I used these primarily as an external scratch disk for my video editing software. Rated 1 out of 5 by Pete from Quality Control??? Be the first to review this item. Now I can enjoy the speed of Thunderbolt without spending a lot of money. If you have Apple laptop or iMac that supports Thunderbolt and need a fast external drive, this is your best option at the moment. The only downfall no big deal for me though , is the lack of additional Thunderbolt port for the daisy chain setup. Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter.
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Performance results with both Black Magic drive test and XBench test: Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Now I can enjoy the speed of Thunderbolt without spending a lot of money. This is godsend to be honest, it cost less if you buy with the GoFlex hdd than half the price of the Lacie.
Then I found this, a simple Thunderbolt adaptor that fits straight onto your existing Seagate GoFlex harddrive. I returned it and, knowing that this is a version 1. I was antsy about paying for a Pegasus or LaCie external thunderbolt drive and this has been a great alternative: Connect your drive and Thunderbolt cable to provide interface speeds up to 20 times faster than USB 2.
Rated 4 out of 5 by sinko from Works like a charm. My iMac has 2 Thunderbolt ports, so I can always use the other one if I have to. 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.
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GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter is rated 4. Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter. Another issue I had was the drive not waking from sleep on occasion.
However, I thunerbolt 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.
I use Time Machine to backup to the drive and found the drive unresponsive on several occasions after the drive had spun-down. Only shortcoming is that it doesn’t come with a short 3 foot or less Thunderbolt cable for traveling. Only T’bolt cables from this vendor are 6.
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Thunderbklt 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.
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.
Only real con is it can’t be chained.
I changed my System Preferences to never let gofle drive sleep and have had no problems since. The only downfall no big deal for me thoughis the lack of additional Thunderbolt port for the daisy chain setup.
Thknderbolt the first to review this item. However I have not been able to find any affordable product in the market that would support the Thunderbolt feature on my iMac.
One nice feature is that you can physically attach a bare 2. Rated 5 out of 5 by edgarchieng from This is what you need for speed!! Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.
See any errors on gofle page? Adapter worked well – for about 10 minutes! I used these primarily as an external scratch disk for my video editing software.
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Speed is truly impressive. It failed and appeared to be overloading the power supply on my MacBook Air. Completely portable; powered through Thunderbolt cable Transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps Compatibility Works with any portable GoFlex drive. If you have Gflex laptop or iMac that supports Thunderbolt and need a thunverbolt external drive, this is your best option at the moment. No Longer Available Update Location close. Rated 1 out of 5 by Pete from Quality Control???