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What are the significant differences between Seagate Expansion Portable 1 TB USB 3.0 (Model STAX1000302) and Seagate Free Agent GoFlex 1TB USB 3.0 (Model STAA1000302) except Data Encryption? I found Expansion models are cheaper.



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closed as off topic by MDMarra, Kyle Smith, Zypher Mar 22 '12 at 18:53

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We have a faq. As a new user, a blue banner prompted you to read it before you asked this question. Read it before you ask your next one. – MDMarra Mar 22 '12 at 18:48
@MDMarra: Sorry for the question I have asked at wrong place. Thanks for the advise. I'll post it at 'Super User'. Cheers. – Arindam Banerjee Mar 22 '12 at 20:27
This is the definition of "Too Localized". Asking for specific product recommendations like this will likely get your topic closed anywhere in the network. It wouldn't hurt to try asking it there, but don't be surprised if it's closed just as fast. – MDMarra Mar 22 '12 at 20:33

The output of:

diff -u <(lynx -dump <(lynx -dump

tells it all:

-Seagate® Expansion™ Portable Drives
+FreeAgent® GoFlex™ Ultra–portable Drive

-A basic drive that goes wherever you do.
+This ultra–upgradable, ultra–portable hard drive makes it ultra–easy for you
+to store, backup, encrypt and access your files anytime, anywhere.

-     * Available with USB 2.0 or 3.0 plug–and–play connectivity.
-     * Transport files from one computer to another.
-     * Carry data wherever you need it.
+     * Features USB 2.0 or 3.0 plug–and–play connectivity
+     * Includes pre–loaded easy–to–use backup software
+     * Lets you upgrade to USB 3.0, FireWire^® 800 or eSATA
+     * Allows you to access your content on your TV, network and on–the–go
+       when combined with other GoFlex devices
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+1 for gratuitous use of diff – voretaq7 Mar 22 '12 at 19:02
@ MikeyB: THANKS FOR YOUR VALUABLE COMMENTS – Arindam Banerjee Mar 22 '12 at 20:23
@ArindamBanerjee HE IS A TRUE SCHOLAR AND GENTLEMAN! – Wesley Mar 22 '12 at 21:05

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