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Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB

Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB
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Excellent Brand
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Quite Popular
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Value for Money
Good
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Age
2 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A gigantic hard drive capacity and fully featured 1.1kg external hard drive, with a reasonable price.
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Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB we calculated that there is a 87% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB number 78 in high capacity hard drives and number 186 across all external hard drives.

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Features
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Value for Money
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

Seagate is an excellent external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard disks are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Bigger than average hard drive capacity
USB powered
Plenty of room. and then some
Back up. connect. recharge
Works with mac and windows yes
Two years of onedrive cloud storage for free
Completely manage your backups with seagate dashboard

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each external hard drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the external hard drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec external hard drives come to market, the older external hard drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Key Reasons For and Against

Bigger than average hard drive capacity
USB powered
Very slow data transfer rate
Heavier than average
Very slow maximum data transfer rate
Bigger Than Average Hard Drive Capacity
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The hard drive capacity of the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB of 8TB is bigger than average when compared to most other external hard disks. It is bigger than 95% of all external hard disks when ordered by this feature. The average hard drive capacity of all external hard disks is 3.2TB, with the smallest being 1GB and the biggest being 64TB.

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Very Slow Data Transfer Rate

The data transfer rate of the Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB of only 160 Mbit/s is in the slowest 19% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature. The average data transfer rate of all external hard disk drives is 3,600 Mbit/s, with the slowest being 5 Mbit/s and the fastest being 20,000 Mbit/s.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB of 1.1kg is heavier than average when compared to most other external hard drive. It is in the heaviest 16% of all external harddisks when ordered by this feature. The weights of external hard disks range from 41g to 12kg, and the average weight is 710g.

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USB Powered
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The Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard disks.

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Very Slow Maximum Data Transfer Rate

The maximum data transfer rate of the Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB of only 160 Mbit/s is slower than average when compared to most other external hard disks. It is in the slowest 8% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature. The data transfer rate (max) of external hard disks range from 5 Mbit/s to 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average maximum data transfer rate is 4,100 Mbit/s.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An external hard drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This external hard drive is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB Release Date

August 2016

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When Are Most New Seagate External Hard Drives Released?

Most new Seagate external hard disk drive tend to be released between May and July.

For the latest Seagate external hard drive technology you may be best waiting until May 2019. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current Seagate external hard drives cheaper in May once the latest models have been released. May was the biggest month in 2018 for new Seagate external hard disk drive, with three new Seagate external hard disk drive released that month. In July 2017, 20 new Seagate external hard drives were released making it the biggest month that year for new Seagate external hard drive releases. Six new Seagate external harddisks were released in March 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Seagate external hard drive releases.

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How Fast Do Seagate External Hard Drive Prices Drop After Release?

Seagate external hard drive tend to depreciate faster than most external harddisk.

Most external harddisk drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Seagate external hard disk drives drop in price by 2%. On a typical new Seagate external hard drive costing £179, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £4.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB. However we have checked the rating of all Seagate external hard drives and the average score is 82.4%.

Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB Specification

Key Features
Weight
USB Powered
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USB Connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB Connector
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Operating System Supported (Mac)
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Bus Powered
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Packaging Data
User Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
Connectivity Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

seagate stem8000400, seagate stel8000100, seagate 160mbs

Barcodes

 00763649081143,  00763649093856,  04058154131473

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