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Seagate GoFlex Slim Announced, Win a Pencil Thin Hard Drive [Contest]

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Seagate has just announced the Seagate GoFlex Slim, a 320GB USB 3.0 hard drive that is as slim as a pencil and includes a blazing fast 7200RPM hard drive in an incredibly portable package.

Seagate GoFlex Slim Giveaway

The Seagate GoFlex Slim has a USB 3.0 connection and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. The GoFlex slim wraps a fast and small hard drive in a anodized black case and is ready to go out of the box on both Windows and Mac.

The GoFlex Slim isn’t just small, at 4.91in L x 3.07in W x 0.354in D, it’s also lightweight at just .356 pounds. As you can see in the images below, the drive is really small and should fit in your go bag without adding any noticeable weight, even in the smallest of bags.

Seagate GoFlex Slim

The GoFlex Slim comes with backup software installed on the drive and includes a GoFlex USB 3.0 Interface adapter and 18 inch USB 3.0 cable so that you are ready to connect. The drive comes with a 3 year standard warranty.

The Seagate GoFlex Slim retails for $99.

How to win a Seagate GoFlex Slim Drive and GottaBeMobile are giving away a combined six, of these brand new super small portable hard drives, and the great news ia that you have a multitude of chances to win.

I’m backing up to the 9mm @Seagate GoFlex Slim from @Notebookscom – Win 1 of 6 #STXSlim at

Notebooks is giving away three GoFlex Slim Drives as is GottaBeMobile, so head on over for another chance to win.

The contest is valid in the U.S. only and void where prohibited by local laws. Must be 18 to enter. Contest closes at midnight Pacific on April 15th and winners will be chosen using

Josh Smith is a longtime mobile tech user, currently using a Droid as his primary smartphone. Josh is also an editor at where he reviews notebooks and other mobile tech. Follow Josh on Twitter @Josh_Smith or email him


  1. SKborders

    April 5, 2011 at 7:14 am

    Too bad you have to belong to a social network to win anything these days. What about those of us who still socialize with people face to face.

  2. Ken Xu

    April 5, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    Looks like an interesting giveaway. But sadly I’m not in the US. :) Will promote this contest on my blog. Good Luck!

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