Seagate Basic 4TB Portable External Hard Drive


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Seagate Basic 4TB Portable External Hard Drive, 2.5", USB 3.0, Grey


The Easy Way to Store and Go


Take on your day with a simple, reliable backup. Simple, compact, and PC compatible. Seagate Basic 4TB Portable External Hard drive gives you additional on-the-go storage and lets you take along large files when you travel.

  • Leverage simple drag-and-drop usability
  • Expand your computer’s capacity with a lightweight, compact solution
  • Take advantage of instant plug-and-play PC compatibility
  • Transfer files fast with USB 3.0, backwards-compatible with USB 2.0


Set-up for PCs is simple and straightforward: simply connect a single USB cable and you are ready to go. The drive is powered by a USB cable, so there is no need for an external power supply. It is automatically recognised by the Windows 12 operating system, so there is no software to install and nothing to configure. Just connect and take advantage of the fast data transfer speeds with the USB 3.0 interface by connecting to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port.

It is important to use external hard drives as one of your backup strategies.  The following exert is taken from Seagate

What is a 3-2-1 Backup Strategy?

Justifying the need for data backup within any enterprise today should be a simple task. However, determining an organisation’s best backup strategy might not be as easy. There are numerous hardware and software options to choose from, and a myriad of suggested policies and procedures describing how to use them. Considering this, some may find it interesting that one of the most popular data backup strategies originated from a creative professional — a photographer who formulated a rule by querying IT professionals — rather than from an IT company or standards organisation, as one might have expected.

More information can be found at What is a 3-2-1 Backup Strategy? - Backup and Recovery | Seagate UK

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Brand Seagate
Series Basic
Storage Capacity 4TB
Interface USB 3.0
Width 80mm
Length 117mm
Height 20mm
Weight 270g
Package Contents Seagate Basic

20c, USB 3.0 Cable

Quick Start Guide

Additional information

Weight 0.260 g