Top 10 Best Hard Disks for Laptops
for May 2022

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Seagate Laptop Thin 500 GB 7200RPM SATA 6 GB/s 32 MB Cache 2.5 Inch Hard Disk Drive (ST500LM021)

Seagate Laptop Thin 500 GB 7200RPM SATA 6 GB/s 32 MB Cache 2.5 Inch Hard Disk Drive (ST500LM021)

by SEAGATE
What We like

Compatible with SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s designs

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Product Features

  • Compatible with SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s designs
  • used-like new Slim and lightweight style with laptop encryption as option
  • Unformated
  • Slim and lightweight style with laptop encryption as option
  • Up to 500GB capacity

Unformated Up to 500gb capacity Compatible with sata 6gb/s and 3gb/s designs Up to 500gb capacity;7200 rpm options available Used-like new slim and lightweight style with laptop encryption as option 7200 rpm options available Slim and lightweight style with laptop encryption as option

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Seagate Backup Plus Hub 4TB External Hard Drive Desktop HDD – USB 3.0, for Computer Desktop Workstation PC Laptop Mac, 2 USB Ports, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography (STEL4000100), Model:STEL4000100

Seagate Backup Plus Hub 4TB External Hard Drive Desktop HDD – USB 3.0

for Computer Desktop Workstation PC Laptop Mac, 2 USB Ports, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography (STEL4000100), Model:STEL4000100

by SEAGATE
What We like

Use seamlessly between windows and Mac by installing the provided NTFS driver for Mac

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Product Features

  • Store and access content for years with up to 14TB in a USB drive
  • Complimentary four-month membership to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plans photo and video editing apps (Must be redeemed within 1 year of drive registration. Not available in all countries)
  • A great external hard drive for Mac and Windows, this hub can charge mobile devices and transfer files from USB cameras and USB thumb drives via its two USB 3.0 ports

A great external hard drive for mac and windows, this hub can charge mobile devices and transfer files from usb cameras and usb thumb drives via its two usb 3.0 ports Complimentary four-month membership to the adobe creative cloud photography plans photo and video editing apps (must be redeemed within 1 year of drive registration. not available in all countries) Store and access content for years with up to 14tb in a usb drive

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Highfine Universal 9.5mm SATA to SATA 2nd SSD HDD Hard Drive Caddy Adapter Tray Enclosures for DELL HP Lenovo ThinkPad ACER Gateway ASUS Sony Samsung MSI Laptop

Highfine Universal 9.5mm SATA to SATA 2nd SSD HDD Hard Drive Caddy Adapter Tray Enclosures for DELL HP Lenovo ThinkPad ACER Gateway ASUS Sony Samsung MSI Laptop

by HIGHFINE
What We like

Package includes: 1x hard drive caddy with universal bezel/faceplate + 1x screwdriver(The CD-ROM in the pictures is not included)

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Product Features

  • Add a 2nd drive to your laptop by replacing your optical drive(CD/DVD-ROM)
  • This device accepts 2.5 inch 9.5mm / 7mm high or less SATA HDD / SSD.
  • Compatible with: DELL HP LENOVO ThinkPad ACER Gateway ASUS SONY SAMSUNG MSI Laptop which has a 9.5mm high CD/DVD-ROM driver.
  • 100% Brand New and High Quality

This device accepts 2.5 inch 9.5mm / 7mm high or less sata hdd / ssd. Compatible with: dell hp lenovo thinkpad acer gateway asus sony samsung msi laptop which has a 9.5mm high cd/dvd-rom driver. 100% brand new and high quality Add a 2nd drive to your laptop by replacing your optical drive(cd/dvd-rom)

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Unitek USB 3.0 to IDE and SATA Converter External Hard Drive Adapter Kit for Universal 2.5/3.5 HDD/SSD Hard Drive Disk, One Touch Backup Function and Restore Software, Included 12V/2A Power Adapter

Unitek USB 3.0 to IDE and SATA Converter External Hard Drive Adapter Kit for Universal 2.5/3.5 HDD/SSD Hard Drive Disk

One Touch Backup Function and Restore Software, Included 12V/2A Power Adapter

by Unitek
What We like

Included 12V 2A power cable is for providing stable electricity supply. Note: 4PIN Power Cable is designed for 3.5 IDE drive, SATA drives are not applicable and unnecessary.

