Rated 4 out of 5 by sinko from Works like a charm. Only real con is it can’t be chained. 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. See any errors on this page? I was antsy about paying for a Pegasus or LaCie external thunderbolt drive and this has been a great alternative: Performance results with both Black Magic drive test and XBench test: I changed my System Preferences to never let the drive sleep and have had no problems since.
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I use Time Machine to backup to the drive and found the drive unresponsive on several occasions after the drive had spun-down. Performance results with both Black Magic drive test and XBench test: Rated 4 out of 5 by Johnny Cash from Blazing fast! Adapter worked well – for about 10 minutes! Only shortcoming is that it doesn’t come with a tnunderbolt 3 foot or less Thunderbolt cable for traveling.
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If you have Apple laptop or iMac that supports Thunderbolt and need a fast external drive, this is your best option at the moment. No Longer Available Update Location close. The only downfall no big deal for me thoughis the lack of additional Thunderbolt port for the daisy chain setup.
Completely portable; powered through Thunderbolt cable Transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps Compatibility Works with any portable GoFlex drive. I changed my System Preferences to never let the drive sleep and have had no problems since.
Seagate Thunderbolt Adapters
Rated 1 out of 5 by Pete from Quality Control??? See any errors on this page?
It failed and appeared to be overloading the power supply on my MacBook Air. It works well and fast!
GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter is rated 4. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Speed is truly impressive. I returned it and, knowing that this is a version 1. I use it on my MBA 13, and I gotta say it works amazingly fast.
Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Connect your drive and Thunderbolt cable to provide goglex speeds up to 20 times faster than USB thunverbolt. My iMac has 2 Thunderbolt ports, so I can always use the other one if I have to. 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.
The Pegasus is extremely expensive can’t find any value in herethe next best option was the Lacie, thumderbolt 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. Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter.
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Another issue I had was the drive not waking from sleep on occasion. I was antsy about paying for a Pegasus or LaCie external thunderbolt thunderbllt and this has been a great alternative: Then I found this, a simple Thunderbolt adaptor that fits straight onto your existing Seagate GoFlex harddrive.
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. Be the first to review this item. Rated 4 out of 5 by sinko from Works like a charm.
Rated 5 out of 5 by edgarchieng from This is what you need for speed!! Rated 5 out of 5 by Impressed from Outstanding performance I recently replaced my Mac Pro by a Mac mini with gofleex 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 gkflex. Only T’bolt cables from this vendor are 6. However I have not been able to find any affordable product in the market that would support the Thunderbolt feature on my iMac. Now I can enjoy the speed of Thunderbolt without spending a lot of money.