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Buffalo's DriveStation Axis 2TB USB 3.0 Portable HDD is currently being offered at just $94.99 shipped, originally priced at $229.99. Designed to fit anywhere, the DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 can be positioned either vertically or horizontally for ultimate flexibility. Product page. Continue reading for a video review of the 3TB model.

Notable features:
  • USB 3.0 supports backward compatible with USB 2.0.

  • Horizontal and vertical form factor for flexible desktop positioning.

  • TurboPC enhancement increases file transfer rates up to 180%.

  • ECO Manager conserves energy and battery power.

  • Preformatted hard drive is ready for immediate use with Windows, Mac or Wii U.
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Toshiba's Canvio 1TB USB 3.0 Basics Portable Hard Drive is currently being offered at just $59.99 shipped, originally priced at $119.99. Future-proofed with USB 3.0 technology, the Canvio Basics 3.0 hard drive significantly improves file transfer speed for large media files and dramatically minimizes the wait time for backup and recovery processes. Plus, it's backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices. Product page. Continue reading for a video preview.

Notable features:
  • USB 3.0-powered portable add-on storage.

  • Easy to use with no software to install.

  • Protects your drive (Internal Shock Sensor and Ramp Loading Technology).

  • Gives you peace of mind with Toshiba 3-Year Limited Warranty.

  • Plug and play operation.
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Seagate's Barracuda 3TB HDD is currently being offered at only $109.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $269.99. Your 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 of someone who installed four of these drives into ONE computer system.

Notable features:
  • 3TB storage capacity with SATA 6Gb/s NCQ Interface.

  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance.

  • Seagate AcuTrac servo technology delivers dependable performance, even with hard drive track widths of only 75 nanometers.

  • Seagate OptiCache technology boosts overall performance by as much as 45% over the previous generation.
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Seagate's Desktop 4TB Hard Drive is currently being offered at only $149.99 shipped, originally priced at $209.99. Desktop HDD, 1TB-per-disk technology incorporates 340,000 unique tracks in the width of a single inch. Product page. Continue reading for a video introduction to the line.

Notable features:
  • 4TB storage capacity with SATA 6Gb/s NCQ Interface.

  • Double your capacity and drive down costs with up to 1TB-per-disk hard drive technology.

  • Seagate AcuTrac servo technology delivers dependable performance, even with hard drive track widths of only 75 nanometers.

  • Free Seagate DiskWizard software allows you to install 3TB and 4TB hard drives in Windows, including XP, without UEFI BIOS.

  • 7200rpm Spindle Speed.
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Toshiba's Canvio 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive is currently being offered at just $64.99 shipped, originally priced at $129.99. It requires no external AC adapter and it's Plug & Play compatible. Just connect it into the USB port of your PC and you're good to go. Product page. Continue reading for a video review.

Notable features:
  • Transfers your large media files at blazing fast speeds with USB 3.0.

  • Protects your drive (Internal Shock Sensor and Ramp Loading Technology).

  • Provides file, folder, and full system backup and recovery with pre-loaded backup software.

  • Secures your backup with a password (Data Encryption, up to 256-bit).
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Seagate's Slim 500GB Portable Hard Drive is currently being offered at just $69.99 shipped, originally priced at $109.99 This pencil-thin drive also works seamlessly with your social media accounts so it's simple to back up and share your online photos, movies and more. Product page. Continue reading for a video review.

Notable features:
  • 500GB storage capacity.

  • Included Seagate Dashboard allows you to use the Protect function to set up easy automatic back up with one-click or scheduled plan.

  • Save feature can be used to back up user-generated content from your favorite social networks.

  • Share feature to upload multiple files to social networks at once from your computer.
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Seagate's Momentus XT 750GB Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently being offered at just $99.99 shipped, originally priced at $179.99. The Seagate Solid State Hybrid Drive boots in seconds, not minutes. SSHD revs up your machine for peak performance (up to 4x faster than 5400 RPM hard drives). Product page. Continue reading for two videos: how to install in a MacBook Pro and a review.

Notable features:
  • Solid state hybrid drive delivers SSD-like performance with hard drive capacity options.

  • Adaptive Memory technology customizes performance by aligning to user needs for overall improved system response.

  • 80 percent faster performance than traditional 7200-RPM drives in PCMark Vantage benchmark scores.
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Seagate's Barracuda 3TB Hard Drive is currently being offered at just $132.58 shipped, originally priced at $269.99. Barracuda 1TB-per-disk hard drives now have advanced power modes to save more energy while in idle states--without sacrificing performance. Product page. Continue reading for a video unboxing.

Notable features:
  • 3TB storage capacity with SATA 6Gb/s NCQ Interface.

  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance.

  • Seagate AcuTrac servo technology delivers dependable performance, even with hard drive track widths of only 75 nanometers..

  • Seagate OptiCache technology boosts overall performance by as much as 45% over the previous generation.

  • Best Fit Applications include: Desktop or all-in-one PCs, Home servers , PC-based game systems, Desktop RAID, Direct attached external storage devices (DAS), Network attached storage devices (NAS).
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Seagate's 1TB Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently being offered at just $99.99 shipped, originally priced at $159.99. 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 a video preview.

Notable features:
  • 1 TB 5400 RPM 2.5" solid state hybrid drive.

  • Utilizes Seagate flash management technology to deliver SSD-like performance.

  • Integrates NAND flash with traditional hard drive storage.

  • 9.5mm design for maximum capacity laptops.
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Seagate's Laptop Thin 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently being offered at only $83.57 shipped, originally priced at $129.99. Now, with a Seagate Laptop Thin Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD), you can experience the performance of a solid state drive in your thin and light laptop for a fraction of the cost. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing just how quick a laptop boots up with this drive installed, compared to a traditional 5400RPM HDD.

Notable features:
  • Solid state hybrid drive delivers SSD-like performance with hard drive capacity options.

  • Adaptive Memory technology customizes performance by aligning to user needs for overall improved system response.

  • 80 percent faster performance than traditional 5400-RPM drives in PCMark Vantage benchmark scores.
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