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Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review

Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review

Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review - PCSTATS
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Abstract: The Backup Plus Slim is a self-contained 2.5" SATA-600 interface hard drive in a black aluminum and plastic enclosure which connects via USB 3.0 cable to any PC or Mac computer.
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External Mfg. Website: Seagate Sep 21 2015   Max Page  
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Storage Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage

Although Seagate's 2TB Backup Plus Slim is built around a mechanical 2.5" laptop SATA-600 hard drive, it connects to the PC via USB 3.0. Keep this in mind as you look over PCSTATS hard drive benchmark set.

Futuremark PCMark Vantage - HDD Suite Source: FutureMark

PCMark Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Windows Vista PC from multi media home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and hi-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportFuturemark PCMark Vantage - HDD Suite
Windows Defender: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 21.27
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 25.6
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 30.7
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 26.4
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 27.4
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 27.6
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 45.2
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 32.6
Gaming: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 11.14
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 17.9
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 18.7
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 16.1
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 16.9
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 17
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 53.5
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 36
Importing to Photo Gallery: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 43.27
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 60.5
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 65.1
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 56.6
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 69.3
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 65
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 88.1
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 51.7
Windows Vista Startup: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 16.11
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 22.6
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 23.5
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 18.9
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 20.9
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 20.3
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 44.5
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 32
Editing w/h Movie Maker: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 51.05
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 40.5
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 68.4
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 43.3
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 43.4
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 45.8
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 53.1
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 30.5
Media Center: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 104.62
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 84.3
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 143.3
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 91.7
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 115.2
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 109
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 88
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 61.7
Adding Files to Media Player: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 9.87
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 11
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 14.4
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 10.2
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 10.1
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 10.5
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 20.5
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 13
Application Loading: Points Ranking
Seagate BackupPlus 2TB USB3 External 4.288
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 HDD 8
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 7.3
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 5.3
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 5.3
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 5.4
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 16.3
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 11.4

The 5400RPM hard disk inside Seagate's Backup Plus Slim external drive may use the SATA-600 interface, but the 2.5" drive communicates with the PC via USB 3.0. Consequently, results are a little lower than the other hard drives in this benchmark set.

HD Tune is next.

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Contents of Article: Seagate STDR2000100
 Pg 1.  Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review
 Pg 2.  360-Degree Product View
 Pg 3.  — Storage Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage
 Pg 4.  HDD Benchmarks: HD Tune Pro Read / Write
 Pg 5.  HDD Benchmarks: Sandra 2012, HD Tach
 Pg 6.  File Transfer Test & Conclusions

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