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Product Features

  • Plug and play; Hot Swap; One Touch Backup function; On/Off Switch for HDD protection. LED light shows power and activity status.
  • Allow to operate three HDDs Simultaneously. Data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps, backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1.
  • Support 2.5 "/3.5" SATA HDD and SSD; 2.5 "/3.5" IDE HDD; DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD + RW Optical Drive. Dual-Head IDE Connector (40pin and 44pin) plus one SATA II Connector.
  • What we offer: USB 3.0 to IDE+SATA Adapter, USB 3.0 Cable, 4PIN Power Cable, Power Adapter, OTB Software CD, 24h customer email support.

Plug and play; hot swap; one touch backup function; on/off switch for hdd protection. led light shows power and activity status. Allow to operate three hdds simultaneously. data transfer rates up to 5 gbps, backward compatible with usb 2.0/1.1. Support 2.5 "/3.5" sata hdd and ssd; 2.5 "/3.5" ide hdd; dvd-rom, cd-rom, cd-rw, dvd-rw, dvd + rw optical drive. dual-head ide connector (40pin and 44pin) plus one sata ii connector. What we offer: usb 3.0 to ide+sata adapter, usb 3.0 cable, 4pin power cable, power adapter, otb software cd, 24h customer email support.

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Seagate Backup Plus Portable 4TB External Hard Drive HDD – Silver USB 3.0 For PC Laptop And Mac, 1 year MylioCreate, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography, & 2-Year Rescue Service (STHP4000401)

Seagate Backup Plus Portable 4TB External Hard Drive HDD – Silver USB 3.0 For PC Laptop And Mac

1 year MylioCreate, 2 Months Adobe CC Photography, & 2-Year Rescue Service (STHP4000401)

by SEAGATE
What We like

The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, this portable external hard drive features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure

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Product Features

  • Store and access 4TB of photos and files with Seagate Backup Plus Portable, an on the go USB drive for Mac and Windows
  • Simply plug this external hard drive for Mac and Windows into a computer via the included USB 3.0 cable to back up files with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Reformatting may be required for use with Time Machine.
  • Edit, manage, and share photos with a one year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a two month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

Store and access 4tb of photos and files with SEAGATE backup plus portable, an on the go usb drive for mac and windows Edit, manage, and share photos with a one year complimentary subscription to mylio create and a two month membership to adobe creative cloud photography plan Simply plug this external hard drive for mac and windows into a computer via the included usb 3.0 cable to back up files with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. reformatting may be required for use with time machine.

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Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB SATA/300 5400RPM 8MB 2.5

Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB SATA/300 5400RPM 8MB 2.5" Hard Drive

by Toshiba
What We like

Toshiba MK3276GSX 320 GB SATA/300 5400 RPM 2.5-inch Hard Drive General Features:

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Product Features

  • 2.5-inch form factor 9.5mm drive height 3 GB/s data transfer rate Vibration and Shock:
  • 320 GB storage capacity 5400 RPM spindle speed Serial ATA interface 8 MB buffer
  • 12 ms average seek time 2 ms track-to-track seek time 5.55 ms average latency
  • Operating Vibration 1.0 G with 5-500 Hz

2.5-inch form factor 9.5mm drive height 3 gb/s data transfer rate vibration and shock: 320 gb storage capacity 5400 rpm spindle speed serial ata interface 8 mb buffer Operating vibration 1.0 g with 5-500 hz 12 ms average seek time 2 ms track-to-track seek time 5.55 ms average latency

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Kingston 240GB A400 SATA 3 2.5

