Does Seagate 2tb work with PC?

Seagate USB external drives are designed, tested and supported to work with desktop and laptop computers. Seagate USB external drives may be used with many other devices and this article will provide information on other environment the drive could be used on.

Is USB 3.0 fast enough for external hard drives?

With any external hard drive interface, keep in mind that you will only achieve its maximum data transfer rate if your computer-and the external hard drive-support it. USB 3.0 is capable of 625 MB/s. But you’ll pay more for these interfaces, which may not be worth it for all that speed: Most drives are not that fast.

What does a Seagate Expansion portable Drive do?

The Seagate Expansion portable hard drive is compact and perfect for on-the-go. Instantly add storage space to your computer and take large files with you when you travel.

Is Seagate a 3.0 USB?

Lightweight, compact and totally portable, Seagate Basic is designed so that you can bring loads of files wherever you go. Just slip the USB 3.0 external hard drive in your bag, head out and connect to your computer via the included cable.

How do I connect my Seagate Expansion Portable Drive?

Simply plug in the power, plug in the USB cable, and the drive should appear in (My) Computer/This PC and Windows Explorer/File Explorer. For Mac, you will need to reformat the drive prior to using it because it will be read-only on a Mac, which means you will be unable to copy or move data to the drive.

Does USB 3.0 support fast charging?

A USB 2.0 port is able to deliver 0.5 A of power while USB 3.0 is able to output 0.9 A. This means two things: USB 3.0 devices are able to charge faster and USB 3.0 ports can support more power-hungry devices.

What hard drive is in Seagate Expansion?


Model Capacity Length
Seagate® Expansion™ Portable 1.5TB Hard Drive STAX1500102 1-year limited warranty 1.5TB1536.0
Expansion portable hard drive 2TB STEA2000400 2TB2048.0 117.0mm
Expansion portable hard drive 2TB STKM2000300 2TB2048.0 115.3mm
Expansion portable hard drive 2TB STKM2000400 2TB2048.0 115.3mm

How do I access my Seagate Expansion Portable Drive?

How do I fix Seagate Expansion Portable drive?

Quick Tips to Fix Problematic Seagate External Disk:

  1. Try a different USB port on the computer.
  2. Switch to a new cable if the current one is damaged.
  3. Try connecting the drive to a different computer.
  4. Verify if the drive’s light is on.
  5. Try a different power outlet.

How big is the Seagate expansion portable external hard drive?

Easily store and access 2TB of content on the go, with Seagate Expansion Portable. Designed to work with Windows computers, this compact external hard drive makes backup a snap. Just drag-and-drop!

Why do I need a Seagate USB 2.0 hard drive?

Automatic back-up software ensures your files are safe, and plug-and-play operation provides ease of use. Lets you take a variety of music, films, presentations and other files with you on the go. Backward compatible with USB 2.0 for simple connectivity.

Can a Seagate external hard drive be used for a PS4?

* This drive will work as expansion storage for consoles. This includes Wii U, PS4, Xbox One. So will WD drive that I recommend. * You can no longer use this HDD to replace PS4 internal hard drive. Seagate has removed internal SATA connection.

What’s the spin speed of a Seagate expansion?

The Expansion’s internal storage is a low-power drive that spins at just 5,400 rotations per minute, and not at 7,200rpm. The slow spin speed generally translates into slower performance (not in this case though; more on that later) but at the same time also means lower power consumption.