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Seagate Expansion Portable - 4Tb

Seagate Expansion Portable - 4Tb
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Very Good
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3 Years Old
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Excellent
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and fully featured 247g external hard drive, very good for ALL the cat pictures. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 4TB.
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Big hard drive capacity (4TB)
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Seagate Expansion Portable - 4Tb Price History

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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 Expansion Portable - 4Tb we calculated that there is a 71% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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We have ranked the Seagate Expansion Portable - 4Tb number 15 in high capacity hard drives and number 33 across all external hard drives.

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Why Has it Scored 85?

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 are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Big hard drive capacity
Up to 16,660 hours of digital music
USB 3.0 cable
Expansion portable hard drive
Built-in power management automatically ensures energy-efficient operationwhat's in the box
Drag and drop to save files to the expansion portable drive
Installs in seconds
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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

Big hard drive capacity
USB powered
ok weight
Very slow data transfer rate
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Does not have a built-in battery
Very slow maximum data transfer rate
Big Hard Drive Capacity
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External hard disk drives have hard drive capacities of between 1GB and 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB. The Seagate Portable - 4Tb's hard drive capacity of 4TB is bigger than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is bigger than 76% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Data Transfer Rate

The average data transfer rate of all external hard drives is 3,800 Mbit/s, with the slowest being 5 Mbit/s and the fastest being 40,000 Mbit/s. The Portable - 4Tb's data transfer rate of only 960 Mbit/s is slower than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is slower than 68% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature.

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The weight of the Portable - 4Tb of 247g is ok compared to most other external hard drives. It is heavier than 58% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The Seagate Portable - 4Tb is USB powered. 80% of external hard drives also are USB powered.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Portable - 4Tb does not have a Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of external hard disk drive also do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Battery

The Portable - 4Tb does not have a built-in battery. 98% of external hard disk drives also do not have a built-in battery.

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Very Slow Maximum Data Transfer Rate

The Seagate Portable - 4Tb's maximum data transfer rate of only 960 Mbit/s is slower than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the slowest 21% of all external hard drives when ordered by this feature. The average maximum data transfer rate of all external hard disk is 4,200 Mbit/s, with the slowest being 5 Mbit/s and the fastest being 20,000 Mbit/s.

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Popularity

The Seagate Expansion Portable - 4Tb has been listed on Kagoo since February 2017 and is currently ranked number 33 out of 378 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 Expansion Portable - 4Tb, 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 Expansion Portable - 4Tb Release Date

January 2016

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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 Expansion Portable - 4Tb. However we have checked the rating of all Seagate external hard drives and the average score is 76%.

Seagate Expansion Portable - 4Tb Specification

Key Features
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USB Powered
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

seagate stdr4000900, seagate stdr4000901, seagate stdr4000200, seagate stea4000407, seagate stea4000400, seagate stea4000402, seagate stdr4000902, seagate stdr4000100, seagate hxm401tcbgm, seagate stgd4000400, maxtor hxm401tcbgm, seagate 1406011031, seagate 1k9aac570, seagate n164352w, seagate 21080552, seagate n228624w, seagate 10146411, seagate n214651w, seagate 10168352, seagate n164350w, seagate 10174600, seagate 8208550, seagate 1619642, seagate afe561, seagate 759570, seagate usb30, seagate 2mo, seagate ps4, seagate 4tb

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