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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.

May 2, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating May 2, 2014
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HP Portable Hard Drive

Despite a few shortcomings, the Windows-only HP Portable Hard Drive makes a very good and simple backup option for home users.

October 26, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 26, 2011
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LaCie Rikiki hard drive

LaCie's Rikiki mobile USB hard drive is an elegant storage solution that comes in three sizes up to 640GB. Its simple design exudes timeless style in a very affordable package. As long as you're not a stickler for fast transfer speeds, the LaCie Rikiki will make a worthwhile addition to your mobile arsenal.

April 8, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 8, 2010
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Western Digital ships 6TB WD Red NAS hard drive and all-new WD Red Pro lineup

The 5TB and 6TB WD Red hard drives are designed for home NAS servers, while a new WD Red Pro drive, available in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB, is for serious business.

By July 21, 2014

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Share a hard drive with everyone on your Wi-Fi network

Take advantage of your router's USB port with a little trick that lets you share a hard drive with anyone on your Wi-Fi network.

By July 2, 2014

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Days are numbered for decade-old hard drive connection tech

The SATA data-transfer standard has served the industry well, but hard drive maker WD has a product that demonstrates the shift to the faster PCI Express tech.

By June 3, 2014

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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.

August 17, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 17, 2010

MSRP: $419.00

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Verbatim Acclaim USB Portable Hard Drive (1TB)

The 1TB Verbatim Acclaim portable hard drive may appear boring compared with flashier drives, but its sleek size, rapid transfer speeds, and generous seven-year warranty more than make up for its lack of fashion sense. The Acclaim's executive look will likely attract corporate professionals, but we highly recommend its versatility to anyone in need of a storage upgrade.

August 2, 2010

4 stars Editors' rating August 2, 2010
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Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition

The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition makes a very good simple home NAS server. Advanced users who need more control over their storage and remote access might want to look elsewhere.

March 21, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 21, 2011
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Top five external hard drives: Backup is like insurance

CNET editor Dong Ngo rounds up current top external hard drives that make the best backup drives.

By May 8, 2014