External hard drive Storage

Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC

Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC ( 2TB)

While owners of NFC-enabled phones will benefit from the MiniStation drive's convenient encryption unlocking feature, there are cheaper and faster options available for those with simpler needs.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 23, 2015
WD Elements Portable

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

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
Samsung Portable SSD T1

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

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
Silicon Power Armor A60

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
WD My Passport Wireless

WD My Passport Wireless ( 1TB)

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
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
Seagate Backup Plus Desktop

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
0 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Silicon Power Thunder T11

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
Seagate Backup Plus Slim

Seagate Backup Plus Slim ( 2TB, Silver)

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