Seagate – a popular hard disk manufacturer just launched the FreeAgent GoFlex series of external hard drives. The FreeAgent GoFlex series of external hard disks can connect to various ports like USB 2.0, USB 3.0, Firewire 400, Firewire 800, and eSATA. The FreeAgent GoFlex external hard disk(s) comes with interchangeable cables and desktop adapters that give these drives such a high level of flexibility.
The FreeAgent GoFlex hard disks also come with a special NTFS driver for Mac, which allows users to use a NTFS drive on a Mac. By default, Mac Snow Leopard (OSX) does not support read/write to NTFS partitions.
GoFlexâ„¢ interface cables are about providing the speed, performance and connectivity people need to support their interaction with their digital content. The explosive growth of video capture and multimedia collecting is expanding personal digital libraries to terabytes worth of content within the home,said Dave Mosley, executive vice president, Sales, Marketing and Product Line Management at Seagate. These trends are driving demand for high-capacity, high-performance storage. The GoFlexâ„¢ family of storage products meets this need by delivering simple, USB 2.0 storage and backup devices, with the flexibility to adapt as interface technology advances by using the various GoFlexâ„¢ cables and accessories to access content stored on the same drive.
The 5400 RPM 2.5 inch 320Gb FreeAgent GoFlex has a MSRP of $99.99, while the 5400 RPM 1TB GoFlex costs $199.99. The 7200RPM 500GB hard disk costs $159.99, and the 750GB 7500RPM hard disk costs $199.99.