Expansion Desktop

Expansion Desktop Drive

An Easy-To-Use Storage Solution

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Simple add-on storage

The Seagate® Expansion™ External hard drive by Seagate offers an easy-to-use solution when you need to add data storage to your computer instantly.

  • Drag and drop file saving, right out of the box
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0 connectivity
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The easy-to-use storage solution

The Expansion external hard drive can be installed easily by plugging in two cords. Start saving your digital files to this hard drive within seconds of removing it from the box.

Adds storage capacity instantly

Digital photos, video and music files can tax your computer’s storage, causing performance to decline as its internal hard drive fills to capacity.

1Photos based on a 10 megapixel camera producing images 5MB in size
2Songs based on average length of 4 minutes, 4MB size
3HD video based on 720p or 1080i video
4Blu-ray HD Movie was calculated at 16.2GB per hour recording rate

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Trusted Seagate quality and support

Seagate has delivered proven, reliable storage solutions for more than 30 years.

With more than one billion hard drives shipped, Seagate continues to stand behind its quality by including a limited warranty with the Expansion external hard drive. Additionally, Seagate support is always available should you have questions or need assistance with using your Expansion external hard drive.

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Can be installed in seconds

Seagate® Expansion® External hard drive features make it easy to start using this drive within seconds of removing it from the box:

  • Simply plug in the included power supply and USB cable
  • The hard drive is automatically recognised by the Windows operating system — no software to install and nothing to configure
  • Drag and drop to save files to the Expansion external hard drive
  • Built-in power management automatically ensures energy-efficient operation

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More storage for your computer

The Expansion external hard drive features a range of capacities, with the 3TB model offering enough data storage for:

  • Up to 3,000 hours of digital video
  • Up to 750 two-hour DVD films
  • Up to 960,000 digital photos
  • Up to 49,980 hours of digital music

Prefect for

  • Add more storage space to your computer instantly
  • Free up space on your internal hard drive to increase computer performance

What's in the box?

What's in the box?

  • Expansion external hard drive
  • USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 cable
  • Power adapter
  • Quick start guide
  • 1-year limited warranty

System Requirement

  • Windows® 8, 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP SP3 (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port (required for USB 3.0 transfer speeds or backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports at USB 2.0 transfer speeds)

Typical Weight
  • Seagate® Expansion Desktop 1TB USB 3.0 Drive
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  • Seagate® Expansion Desktop 2TB USB 3.0 Drive
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  • Seagate® Expansion Desktop 3TB USB 3.0 Drive
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  • Seagate® Expansion Desktop 4TB USB 3.0 Drive
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  • Seagate® Expansion Desktop 5TB USB 3.0 Drive
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USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0
2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years
179.5mm 179.5mm 179.5mm 179.5mm 179.5mm
118.0mm 118.0mm 118.0mm 118.0mm 118.0mm
940g 940g 940g 940g 940g