Storage


Seagate Goes Big with Largest Mobile Drive to Date

November 15, 2016

By Greg Scoblete

Between 4K video and ultra high resolution still images, file sizes continue to grow.

Seagate’s new Backup Plus Portable 5TB drive, the industry’s highest capacity mobile drive on the market, should help you keep pace with these mushrooming megabytes.

The Backup Plus uses the company’s BarraCuda internal drive with Seagate Dashboard software to help your organize and customize your backup options.

The drive works with PCs out of the box and with Macs when you install an NTFS driver. It connects to both via USB 3.0. Size-wise, the drive measures in at 20.5mm with an aluminum cover. It will be sold in black, silver, red and blue, is available this month and will set you back $190.