Seagate FreeAgent … 500GB + Massive External Drive
With increasing advancements and availability of easy downloads, hard disk are often found to be lacking sufficient space. When this happens many people think that they might have to purchase a new hard to use external hard drive. This might have held true in the past but now many hard disk are available that will provide you with sufficient storage capabilities without any complex setup or installation etc. The Seagate FreeAgent 500GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive (Model: ST305004FDA1E1-RK) is one the most reliable and easy to use external hard drive available in the market these days.
This external drive is a favorite of many due to its small physical size which makes it a lot easier to carry around thus suggested both for home and office use.
It has a total storage capacity of 500 GB which will be more then sufficient for most home users and as well as office users. Many people prefer to use DVDs or even Blue Rays but even those are prone to scratches and are complicated to safe guard. This hard drive can be password protected with little or no hassle enabling especially the office user to keep their sensitive or private files in the hard disk without worrying about a breach of security.
For home users, I can say that they will be able store nearly or all of their media libraries in it and even archive them unlike storing in a DVD.
One drawback is that the hard disk uses an external power outlet. But once done the transfer rate is fast. With a transfer rate of 480 Mbps, you will be able to transfer files to and from this hard drive extremely fast. And with 7200 RPMs you will be able to stream through this hard drive with superior performance.
To conclude I will recommend Seagate FreeAgent to be bought. Seagate is a famous and reliable brand thus the hard disk can be trusted to be of a high quality and of delivering and excellent performance. It should be available in most regions for $150 which a good deal for a Seagate 500GBhard disk.