Kingston 240GB A400 SATA 3 2.5" Internal SSD SA400S37/240G

HDD Replacement for Increase Performance

by Kingston Technology
What We like

More reliable and durable than a hard drive

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Product Features

  • Fast start up, loading and file transfers
  • Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement

Fast start up, loading and file transfers Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement

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External DVD Drive, USB 3.0 Portable CD/DVD +/-RW Drive/DVD Player for Laptop CD ROM Burner Compatible with Laptop Desktop PC Windows Linux OS Apple Mac Black

Gotega External DVD Drive

USB 3.0 Portable CD/DVD +/-RW Drive/DVD Player for Laptop CD ROM Burner Compatible with Laptop Desktop PC Windows Linux OS Apple Mac Black

by Gotega
What We like

Wide CompatibleThis external dvd cd drive is compatible with Windows 98 / SE / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 10/8/7,Mac ios(ios 8.6 to 10.14). And perfect for PC, Laptop, Comprehensive Computer, Internal PC hard disk reader

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Product Features

  • Ingenious Design This ultra-slim CD/DVD player for laptops equipped with an eject button so that you needn't worry about your disc getting stuck inside this external CD/DVD drive. Besides, the copper mesh technology of this external component, you can be rest assured of stable data transmission
  • Plug and Play TechnologyPowered by USB port so just plug it into your USB port and the DVD driver will be detected. Dont need to install software to set up driver
  • Advanced USB3.0 Technology USB 3.0 provides fast data transfer speed and stable performance to record CD/ music/ videos/ install software or create CD/DVD backup disc ( also compatible with USB2.0)
  • High Writing and Reading Speed Max 8x DVDR Write Speed and Max 24x CD Write Speed provide high writing and reading speed

Ingenious design this ultra-slim cd/dvd player for laptops equipped with an eject button so that you needn't worry about your disc getting stuck inside this external cd/dvd drive. besides, the copper mesh technology of this external component, you can be rest assured of stable data transmission High writing and reading speed max 8x dvdr write speed and max 24x cd write speed provide high writing and reading speed Plug and play technologypowered by usb port so just plug it into your usb port and the dvd driver will be detected. dont need to install software to set up driver Advanced usb3.0 technology usb 3.0 provides fast data transfer speed and stable performance to record cd/ music/ videos/ install software or create cd/dvd backup disc ( also compatible with usb2.0)

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WD Western Digital 2TB 2.5

Western Digial WD Western Digital 2TB 2.5" 128MB SATA III Hard Drive for Laptops

PS4 (WD20SPZX)

by WD
What We like

Brand New WD factory sealed, 5400RPM, 2.5", 128MB Cache, SATA III

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Product Features

  • WD F.I.T. Lab certified to work with a wide range of high-performance PC configurations
  • Free Acronis True Image WD Edition cloning software (downloadable)
  • WD quality and reliability

WD quality and reliability Free acronis true image WD edition cloning software (downloadable) WD f.i.t. lab certified to work with a wide range of high-performance pc configurations

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Seagate BarraCuda 1TB Internal Hard Drive HDD – 2.5 Inch SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 128MB Cache for PC Laptop – Frustration Free Packaging (ST1000LM048)

Seagate BarraCuda 1TB Internal Hard Drive HDD – 2.5 Inch SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 128MB Cache for PC Laptop – Frustration Free Packaging (ST1000LM048)

by Seagate Bare Drives
What We like

Features specialized caching technology for optimized data flow and faster loading

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Product Features

  • Confidently rely on portable hard drive technology backed by 20 years of innovation
  • Tackle projects, maneuver applications, and multitask like a pro with a wide range of available capacities
  • The BarraCuda mobile internal hard drive is the go-to upgrade for on-the-go computing thanks to big capacity in a small form factor

Tackle projects, maneuver applications, and multitask like a pro with a wide range of available capacities The barracuda mobile internal hard drive is the go-to upgrade for on-the-go computing thanks to big capacity in a small form factor Confidently rely on portable hard drive technology backed by 20 years of innovation

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