No Longer Available Update Location close. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. My iMac has 2 Thunderbolt ports, so I can always use the other one if I have to. I used these primarily as an external scratch disk for my video editing software. 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 transfers, it pays itself in no time, literally. It failed and appeared to be overloading the power supply on my MacBook Air. 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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Rated 5 out of 5 by Impressed from Outstanding performance I recently replaced my Mac Pro by a Mac mini with a solid state drive and was totally blown away by how fast and completely silent it is for the price.
Backup Plus and GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt Software for Mac | Seagate
However I have not been able to find any affordable product in the market that would support the Thunderbolt feature on my iMac. Another issue I had was the drive not waking from sleep on occasion. However, I wouldn’t thhunderbolt 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 transfers, it pays itself in no time, literally.
Completely portable; powered through Thunderbolt cable Thunderrbolt speeds of up to 10 Gbps Compatibility Works with any portable GoFlex drive.
Seagate Thunderbolt Adapters
Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. I use Time Machine to backup to the drive and found the drive unresponsive on several occasions after the drive had spun-down.
Rated 4 out of 5 by sinko from Works like a charm. Connect your drive and Thunderbolt cable to provide interface speeds thundsrbolt to 20 times faster than USB 2.
Update Unrecognized Zip Code. 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. Then I found this, a simple Thunderbolt adaptor that fits straight onto your existing Seagate GoFlex harddrive. Be the first to review this item. Performance results with both Black Magic drive test and XBench test: See any errors on this page?
I used these primarily as an external scratch disk for my video editing software. If you have Apple laptop or iMac that supports Thunderbolt and need a fast external drive, this is your best option at the moment. Speed is truly impressive.
Only T’bolt cables from this vendor are 6. My iMac has 2 Thunderbolt ports, so I can always use the other one thunderbo,t I have to.
Thunderbolt | Seagate
Adapter worked well – for about 10 minutes! One nice feature is that you can physically attach a bare 2. It failed and appeared to be overloading the power thunderbbolt on my MacBook Air.
I use thunderbotl on my MBA 13, and I gotta say it works amazingly fast. I was antsy about paying for a Pegasus or LaCie external thunderbolt drive and this has been a great alternative: I returned it and, knowing that this is a version 1.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Pete from Quality Control??? Now I can enjoy the speed of Thunderbolt thunderblt spending a lot of money. Only real con is it can’t be chained. Rated 4 out of 5 by Johnny Cash from Blazing fast!
Only shortcoming is that it doesn’t come with a short 3 foot or less Thunderbolt cable for traveling. This is godsend to be honest, it cost less if you buy with the GoFlex hdd than half the price of the Lacie. 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 goclex mentioned about the extremely loud fan noise for the case, so that was out of the window.
I changed my System Preferences to never let the drive sleep and have had no problems since. GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter is rated 4. It works well and fast! The only downfall no big deal for me thoughis the lack of additional Thunderbolt port for the daisy chain setup.