Seagate featured in Computer Shopper: Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-portable Drive (500GB)

2010 is a tricky time to buy a speed-sensitive computing peripheral. Speedy next-generation transfer technologies like USB 3.0 and eSATA are popping up in new laptops and desktops, offering much faster transfer rates. But perennial port favorites like USB 2.0 and FireWire are still much more common, and they aren’t about to vanish from home or office computers anytime soon. So, if you happen to have a new PC with, say, a pair of speedy USB 3.0 ports, do you opt for a USB 3.0 external drive that works great at home, but is limited to USB 2.0 speeds on your office machine? And what about when new technologies emerge that may be even faster, like Intel’s Light Peak optical cable technology?

By Matt Safford

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