SINGAPORE – March 30, 2020 – Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a global leader in data solutions, announced that their latest portfolio of high-performance gaming storage devices – the FireCuda 520, FireCuda Gaming Dock and BarraCuda Fast – is now available in Singapore. These high-performance external solutions deliver elite performance and convenience for gamers and power users on the go.
Up-Level your Gaming Experience with FireCuda 520 SSD
Built to deliver the intense speeds needed for the rigour of modern gaming, the FireCuda 520
SSD is the company’s fastest solid-state drive and offers plug-and-play compatibility with all PCIe Gen4 motherboards as well as backward compatibility with PCIe Gen3 devices. Purpose-built for gamers, the FireCuda 520 delivers an extreme boost in performance with sequential read-write speeds of up to 45% faster than PCIe Gen3 NVMe drives. The M.2 2280 SSD is available in 1 TB or 2 TB capacities and compatible with the new AMD X570 chipset and third-generation AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors.
The FireCuda 520 offers a five-year limited warranty and includes the Seagate’s SeaTools software that monitors health, tracks performance, and keeps you up to date on firmware updates.
FireCuda Gaming Dock – For laptop PC gamers looking for flexibility
The FireCuda Gaming Dock is a high-performance 4 TB HDD storage hub that offers the simplicity of a one-cable connection to all of your peripherals. It features a built-in 4 TB 3.5” HDD and a PCIe Gen3 NVMe M.2 SSD expansion slot for an optional SSD upgrade, offering vast storage for archiving your games and data and the ability to take advantage of the intense speed of solidstate drives.
In addition to the Thunderbolt 3 laptop connector, the FireCuda Gaming Dock also includes a
Thunderbolt 3 accessory port, DisplayPort 1.4, RJ45 ethernet network port, a 3.5 mm audio-in/mic port, 3.5 mm audio-out port, four USB 3.1 Gen2 ports, and a USB 3.1 Gen2 charge port. It also includes Seagate’s easy-to-use Toolkit software that lets you control a range of colours and light patterns for levelled-up illumination to complement your gaming station and offers a three-year limited warranty.
BarraCuda Fast SSD – Built for mobile gamers and active power users in mind
Also new to the Seagate SSD line-up is BarraCuda Fast offering 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB of capacity. With mobile gamers and active power users in mind, the SATA SSD external drive features rapid read/write speeds of up to 540 MB/s for improved gameplay and quick file transfers. Pocket-sized, the sleek drive features an attractive green LED and offers versatility with a USB
3.1 Gen2 Type-C port. It is PC and Mac (exFAT) compatible out of the box, includes Seagate’s Toolkit with simple backup and sync, and a complimentary two-month subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan.
Pricing and Availability
The FireCuda 520 is available exclusively on Shopee, and retailing at a promotional price of S$389 (MSRP S$429) for 1 TB and S$629 (MSRP $699) for 2 TB, from now until 12 April 2020 or while stocks last. The promotional bundle also includes a free FireCuda Gaming RGB Mouse Mat worth S$45.
The FireCuda Gaming Dock is available exclusively on Hachi.Tech retailing at S$479 for members (MSRP S$529). The promotional bundle for members also includes a free FireCuda Ultimate Gaming Backpack and RGB Mouse Mat worth S$99, from now until 30 April 2020 or while stocks last.
The BarraCuda Fast SSD is retailing for S$149 (500GB), S$299 (1TB), and S$ 549 (2TB) in major
Popular outlets and subsequently in all large format retailers such as Challenger and Best Denki.
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