GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter is rated 4. However I have not been able to find any affordable product in the market that would support the Thunderbolt feature on my iMac. Speed is truly impressive. It failed and appeared to be overloading the power supply on my MacBook Air. This is godsend to be honest, it cost less if you buy with the GoFlex hdd than half the price of the Lacie. The only downfall no big deal for me though , is the lack of additional Thunderbolt port for the daisy chain setup.
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Another issue I had was the drive not waking from sleep on occasion.
It failed and appeared to be overloading the power supply on my MacBook Air. Rated 5 out of 5 by edgarchieng from This is what you need for speed!!
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I was antsy about paying for a Pegasus or LaCie external thunderbolt drive and this has been a great alternative: However I have not been able to find any affordable product in the market that would support the Thunderbolt feature on my iMac.
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One nice feature is that you can physically attach a bare 2. My iMac has 2 Thunderbolt ports, tyunderbolt I can always use the other one if I have to. Seagate GoFlex Gofex Adapter. I used these primarily as an external scratch disk for my video editing software. See any errors on this page? GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter is rated 4. The only downfall no big deal for me thoughis the lack of additional Thunderbolt port for the daisy chain setup.
This is godsend to be honest, it cost less if you buy with the GoFlex hdd than half the price of the Lacie. Connect your drive and Thunderbolt cable to provide interface speeds up to 20 times faster than USB 2.
Although it won’t tell me my transfer rate like Windows would otherwise show, it can transfer my stuff from my hard drive to my external GoFlex 60GB worth of data, mostly movies in just 30 mins. Rated 1 out of 5 by Pete from Quality Control??? I returned it and, knowing that this is a version 1. Only real con is it can’t be chained.
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The Pegasus is extremely expensive can’t find any value in herethe next best option was the Lacie, which was half the price of the Pegasus but reviews mentioned about the extremely loud fan noise for the case, so that was out of the window.
Only shortcoming is that it doesn’t come with a short 3 foot or less Thunderbolt cable for traveling. Rated 4 out of 5 by sinko from Works like a charm.
I use Time Machine thundefbolt backup to the drive and found the drive unresponsive on several occasions after the drive had spun-down. However, I wouldn’t recommend using this baby with Time Machine and watching movies at once, somehow the Time Machine robs up all speed and your movie gets choppy while it backs up, otherwise for dowloading and data thunderbolf, it pays itself in no time, literally.
I use it on my MBA 13, and I gotta say it works amazingly fast. Performance results with both Black Magic drive test and XBench test: Rated 4 out of 5 by Johnny Cash from Blazing fast! Speed is truly impressive. Be the first to review this item.
Now I can enjoy goflsx speed of Thunderbolt without spending a lot of money. Then I found this, a simple Thunderbolt adaptor that fits straight onto your existing Seagate GoFlex harddrive. If you have Apple laptop or iMac that supports Thunderbolt and need a fast external drive, this is your best option at the moment.