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Seagate Backup Plus 1TB STDR1000300 USB 3.0 Portable Drive Review

  1. Introduction
  2. Packaging, Specifications and Initial Impressions
  3. Test Setup and Methodology
  4. AS SSD Benchmark
  5. ATTO Benchmark
  6. CrystalDisk Mark Benchmark
  7. HDTune Pro Benchmark
  8. File Transfer Tests
  9. Conclusion
  10. View All

No complaints with this drive. It performs nicely, has good file transfer with small file size and compressed file transfers. Its not really slow even with larger movie folder transfers either. The casing could be bit stronger.

I have nothing but good things to say about this drive. You need to note that this drive is priced at US$68.99/ UK £54.99/ INR Rs. 4,185. Considering the performance, it would end up as one of the default choices for many.

Seagate sent its Backup Plus 1TB USB 3.0 Portable drive for review. The drive has a 12.1mm Z-Axis thickness with plastic shell. There's really nothing much to talk about, except that the drive uses an SATA 6Gb/s 5400 RPM drive modelled 'ST1000LM024' either modelled as Seagate Momentus or as Samsung Spin point. We’ll see how this drive performs and compares with the previous tested portable drives. Seagate’s portable drive packaging is pretty basic. The rear packaging emphasizes on social media backup. But Seagate did mention on the box that the drive comes with 3 years warranty. There's…

Review Overview

Form Factor - 8.5
Build Quality - 6.5
Value - 9
Warranty Period - 9
Performance - 8.5

8.3

BBQ Score

Summary : No complaints with this drive. It performs nicely, has good file transfer with small file size and compressed file transfers. Its not really slow even with larger movie folder transfers either. The casing could be bit stronger.

  • Good enough transfer speed
  • 3 Years Warranty
  • Good value
  • Build quality could be better

Seagate Backup Plus 1TB STDR1000300 USB 3.0 Portable Drive silver Award

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