Seagate GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt adapter review: Best deal so far
CNET Editor Dong Ngo reviews the GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt adapter from Seagate and finds it to be the best option for those looking for a single-volume Thunderbolt storage solution on the market to date.
Finally, you now can have access to a Thunderbolt storage device without having to sell an arm and a leg, but maybe just a little finger.
Seagate's latest adapter for its superflexible external hard drive, the
While $190 is not a small amount, the
To add icing to this good deal, the Thunderbolt adapter also works with
In my testing, the adapter offered excellent performance. Having two Thunderbolt ports, it can be used with multiple Thunderbolt devices in a daisy-chain setup, or you can choose to use multiple adapters to add more storage via your Mac's Thunderbolt port.
The adapter, unfortunately, doesn't come with a Thunderbolt cable, which is required for it to work. However, this is a common thing for all Thunderbolt storage devices on the market and more of a issue with Apple than with the storage vendors.
To find out how good of a deal the adapter is, compared with others, check out the