Seagate is a manufacturer that has always fully supported its capabilities storage facilities. However, it has cost them (and is expensive) enough to enter an industry where volatility means death mechanisms, and flexibility today means producing solid state devices. Although Seagate's strong point is still to drive hard customizations, it eventually begins start SSDs at the market, even if they entered external format via USB connection (even though they have M2 NVMe SSDs already on the market).
We will see these two families and what they have to offer us.
FireCuda Gaming SSD, with USB-C and RGB
These SSDs come in two forms, one small "pocket" and one larger, with a 2.5 inch hard drive size. In both cases these components have USB 3.2 Gen2x2 and, thanks to the use of FireCuda NVMe 510 SSD technology, they provide vision speed of up to 2000 MB / s via USB
Improved to provide excellent gaming performance – with this Seagate telling us that we can use it on a PC as an external hard drive for gaming – and it is offered in 500 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB, for housing. double-sided metal and RGB are customized on the "grid" between them.
The BarraCuda Fast SSD, is small, fast and economical
If the previous one had a package type version, these Quick SSD bar They are very small. They come with 500 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB capabilities similar to the FireCuda Gaming family, but this time they use SATA controller and their theoretical speed becomes up to 540 MB / s reading and writing, and according to the manufacturer in this case are designed for laptop users who want to be able to play without problems by installing games on an external SSD instead of a few internal SSDs that usually have laptops.
In this case, the SSD enters a one-piece house with an LED light indicator, and its connection is USB 3.1 Gen2 with a USB-C connector. For some reason, though the SSD theory is intended for the game, Seagate is offering a two month subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan 2 for the purchase of one of these devices.
Price and availability
The new FireDuda Gaming SSD will be available from March at a suggested price of $ 189,99 for the 500 GB version, $ 259.99 for the 1 TB version and $ 499.99 for the 2 TB variant.
For its part, the BarraCuda Fast SSD will be available from February at prices of $ 94.99 for the 500 GB unit, $ 169.99 for the 1 TB unit and, finally, we can see the 2 TB unit for $ 299.99.