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external hard drives

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Seagate Backup Plus Desktop external hard drive

Fast and massive, the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop is an excellent backup drive for any USB 3.0-enabled computer or server.

By May 2, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating May 2, 2014
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Best hard drives and storage devices of 2016

The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.

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ioSafe SoloPro Disaster-proof External Hard Drive

For those who need to ensure that their data will survive disasters, the IoSafe SoloPro is one of a few, if not the only, worthwhile options on the market. General users, however, won't find much appeal in it.

By August 17, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 17, 2010

MSRP: $419.00

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Hitachi External Hard Drive

The Hitachi Easy Hard Drive packs a lot of capacity and fast performance into an easy-to-use external drive. We recommend it.

By July 23, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 23, 2007

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LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive

Though fast and easy to use, the LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive's attention-seeking design is the only reason to pay the premium price.

By January 30, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 30, 2015
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Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive

The Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive is an attractive, lightweight drive with a decent price point for a drive of this capacity. Its size makes it great for travel, but the write speeds aren't up to par with other drives we've seen. We can't recommend it due to its lack of performance.

By July 7, 2008

2.5 stars Editors' rating July 7, 2008
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Xbox One DVR doesn't work without external hard drive

Microsoft says optimizing storage is the priority, meaning shows can't be recorded onto internal system drives.

By August 5, 2015

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How to set up a networked hard drive with a Mac

Sharing a storage drive over Wi-Fi is a great way to access all your important files across multiple devices. Learn how to set up a networked drive using a Mac.

By January 14, 2016

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Add a hard-drive activity indicator to the Windows system tray

Great for PCs that lack a hard-drive LED, free utility TrayStatus can also display the status of various keyboard keys.

By January 11, 2016

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Get a 4-terabyte external hard drive for $119.99

This mammoth Samsung drive features auto-backup software and a three-year warranty.

By August 18, 2014

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How to delete a hard-drive partition on a Mac

It's time to remove the partition you created for the public beta of OS X El Capitan.

By October 1, 2015