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It had to happen sooner or later, and in this case it happened sooner than the industry expected.

Hard drive and storage device maker Seagate Technology announced June 29 that has made available the industry’s first 3TB desktop storage device, a new version of its popular FreeAgent GoFlex.

Seagate’s FreeAgent GoFlex 3TB, priced at $249, features 3.5-inch HHD platters and a USB 2.0 interface. USB 3.0, while now available, is not in widespread use at this point.

To read the original eWeek article, click here: Seagate Shipping World’s First 3TB Storage Device