External hard drive Storage


Sony HDD HB ( 1TB)

Though a decent drive for those working in rough environments, the Sony HDD HB has nothing new to justify its hefty cost.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 15, 2015
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 ( 2TB)

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 ( 1TB, USB 3.0)

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
LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive

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

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 ( 1TB)

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
LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2

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
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt ( 2TB)

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