Seagate Wireless Mobile Storage 500GB Portable Hard Drive Review


Test System

Before taking a look at the benchmarks, lets take a quick look at the test system used for this test. The test system is running an Intel i5-4690K processor on a Gigabyte Z97M Gaming-5 motherboard, pushing the processor to 4.4GHz. All testing was done using a fresh install of Windows 8.1 64-bit on a Samsung EVO 750GB SSD.


Intel Z97 Test Platform:

Intel LGA1050 Test Platform
Component Brand/Model Live Pricing
Processor Intel Core i5-4690K Click Here
Motherboard Gigabyte Z97MX Gaming-5 Click Here
Case NZXT Razer H440 Click Here
Memory Kingston HyperX Blu DDR3 1866MHz Click Here
Video Card eVGA GTX 970 SC Click Here
Hard Drive Samsung Evo 750GB SSD Click Here
Storage Drive 2 Western Digital 3TB Red NAS Click Here
Keyboard Corsair K60 Click Here
Mouse Thermaltake Level 10 Click Here
Power Supply Thermaltake Smart M850W Click Here
Operating System Windows 8.1 64-Bit Click Here

Mobile Devices:

As the Seagate Wireless drive is designed to be used for streaming to mobile devices, we will test it using the Samsung Note 4 (running Android 4.4.4), and two Samsung Galaxy S5 (running Android 5.0).

Seagate Wireless CrystalDiskInfo:


Let’s get to using the Seagate Wireless 500GB drive and seeing how well it streams video to multiple devices.