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Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD

Kingston's HyperX 3K 120GB SSD is the perfect upgrade for any computer user looking to speed up their system, and best of all, it's being offered at $64.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $234. This SSD combines premium 3000 program-erase cycle synchronous NAND with the second-generation SandForce controller. Its lower price means more users can experience ultra-responsive gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power. Get it here now. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

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G-Technology 1TB G-Drive ATC HDD

G-Technology's 1TB G-Drive ev ATC HDD with Thunderbolt just might be the most rugged yet. Featuring a watertight drive compartment, your data is further protected from pressure, shock and dust. The ev All-Terrain Case is compatible with the Evolution Series, also fitting the G-DRIVE ev or G-DRIVE ev SSD. Perfect for in the field back-up, editing, transferring and storage, this durable 7200 RPM drive leverages the speed of Thunderbolt while providing you with flexibility and the ease of use of USB. Product page. Continue reading for the ocean test and more information.

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Seagate Expansion 5TB

Seagate's Expansion 5-Terabyte Portable Hard Drive definitely isn't lacking in the storage department, and you can pick one up today for just $129 shipped, nearly half off the retail price. The Expansion Desktop is ready to use, no need to install software. Simply attach the USB cable to your computer and plug in the power supply. Your computer automatically recognizes the new drive, and you can begin sending files. Product page. Continue reading for a video unboxing and more information.

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Samsung Portable SSD T1

Samsung's Portable SSD T1 may be credit card-sized, but it's not lacking in storage space, packing an ample 1-Terabyte. With its laser engraved casing, chrome metal finish and jet black custom T1 cable, it fits right in with your current EDC (Everyday Carry) kit. This drive utilizes Turbo Write Technology for super fast read-write speeds of up to 450 mB/s, and it supports data encryption to boot. Product page. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Seagate 6TB HDD

Seagate's 6TB Desktop HDD ensures that you never run out of space, and it won't break the bank either, priced a just $199.99 shipped, today only. This drive is up to 45% faster than the last generation thanks to Seagate OptiCache technology. OptiCache technology combines the latest advances in hard drive microprocessors, DRAM, and proprietary caching algorithms resulting in great performance improvements for you. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing a 300TB setup using these hard drives and more information.

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Silicon Power A80

Silicon Power's A80 Hard Drive is not only waterproof, dust-proof, can withstand serious drops, but take some serious fire power as well. The Armor A80 is compliant with IPX7 waterproof standards, meaning it can be under a meter of water for 30 minutes and still function fully. It's also dust- and pressure-proof. That means your data is safe from unexpected spills, rain, dustier spaces, or most any other environmental concern. Product page. Continue reading to see the fire test video, for more pictures and additional information.

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External Portable SSD

MyDigitalSSD's OTG is an ultra portable 64GB (priced at just $64.99) plug and play drive that offers full USB 3.0 5Gbps performance with any USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) compliant system, resulting in real SSD speeds up to 460MB/s. This pocket-sized wonder reduces wait times and maximizes bandwidth utilization, enabling faster and more efficient transfers while helping lower CPU utilization for extended battery life for on-the-go users. With 4 times the speed of a traditional hard drive, users can run operating systems, play games, stream media, and utilize programs directly from your OTG mSSD! Comparatively, with this power, the OTG would be rated 3000x if it were a flash drive. Product page.

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Seagate Wireless Hard Drive

Seagate's Wireless Mobile Portable Hard Drive broadcasts its own Wi-Fi network, so you can wirelessly stream your media and files to up to three mobile devices. With 500GB of storage at your fingertips, choosing which files to sync to your mobile device before a long trip is a thing of the past. Seagate Wireless lets you carry hundreds of movies and thousands of photos, songs and documents. Product page. Continue reading for more.

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WD Black2

WD's Black2 Dual Drive is currently being offered for just $149.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $339.99. Now you can load your OS, photo and video editing programs on the SSD and save all of your capacity-heavy RAW photo and video files to the 1 TB HDD. Keep it all local and readily available on your notebook or all-in-one PC without slowing system performance. Product page. Continue reading for a video unboxing, more pictures and additional information.

Notable features:
  • World's first 2.5-inch dual drive storage solution.

  • Fully accessible SSD for the operating system, generous capacity hard drive for personal data and large files.

  • Dual drives extend the life of MLC NAND and maintain optimum SSD performance.

  • You control where your data resides with no need for large cloud storage or expensive third party storage plans.

  • Built for laptops, all-in-one PCs, gaming PCs, mobile workstations, small form factor PCs, high-performance laptops.


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Seagate SSHD

Seagate's Desktop 4TB Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently being offered for only $139.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $239.99. With a Seagate Desktop Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD) kit, you can experience SSD-like performance for a fraction of the cost. Desktop SSHD fuses solid state storage with a traditional hard drive to deliver the best of both worlds: Blazing-fast performance and high capacities at prices that work. Product page. Continue reading for an explanation video and more information.

Notable features:
  • 4TB storage capacity, Spindle Speed 5900 RPMNAND flash cMLC/8GB.

  • First solid state hybrid drive (SSHD) in a 3.5-inch form factor.

  • SATA 6G/s with NCQ for interface speed.

  • Installs and operates like a standard hard drive, cross-platform, no drivers or additional software needed.


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