Though not the fastest on the market, the WD Elements' large capacity makes it an excellent deal considering its low price.
Though it offers little in the way of bells and whistles, the Seagate Expansion delivers a ton of storage for cheap.
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.
The new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive is a good way to add storage to your iPad but it's not a huge step up from its predecessor.
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.
As long as you don't need expert-level features, the 2013 AirPort Time Capsule is an excellent backup/file server for Apple fans -- especially for those with 802.11ac-enabled Macs.
If you're looking for SSD-like performance at just a fraction of the cost, the Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD offers some gratification.
If you have a digital library that's larger than the capacity of your tablet and want to bring it all with you on the go, the Wireless Plus is arguably the best choice on the market.
Though good-looking, capacious and fast, the WD My Book has no must-have special features.
The MyBook World is a fully-featured NAS drive with massive storage and a handy remote access feature -- pity about the noise.
Hitachi's latest hard drive will store a lot of your data, but don't plan on getting to it all that fast.
While we have concerns about how the Atom processor will hold up in a high throughput or large multi-user environment, the QNAP TS-559 Pro is incredibly featured and cements QNAP's lead as the NAS manufacturer du jour.
Seagate's latest NAS solution offers the basics of backup and streaming, but to access its best features, you’ll have to pay an annual subscription fee.
The Linksys NMH405 Media Hub is a back-to-basics "media-aggregation" server that is perfect for beginners but it does have its hiccups.
If you need to stack your NAS, the Red drive makes a good choice — good speeds, quiet operation and some intelligent technology make it the go-to drive.
The N7700 is one heck of a NAS box — although we'd recommend staying away from ZFS due to the FUSE implementation, if you need something to take seven drives and have nowhere to put a rack mount unit, this should fit the bill nicely.
The Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive is an attractive, lightweight drive with a decent price point for a drive of this capacity. Its size makes it great for travel, but the write speeds aren't up to par with other drives we've seen. We can't recommend it due to its lack of performance.
The Seagate 600 is an impressive first SSD outing from Seagate that offers basically all you want in a solid-state drive.