Storage

WD Elements Portable (1.5TB)
REVIEW

WD Elements Portable ( 1.5TB)

Though not the fastest on the market, the WD Elements' large capacity makes it an excellent deal considering its low price.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 18, 2015
Seagate Expansion Portable Drive (2TB)
REVIEW

Seagate Expansion Portable Drive ( 2TB)

Though it offers little in the way of bells and whistles, the Seagate Expansion delivers a ton of storage for cheap.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 16, 2015
OCZ Vector 180 (960GB)
REVIEW

OCZ Vector 180 ( 960GB)

The OCZ Vector 180 is a good, affordable solid-state drive backed up by a lengthy, user-friendly warranty.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 24, 2015
Crucial MX200 (1TB)
REVIEW

Crucial MX200 ( 1TB)

For heavy storage users who also need a high level of data safety, the Crucial MX200 is an excellent buy.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 20, 2015
LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 30, 2015
Samsung Portable SSD T1 (1TB)
REVIEW

Samsung Portable SSD T1 ( 1TB)

Other than its cost, the Samsung Portable SSD T1 is what any portable drive should be.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on January 26, 2015
Seagate Seven Portable Drive
REVIEW

Seagate Seven Portable Drive

If you need only a moderate amount of external storage space, the Seagate Seven is an excellent investment, thanks both to its design and performance.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 16, 2015
Samsung SSD 850 Evo (1TB)
REVIEW

Samsung SSD 850 Evo ( 1TB)

The Samsung 850 Evo has the best combination of performance and cost, making it the ideal drive for any home users.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on December 8, 2014
Silicon Power Armor A60 (2TB)
REVIEW

Silicon Power Armor A60 ( 2TB)

The Silicon Power Armor A60 is a great deal for those needing a portable drive that can withstand rough handling and tough environments.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 24, 2014
SanDisk Ultra II SSD (960GB)
REVIEW

SanDisk Ultra II SSD ( 960GB)

With the lowest pricing on the market, the SanDisk Ultra II is an excellent upgrade for your aging computer.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 22, 2014
LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2 (6TB)
REVIEW

LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2 ( 6TB)

If you need lots of extra storage space in a compact package, the LaCie D2 Thunderbolt 2 is a great accessory for your Thunderbolt 2-enabled Macs.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 10, 2014
WD My Passport Wireless (2TB)
REVIEW

WD My Passport Wireless ( 2TB)

Despite the rather short battery life and confusing apps, the WD My Passport Wireless is an excellent mobile media drive, especially for photographers.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 3, 2014
Samsung SSD 850 Pro (128GB)
REVIEW

Samsung SSD 850 Pro ( 128GB)

The hefty pricing aside, the Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best, if not the best, standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on July 8, 2014
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD (240GB)
REVIEW

SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD ( 240GB)

Power users and gamers should look no further than the SanDisk Extreme Pro to get the best performance out of their home computer.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on July 2, 2014
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt (500GB SSD)
REVIEW

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt ( 500GB SSD)

If you want to keep your data safe from handling mishaps while getting the top Thunderbolt performance on the market, look no further than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt All-Terrain portable drive.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2014
Samsung Wireless Mobile Media Streaming Device
REVIEW

Samsung Wireless Mobile Media Streaming Device

The Samsung Wireless is the best mobile device for media streaming and data backup, but only Android users need apply.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 4, 2014
Seagate Backup Plus Desktop (5TB, Black)
REVIEW

Seagate Backup Plus Desktop ( 5TB, Black)

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

4 stars Editors' rating on May 2, 2014
Synology America DiskStation 2-Bay Diskless Network Attached Storage
REVIEW

Synology America DiskStation 2-Bay Diskless Network Attached Storage

The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 29, 2014
Plextor M6S (512GB)
REVIEW

Plextor M6S ( 512GB)

With unimpressive performance that doesn't match its high price, there's no reason why you should pick the Plextor M6S over other SSDs on the market.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 11, 2014
Silicon Power Thunder T11
REVIEW

Silicon Power Thunder T11

Excessive heat and degraded performance make the Silicon Power Thunder T11 appropriate only for casual Mac users.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 8, 2014
Space Monkey
REVIEW

Space Monkey

Space Monkey's alternative cloud service is cheaper and offers more than its competitors, but you need to invest time and effort to set it up.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 27, 2014
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Seagate Backup Plus Slim (2TB, Red)
REVIEW

Seagate Backup Plus Slim ( 2TB, Red)

Fast and affordable, the Seagate Backup Plus Slim is one of the best deals on the market for those who want lots of storage space on the go.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 21, 2014
Seagate Backup Plus Fast (4TB)
REVIEW

Seagate Backup Plus Fast ( 4TB)

The Backup Plus Fast is an excellent choice for anyone, especially those for those needing lots of storage space or the ability to edit videos on the go.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on March 12, 2014
WD My Cloud EX2 (Diskless)
REVIEW

WD My Cloud EX2 ( Diskless)

With its friendly pricing, fast performance, and handy personal cloud features, the WD My Cloud EX2 is an ideal network storage device for a small connected home.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 4, 2014
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ (256GB)
REVIEW

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ ( 256GB)

The Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ is by far the fastest portable drive to date and, for power users, totally worth the investment.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on February 14, 2014
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
WD Black 2 Dual Drive
REVIEW

WD Black 2 Dual Drive

Fast, user-friendly, and affordable, the WD Black 2 Dual Drive is an easy recommendation as a replacement drive for any standard laptop or desktop computer.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 6, 2013
WD My Cloud EX4 (16TB)
REVIEW

WD My Cloud EX4 ( 16TB)

It's not the fastest NAS, nor does it include many advanced features, but the WD My Cloud EX4 still combines great ease of use into an affordable personal cloud system that's excellent for a connected home.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 12, 2013
OCZ Vector 150 (480GB)
REVIEW

OCZ Vector 150 ( 480GB)

With fast performance and a good warranty, the OCZ Vector 150 is a great SSD for first-time adopters. It's not a worthwhile upgrade for the original Vector drive, however.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 7, 2013
WD My Cloud (2 TB)
REVIEW

WD My Cloud ( 2 TB)

For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 2, 2013
1 star User rating out of 3 votes
Seagate Slim (500GB, USB 3.0)
REVIEW

Seagate Slim ( 500GB, USB 3.0)

The Seagate Slim is an excellent addition to your small laptop, especially one with USB 3.0, for both storage expansion and backup while you're out and about.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 19, 2013