Which connector should be used to connect the FreeAgent GoFlex Desk for Mac to the computer?
The GoFlex Desk for Mac drive comes with two interfaces, USB 2.0 and FireWire 800. This allows the drive to be optimized for different computers.
How to Install GoFlex for Mac Bundled Software
The GoFlex for Mac (including GoFlex Desk for Mac, GoFlex Pro for Mac) drives include some optional software to help optimize the drive. This software includes diagnostic software, drivers to activate the capacity gauge lights on the GoFlex for Desk models and storage drivers to disable on-board sleep functions (if they are activated on a Windows computer).