The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
This Plextor is a fast and versatile internal drive supporting single/dual-layer DVD media--one of the best on the market today.
Seagate's Pushbutton external hard drive is capacious but slow.
With good performance and friendly pricing, the Plextor M3 makes a great replacement drive for any laptop or desktop computers.
With excellent performance, the Plextor PX-256M2S SSD makes an ideal internal storage drive for laptops, especially those that support the 6Gbps SATA standard. Its price tag is not for the faint of heart, however.
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The Plextor PX-NAS2 gives users a taste of what a NAS server could be, but then falls shorts of expectations in all categories, especially performance.
The Plextor PX-740UF is a sturdy drive that performs beautifully, but it's expensive.
Though double-layer burning is getting all the hype, you're still better off with a single-layer burner: this one.
The Western Digital MyBook Essential Edition external hard drive is a slightly pared-down version of the MyBook Premium Edition. It's a good option if you need additional storage without backup software.
If write speed isn't a top priority, the Western Digital MyBook is a good deal at around $300 for a 500GB drive. It'll look good on your desk or bookshelf, too.
Fast and compatible with all systems, the Plextor M5 Pro would be a great solid-state drive for anyone who can afford it.