10 Best Hard Drives
for May 2022

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WD_BLACK 5TB P10 Game Drive - Portable External Hard Drive HDD, Compatible with Playstation, Xbox, PC, & Mac - WDBA3A0050BBK-WESN

WD_BLACK 5TB P10 Game Drive

Portable External Hard Drive HDD, Compatible with Playstation, Xbox, PC, & Mac, WDBA3A0050BBK-WESN

by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
What We like

Portable form factor with sleek metal top covering that provides fast access to your growing game library

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Product Features

  • Comes with an 18-inch (457mm) USB Type-A to Micro-B cable with SuperSpeed interface up to 5Gbps. (Cable length may vary.)
  • Compatible with Xbox Series XS (play and store Xbox One games, archive Xbox Series XS games) and PlayStation 5 (play and store PS4 games, archive PS5 games) consoles.
  • Available in capacities up to 5TB(1) that can hold up to 125 games(2), so that you can save old favorites and still have room for new titles. (1)As used for storage capacity, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. (2)Number of games based on a 36GB average per game. The number of games will vary based on file size, formatting, other programs, and factors.

Compatible with xbox series xs (play and store xbox one games, archive xbox series xs games) and playstation 5 (play and store ps4 games, archive ps5 games) consoles. Comes with an 18-inch (457mm) usb type-a to micro-b cable with superspeed interface up to 5gbps. (cable length may vary.) Available in capacities up to 5tb(1) that can hold up to 125 games(2), so that you can save old favorites and still have room for new titles. (1)as used for storage capacity, one gigabyte (gb) = one billion bytes and one terabyte (tb) = one trillion bytes. total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. (2)number of games based on a 36gb average per game. the number of games will vary based on file size, formatting, other programs, and factors.

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WD 5TB My Passport Ultra for Mac Silver Portable External Hard Drive HDD, USB-C and USB 3.1 Compatible - WDBPMV0050BSL-WESN

Western Digital WD 5TB My Passport Ultra for Mac Silver Portable External Hard Drive HDD, USB-C and USB 3.1 Compatible

WDBPMV0050BSL-WESN

by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
What We like

Innovative style with refined metal cover

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Product Features

  • USB-C and USB 3.1 compatible
  • Formatted for Mac
  • Password protection with 256-bit AES hardware encryption

Usb-c and usb 3.1 compatible Formatted for mac Password protection with 256-bit aes hardware encryption

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WD 6TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive HDD, USB 3.0, Compatible with PC, Mac, PS4 & Xbox - WDBWLG0060HBK-NESN

Western Digital WD 6TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive HDD, USB 3.0, Compatible with PC, Mac, PS4 & Xbox

WDBWLG0060HBK-NESN

by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
What We like

WD quality inside and out

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Product Features

  • Compatibility :Formatted NTFS and compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows 7. Compatibility may vary depending on users hardware configuration and operating system
  • Fast data transfers and High Capacity add on storage
  • Plug and Play Ready for Windows PCs

Plug and play ready for windows pcs Compatibility :formatted ntfs and compatible with windows 10, windows 8.1 or windows 7. compatibility may vary depending on users hardware configuration and operating system Fast data transfers and high capacity add on storage

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Toshiba Canvio Advance 4TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0, Red - HDTCA40XR3CA

Toshiba Canvio Advance 4TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0, Red

HDTCA40XR3CA

by Toshiba
What We like

Automatic backup software to easily back up your content (free download, for Windows PC only).

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Product Features

  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatible.
  • Compact design with stylish, textured finish and color options to fit your lifestyle.
  • Password protection software to help prevent unauthorized access to your data (free download, for Windows PC only).

Password protection software to help prevent unauthorized access to your data (free download, for windows pc only). Compact design with stylish, textured finish and color options to fit your lifestyle. Usb 3.0 and usb 2.0 compatible.

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Seagate IronWolf 4TB NAS Internal Hard Drive HDD – CMR 3.5 Inch SATA 6Gb/s 5900 RPM 64MB Cache for RAID Network Attached Storage – Frustration Free Packaging (ST4000VN008)

Seagate IronWolf 4TB NAS Internal Hard Drive HDD – CMR 3.5 Inch SATA 6Gb/s 5900 RPM 64MB Cache for RAID Network Attached Storage – Frustration Free Packaging (ST4000VN008)

by Seagate Bare Drives
What We like

Easily monitor the health of drives using the integrated IronWolf Health Management system and enjoy long term reliability with 1M hours MTBF

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Product Features

  • Store more and work faster with a NAS optimized hard drive providing 4TB and cache of up to 64MB
  • IronWolf internal hard drives are the ideal solution for up to 8 bay, multi user NAS environments craving powerhouse performance
  • Purpose built for NAS enclosures, IronWolf delivers less wear and tear, little to no noise/vibration, no lags or down time, increased file sharing performance, and much more

