time.   In the interim I had installed internal backups, but that's no good if someone steals your rig (that happened...
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