With FireWire 400, write speed was 6 minutes and 21 seconds, and read speed was 5 minutes and 1 second. Read More… What We Liked… Attractive design Foolproof operation Docking station Fast transfer speeds via FireWire FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0 connectivity What We Didn’t… Pricey for non-FireWire users Ask ! Prime Joined: Aug 22, 2001 Messages: 14,533 Likes Received: 18 It seems that there are a lot of reports that the FreeAgent drives do not work with Macs... have a peek here
You can also give the volume a name if you wish. 6. Les charge 50-70 dollars more to mac users? He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. Go Top-Rated Storage 1 Samsung SSD 850 EVO (2TB) Rated 4.5 / 5 Stars Read Our Review from $799.99 2 Kingston HyperX Predator (480GB) Rated 4.5 / 5 Stars Read Our http://www.seagate.com/support/external-hard-drives/portable-hard-drives/freeagent-go-mac/
Although you can use an optional power adapter via the DC-in jack, we found that a single USB or FireWire connection delivered ample power to the device. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Launch "Disk Utility" (it's in the "Utilities" folder which is inside your "Applications" folder) 3. Is there anyway to do this?
From the choices you are offered, choose "HFS, journaled". Seagate Freeagent Mac Driver It works. -- Edit: Yeah ok, nevermind. More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Come on.... #7 FredP101, Jun 2, 2009 gd6778 uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 25, 2005 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 This did not work for me.
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Rebel12, Mar 13, 2012 Rebel12 macrumors newbie Joined: Mar 13, 2012 #11 Formatting GoFlex Seagate External Harddrive Following Seagate Freeagent Go 320gb iPad Pro Leather Sleeve Review! Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Click down below to begin the re-initialization process.
Maybe it's defective. navigate here In our tests using a MacBook Pro with a 2.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a FireWire 800 connection, we transferred a 10GB folder—containing mixed media and data files—to the For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. they sell the same exact model for $60 dollars more and say that one is mac compatible, but this one is not? Seagate Freeagent Go Mac Compatible
Reformatted to GUID / HFS as per above instructions or some variant of. For any reason. I use a Firewire 800 link for Time Machine on an iMac.If possible, try a different Goflex adaptor with your hard drive (that is the beauty of Goflex). http://directxfaq.com/seagate-freeagent/freeagent-go-drivers-mac.php Not cool .
Some have USB and others have Firewire 800. How To Format Seagate External Hard Drive For Mac That if I wanted a mac compatible drive to get the desk drive MAC version. ($$ChaChing$$) Seagate was trying to impose a Mac-Tax. #11 FredP101, Jun 9, 2009 Satcomer and Plug the drive into the Mac, turn it on, let it spin up.
I have a Windows box I can stick it on if I have too but I would prefer the Mac. Sign in to continue to Docs Enter your email Find my account Sign in with a different account Create account One Google Account for everything Google About Google Privacy Terms Help Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion Seagate Freeagent Pro macosx.com Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links Search Media New Media Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile Posts
Related Reading See All Reviews of Seagate Products Buffalo MiniStation DataVault Review Maxtor Black Armor Review Seagate FreeAgent Go (320GB) Review SimpleTech Signature Mini (500GB) Review Specifications Key Specs Capacity: 250GB Click on the ERASE tab. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply connerfrei2, Feb 12, 2012 connerfrei2 macrumors newbie Joined: Feb 12, 2012 #10 No HFS, journaled I tried this this contact form Seagate freeagent go usb device driver download Driver for seagate freeagent go Driver for seagate freeagent go Does 500 GB Seagate Freeagent go required any driver in Window Xp Sp3?
Click down below to begin the re-initialization process. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices One account. My mac will recognize it but i can't use it. You can also give the volume a name if you wish. 6.
Thankfully! It seems strange that a disk is "Windows-only." Blows my little computer science mind, as it seems to be more trouble to make a disk drive incompatible with certain operating systems. That's why I stick with Western Digital. Whatever... #14 datbates, Jun 18, 2009 icemanjc uix_expand uix_collapse I'm cool, I have a mac.
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I bought the Windows version too thinking I can reformat it to use on Mac, but Disk Utility won't recognize it. If you go to Disk utilities on mac Select the drive heading then select partition split the partition into 2 even partitions. If the Volume Format defaults to MS-DOS (FAT), you have a problem.
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The FreeAgent Go for Mac has a $30 to $40 list-price premium over the non-Mac model. Why Can't I Copy Multiple Files From One Portable Hard Drive to Another?