Seagate FreeAgent Desktop 500GB USB 2.0 Desktop Hard Drive - ST305004FDA2E1-RK

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Bought this one after trying the Fantom Green Drive. Measured power consumption over time (on my Mac as time machine drive) using Kill A Watt meter. This drive used about 1/3 less than the green drive. Also this drive is much quieter and has a Five year warranty instead of the One year that the Fantom provides. lists the Fantom Drives with 2yr warranty, but don't believe it, they are 1yr warranty.

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Good Backup, must have for pic's, etc.

on 11/25/2008

Product works as described, seagate manager software is easy to use, auto backups are a nice option. A must have for anyone with digital pic's. Make this a proactive purchase!!

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Greate value

on 1/18/2009

It's fast and convenient for use at home, except that the price is a little expensive

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Product Overview

What’s an extra 500GB worth?

Store all your photos, music, videos, and documents with the powerful yet simple Seagate FreeAgent Desk storage solution.

The FreeAgent Desk storage solution includes easy-to-use soft ware that helps keep your information safe and private with automatic backup and encryption of your important files and folders. Environmentally smart utilities help save energy by putting your FreeAgent drive in sleep mode once it has been idle for 15 minutes. Its design is sleek and modern, so you can take advantage of its flexibility to lie on its side or stand upright to maximize your workspace.

Count on the FreeAgent Desk storage solution to store and safeguard everything on your PC—and to look really good doing it.


Manufacturer Seagate
Mfg Part# ST305004FDA2E1-RK
SKU 208921054
UPC 763649009567
UPC 14 00763649009567
Conveniently store all your photos, music, videos and documents in one place thanks to large storage capaciti es of 500GB, 640GB, 1TB and 1.5TB.
Enjoy a sleek, modern design that offers the choice of horizontal or verti cal orientation to complement your desktop environment.
Easily protect your data with automatic backup software.
Keep your important files and folders private with powerful soft ware encryption technology.
Sync content between your FreeAgent Desk drive and other portable drives so you’ll always have your current file versions wherever you are.
Experience fast data transfer with a USB 2.0 interface.
Get started quickly with pre-loaded software. No CDs!
Save energy with an environmentally smart utility that can put your drive in sleep mode once it has been idle for 15 minutes.
Enjoy peace of mind with a 5-year limited warranty from the worldwide leader in storage solutions.
Tech Specs
Capacity: 500GB
USB 2.0: up to 480 Mb/s
Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
Color: Silver
Software Requirements
Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, or Business Service Pack-1
Windows XP Home, Professional, Media Center Edition Service Pack-2
Windows XP/Vista
USB 2.0 Port
Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.
Inside the Box
FreeAgent™|Desk Drive
FreeAgent software pre-loaded on drive (Windows only)
Quickstart guide
Base stand
Attachable feet
USB cable
Power supply
Product Dimensions
6.89" H x 1.33" W x 6.77" L
Weight: 3.06 lb (1.39 kg)
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