The Backup Plus Ultra Slim is a handy portable drive for those needing to carry additional data or perform backups on the go.
Fast and affordable, the Seagate Backup Plus/Slim is one of the best deals on the market if you want want lots of storage space on the go.
The My Passport SSD is an excellent portable drive for those needing to securely carry data on the go.
For power users, this is the best portable drive to date.
Though it offers little in the way of bells and whistles, the Seagate Expansion delivers a ton of storage for cheap.
Though not the fastest on the market, the WD Elements' large capacity makes it an excellent deal considering its low price.
You can carry a lot of data with the new My Passport and the many color options open up new organizational possibilities.
Though it has some issues with USB 2.0, the Seagate Backup Plus Hub is an excellent external storage drive for any USB 3.0 desktop computer.
The Silicon Power Armor A60 is a great deal for those needing a portable drive that can withstand rough handling and tough environments.
Get the G-Drive Mobile if you want a solid-performing USB-C drive, but don't want to pay SSD prices.
The WD My Passport Ultra is one of the best portable drives you can buy with software that makes backups fast and easy.
The Silicon Power Armor A80 makes an excellent portable drive for travelers and home offices alike.
Fast, flexible, rugged, and affordable, the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt is one of the best high-end portable drives on the market.
With its embossed cover and rainbow of colorful designs, the Samsung G2 Portable hard drive is a consumer-focused external hard drive that offers the most basic plug-and-play storage functionality. You don't get many extras, but impressive benchmark scores, a competitive cost-per-gigabyte, and a generous three-year warranty demonstrate its core competency and earn this drive our CNET recommendation.
Those with a notebook computer, especially a MacBook Air, will find the G-Drive Slim a very good companion.
The LaCie Christofle Sphere is definitely not a storage device that you need, but rather something you want for its great look and fast performance.
Western Digital's My Book 3.0 is a great external-storage addition for desktop computer users. However, notebook users have better choices.
For those who need to ensure that their data will survive disasters, the IoSafe SoloPro is one of a few, if not the only, worthwhile options on the market. General users, however, won't find much appeal in it.