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Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
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Our Verdict:
The highest scoring high capacity hard drive around, with a very good spec. It has a hard drive capacity of 5TB and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
247g Yes 5TB No Jul 2017
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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 Portable - 5Tb we calculated that there is a 84% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb number 1 across all external hard drives and number 1 in high capacity hard drives.

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Why Has it Scored 90?

Seagate is an excellent external hard drive brand.
At over a year old this external hard drive is slightly out of date, and newer external hard disk drive with more up to date technology are available.
It is one of the best selling external hard drives currently on the market.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Bigger than average hard drive capacity
Faster than average data transfer rate
USB powered

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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Bigger than average hard drive capacity
Faster than average data transfer rate
USB powered
Average weight
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Very slow maximum data transfer rate
Bigger Than Average Hard Drive Capacity
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The average hard drive capacity of all external hard disks is 3.2TB, with the smallest being 1GB and the biggest being 64TB. The Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb's hard drive capacity of 5TB is bigger than 85% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Data Transfer Rate
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The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is faster than 82% of all external harddisk when sorted by this feature. The slowest data transfer rate of external hard disks is 5 Mbit/s, the fastest is 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,600 Mbit/s.

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The weight of the Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb of 247g is fairly average compared to most other external harddisks. It is in the heaviest 43% of all external harddisks when ranked by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard disks.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most other external hard disks, the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external hard disks do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Maximum Data Transfer Rate

The average maximum data transfer rate of all external hard disks is 4,100 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 Portable - 5Tb of only 960 Mbit/s is in the slowest 22% of all external hard disks when sorted by this feature.

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Popularity

The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb has been listed on Kagoo since February 2017 and is currently ranked number 1 out of 445 external hard drives.
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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 Portable - 5Tb, 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 Portable - 5Tb Release Date

July 2017

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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 Portable - 5Tb. However we have checked the rating of all Seagate external hard drives and the average score is 82.4%.

Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb Specification

Key Features
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USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
Logistics Data
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Wi-Fi
USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
USB Connector Type
USB Connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB Connector
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Device Type
Hard Drive Size
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Features
Certification
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Operating System Supported (Mobile)
Operating System Supported (Windows)
LED Indicators
Housing Material
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Data Transfer Rate
Power
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User Guide
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Connectivity Technology
Country of Origin
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

stdr5000101 stdr5000101, seagate stdr5000101, seagate stdr5000201, stdr5000101 2mo, seagate aee681, seagate 2mo

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