Store more and work faster with a nas optimized hard drive providing 4tb and cache of up to 64mb Ironwolf internal hard drives are the ideal solution for up to 8 bay, multi user nas environments craving powerhouse performance Purpose built for nas enclosures, ironwolf delivers less wear and tear, little to no noise/vibration, no lags or down time, increased file sharing performance, and much more

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Seagate Portable 2TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – USB 3.0 for PC, Mac, PlayStation, & Xbox - 1-Year Rescue Service (STGX2000400)

Seagate Portable 2TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – USB 3.0 for PC, Mac, PlayStation, & Xbox

1-Year Rescue Service (STGX2000400)

by SEAGATE
What We like

This USB drive provides plug and play simplicity with the included 18 inch USB 3.0 cable

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Product Features

  • Designed to work with Windows or Mac computers, this external hard drive makes backup a snap just drag and drop
  • To get set up, connect the portable hard drive to a computer for automatic recognition no software required
  • Easily store and access 2TB to content on the go with the Seagate Portable Drive, a USB external hard drive

To get set up, connect the portable hard drive to a computer for automatic recognition no software required Easily store and access 2tb to content on the go with the SEAGATE portable drive, a usb external hard drive Designed to work with windows or mac computers, this external hard drive makes backup a snap just drag and drop

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WD 2TB My Passport Portable External Hard Drive HDD, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 Compatible, Black - WDBYVG0020BBK-WESN

Western Digital WD 2TB My Passport Portable External Hard Drive HDD, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 Compatible, Black

WDBYVG0020BBK-WESN

by WD
What We like

Automatic backup - easy to use

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Product Features

  • Password protection plus 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • WD Discovery software for WD Backup, password protection, and drive management
  • SuperSpeed USB-A 3.0 (5Gpbs), 2.0 compatible
  • Slim design

Superspeed usb-a 3.0 (5gpbs), 2.0 compatible Slim design Password protection plus 256-bit aes hardware encryption WD discovery software for WD backup, password protection, and drive management

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Western Digital 4TB WD Blue PC Hard Drive HDD - 5400 RPM, SATA 6 Gb/s, 256 MB Cache, 3.5

Western Digital 4TB WD Blue PC Hard Drive HDD

5400 RPM, SATA 6 Gb/s, 256 MB Cache, 3.5", WD40EZAZ

by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
What We like

Massive capacity up to 6TB

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Product Features

  • Free Acronis True Image WD Edition cloning software
  • Western Digital quality and reliability
  • Reliable everyday computing

Reliable everyday computing Western digital quality and reliability Free acronis true image wd edition cloning software

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SP Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Portable External Hard Drive Armor A60 Shockproof USB 3.1 Gen1 for PC Mac Xbox and PS4 Black

SP Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Portable External Hard Drive Armor A60 Shockproof USB 3.1 Gen1 for PC Mac Xbox and PS4 Black

by SP SILICON POWER
What We like

NO MORE MISSING CABLES: Cable-carry design for easy cable storage, Supported OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS 10.5.x, Linux 2.6.x,

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Product Features

  • [For Mac Users] Reformatting will be required for Mac operating systems]
  • For Windows User: The A60 is pre-formatted as NTFS, so you could use it directly on Windows .
  • PS4 / XBOX COMPATIBLE: Ideal for gaming enthusiasts Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim (PS4 System Software version 4.50 or higher)
  • ALL-ROUND DATA PROTECTION: Military-grade shockproof and IPX4 water-resistant protection,

Ps4 / xbox compatible: ideal for gaming enthusiasts xbox one, xbox 360, ps4, ps4 pro and ps4 slim (ps4 system software version 4.50 or higher) All-round data protection: military-grade shockproof and ipx4 water-resistant protection, [for mac users] reformatting will be required for mac operating systems] For windows user: the a60 is pre-formatted as ntfs, so you could use it directly on windows .

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Seagate (STGD2000100) Game Drive for PS4 Systems 2TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – USB 3.0, Officially Licensed Product

Seagate (STGD2000100) Game Drive for PS4 Systems 2TB External Hard Drive Portable HDD – USB 3.0

Officially Licensed Product

by SEAGATE
What We like

This game drive features the classic black and blue design of PS4; Its the perfect accessory for any gaming setup and its compact; Travel ready form factor means the adventure can go anywhere

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Product Features

  • Official Licensed PS4 product for seamless operation and compatibility; Operates under PS4 hard drive firmware
  • Dive into the action with a quick step by step setup and plug and play USB 3.0 connectivity; No power cable needed
  • Do not delete games from PS4 consoles just to make room for new ones; Store 50 plus games with 2TB of portable hard drive storage

Dive into the action with a quick step by step setup and plug and play usb 3.0 connectivity; no power cable needed Do not delete games from ps4 consoles just to make room for new ones; store 50 plus games with 2tb of portable hard drive storage Official licensed ps4 product for seamless operation and compatibility; operates under ps4 hard drive firmware

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