Connectivity for gamers? Seagate’s FireCuda has you covered.
November 17, 2019
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By launching its FireCuda Gaming Dock, Seagate is looking to address three issues that you could say ‘plague’ modern day computing. One is the negative side to modern ultra-thin notebooks, as users lose out on options with regards to upgradable storage. Then we have ports or the lack thereof, again an issue caused by the drive to minimise thickness of devices. And finally, we have the gaming world and a constant issue: the fact that mobile PCs generally lack space to store games.
The ideal solution, according to Seagate, lies in the FireCuda Gaming Dock, the brand’s first Thunderbolt 3 docking solution designed specifically for laptop gamers.

The FireCuda Gaming Dock includes a built-in 4 TB hard drive and an M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slot for an additional SSD to boost performance and add capacity if needed. In terms of ports, this docking station offers a a Thunderbolt 3 accessory port, DisplayPort 1.4, RJ45 ethernet network port, a 3.5mm audio-in/mic port, 3.5mm audio-out port, four USB 3.1 Gen2 ports, and a USB 3.1 Gen2 charge port.
Now this is a very intriguing looking device, thanks in part to those flashy grills and also to the integrated RGB LEDs that can be controlled using Seagate’s Toolkit software to create a range of colors and light patterns
The Seagate FireCuda Gaming Dock will retail later this year at $349

by Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He is a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2018, CES 2017, 2016. and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.
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