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Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB

Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 1.1kg external hard drive.
Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (8TB)
USB powered
8TB
160 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
1.1kg
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75

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB number 190 in high capacity hard drives and number 475 across all external hard drives.

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75
Kagoo Score
76
Brand Rating
81
Features
79
Age

75

75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

Seagate is a very good external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard disk drive are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Big 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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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big hard drive capacity
USB powered
Very slow data transfer rate
Heavy
Slower than average maximum data transfer rate
Big Hard Drive Capacity
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The smallest hard drive capacity of external hard disk is 1GB, the biggest is 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB. The Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB's hard drive capacity of 8TB is very big compared to most other external hard drives. It is bigger than 92% of all external hard drives when ordered by this feature.

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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 slower than 82% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature. The data transfer rates of external hard drives range from 5 Mbit/s to 40,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,800 Mbit/s.

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Heavy

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

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USB Powered
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The Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB is USB powered. 80% of external hard drives also are USB powered.

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Slower Than Average Maximum Data Transfer Rate

The average maximum data transfer rate of all external harddisks is 4,200 Mbit/s, with the slowest being 5 Mbit/s and the fastest being 20,000 Mbit/s. The maximum data transfer rate of the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB of only 160 Mbit/s is slower than 91% of all external harddisk when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB Release Date

August 2016

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When Are Most New Seagate External Harddisk Released?

May to July is the most common period for new Seagate external hard disks to be released in.

That means that most of the latest Seagate external hard drive technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. The biggest month in 2018 for new Seagate external hard drive releases was May, with three new Seagate external hard drives released that month. 20 new Seagate external hard drives were released in July 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Seagate external hard drive releases. In 2016 most new Seagate external hard drives were released in March, with six new Seagate external hard drives released that month.

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

Most external harddisk drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however Seagate external hard disk tend to depreciate faster.

On average Seagate external hard disk drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. On a typical new Seagate external hard drive costing £135, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £3.

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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 76%.

Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Hub - 8TB Specification

Key Features
Weight
USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
USB Connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB Connector
Hard Drive
Device Type
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Type
Interface
Features
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Operating System Supported (Windows)
Colour
Built-in USB Hub
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Power
Bus Powered
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Depth
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Packaging Data
User Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
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Connectivity Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

seagate stel8000100, seagate stem8000400, seagate 160mbs

Barcodes

 00763649081143,  00763649093801,  00763649093856,  04058154131473

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