Need extra storage for your computer, but don't want to crack the case to add a new hard drive? That's where WD's
drives come in. This My Passport model is a 512GB SSD with hardware
and fast USB-C connectivity that usually sells for $130. Right now you can get the WD My Passport 512GB external SSD for $80 at Best Buy.
That's about 38% off, which isn't bad, and it beats the best price at
as well (prices there range from about $97 to a ludicrous $180).
The My Passport is compact enough to be portable, measuring 3.5 inches long and 1.8 inches wide, but while you can take it on the go, I usually use My Passport drives as backup drives for
and external storage for my desktop PC. If you want to take advantage of the integrated hardware encryption, you can set a password that protects your data with 256-bit AES encryption via the bundled WD desktop security software. WD also includes software you can use to automate backups, if you like.
I don't know how long this deal will run at Best Buy, so you might want to check it out quickly.
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