Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.000 x 5.787 x 1.028 inch / 101.60 x 146.99 x 26.11 mm
Weight: 1.345 lbs / 610.0 g
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Reviewed by Matthew Litwin from San Francisco, CA on 01/08/14
It's a cheap 4tb drive
The spin up from standby on this drive is incredibly loud and takes about 7 seconds for your computer to become responsive. For a backup drive, it spins down constantly. Power management is not configurable, at last on MacOS. It does not honor power management settings so you cannot configure it to not spin down. This is a nightmare if you made this capsule drive for time machine. It will make you insane.
If you return this under warranty to Seagate, even if it is 2 months old, they will send you a refurb drive. Yuck.
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