Product Comparison: Seagate Game Drive vs Seagate Expansion

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General Specifications
Game Drive
About the Product
No more deleting games from the PS4 console just to make room for new ones—store 100+ titles with 4TB of portable external hard drive storage. The Seagate Game Drive for PS4 delivers no lag performance, quick step by step setup, and plug and play USB 3.0 connectivity—no power cable needed.
The Seagate Expansion Portable hard drive offers an easy-to-use solution when you need to instantly add storage to your computer and take files on the go.
Key Specs
Storage Drive Type
4000 GB
1000 GB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Seagate Game Drive Portable External USB Hard Drive for PlayStation 4
  • Works so well, you'll be happy to know that you have lots of space.
  • Great big size for my many games. Easy to install.
  • Good storage capacity. The hard disk weight is light.
  • Install is dead easy - just plug it in and then in your PS4 menu you format the drive which takes less than a minute.
  • Easy to setup and transfer to it so the console storage was freed up.
Seagate Expansion Portable 1TB External Hard Drive HDD
  • Great compact enclosures. I would suggest putting on some small rubber 'feet' on the base to lift it up and allow any heat to dissipate more freely.
  • I decided on this one purely because of the price point, the capacity, and the fact it was a Seagate!
  • This is my 4th Expansion 4 TB USB 3.0 Hard Drive but I have 7 more ranging between 1TB and 5TB capacity. The first I purchased in 2007 and have never looked back. All are going strong.
  • I bought the 2TB version. Usually, there's a tiny inaccuracy in the capacity. This version is actually 1.81 TB.
  • High-capacity HDDs are also a worry of course, because when they fail they take away a *lot* of data in one go, so these are only used for remote copies of data that is mirrored elsewhere on entirely different devices.
Size & Weight
Blue / Black
0.81 in.
0.58 in.
4.47 in.
4.61 in.
2.99 in.
3.15 in.
7.94 oz.
5.92 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Seagate Game Drive Portable External USB Hard Drive for PlayStation 4
  • The full size of the hard drive is compact.
  • It's a very good size makes it very portable. It can fit in your pocket pretty much.
  • Small size makes it easy to place around the PS4. Sleek design matches PS4 so it looks natural.
  • Just the right size, and just the right price!
  • It's lightweight and about the same size as the two and a half inch drive.
Seagate Expansion Portable 1TB External Hard Drive HDD
  • Opening the box, the unit is very compact, but functionally has done everything we’ve asked of it.
  • This device is so compact and reliable you can take it anywhere. Excellent value for money. Highly-recommended.
  • I bought it because it was compact but wish I'd gone bigger or another one now because it does feel like the manufacturers did the minimal they could.
  • I’ve never had any data crashes or losses, and the hard drive itself it small and compact for the amount of data it stores.
  • Runs smoothly and is nice and compact.
OS Compatibility
Windows 10/8/7/Vista
USB 3.0
USB 3.0
Backup Function
Data Protection
Password protection
Super Portable, Sleek and Tough, Black aluminium enclosure, Plug and Play
Drag and drop file saving, right out of the box, Fast data transfer with USB 3.0 connectivity
What customers say about "Features"
Seagate Game Drive Portable External USB Hard Drive for PlayStation 4
  • It's easy to use, just follow easy steps to install it, it's basically plug and play its that simple and it works good.
  • Perfect for gaming. It never fails to work at all!
  • This external hard drive works really well with my PS4. It is straightforward and quick to just plug it in, format, and get started.
  • This simple external hard drive really expanded my storage capability with my PS4 and I like having such an easy solution to add more games.
  • The USB 3.0 connection cable is not aesthetically designed for the PS4 console.
Seagate Expansion Portable 1TB External Hard Drive HDD
  • USB3.0 made loading the drive up for the boss a breeze. This feature is wasted on him, but will definitely benefit me down the line when adding new photos.
  • It could be quieter, but it has good power saving features such as shutting down when not plugged into a computer.
  • Works fine. Took a while to arrive. I can't give it 5 stars as durability and longevity are key features and I have just received it.
  • Note, this drive does not feature a Kensington slot.
  • Not too sure about the boasted feature that it doesn't need a power supply.
Additional Accessories
USB 3.0 cable
USB 3.0 cable
Number Of Drives
Power Supply
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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