Seagate FireCuda Gaming Dock
MacFormat UK|April 2021
A premium storage and ports upgrade
David Nield

£354.99 FROM Seagate, FEATURES 4TB hard drive, expandable M.3 NVMe SSD slot, 1x Thunderbolt 3 port, 1x DisplayPort, 4x USB 3.1 Gen3 ports, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 battery charge port, 1x RJ45 Ethernet port, 1x 3.5mm audio-in/mic port, 1x 3.5mm audio-out port; 270x51x135mm, 2.67kg

The Seagate FireCuda Gaming Dock is like a supercharged external hard drive combined with a USB hub, bringing with it 4TB of storage as well as a bunch of extra connection ports.

Plugging your laptop into the gaming dock instantly gives you a high-speed Ethernet port and extra USB connections, as well as Thunderbolt 3 and DisplayPort 1.4 sockets if you need to connect an additional display. You will need a Thunderbolt 3-equipped laptop or desktop to use with the FireCuda Gaming Dock, though it uses the familiar USB-C connector type.

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