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Samsung Electronics has just unveiled its latest external storage device: the Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) T7 Touch. Unlike similar drives, this one combines a sleek design with the fastest transfer speeds currently available, based on the USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard, while elevating data protection to the next level with an additional hardware security measure in the form of a built-in fingerprint sensor. Read more for two videos and additional information.
The WD_Black 5TB P10 Game Drive is compatible with the PC, Xbox One, and PS4 platforms, all for $109.99 shipped, today only, originally $149.99. It’s built tough specifically for gamers looking to expand the potential of their console or PC by saving their game library in an on-the-go form factor. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
WD’s 2TB Black My Passport USB 3.0 Portable HDD is great for automatically backing up your important files, or just as an everyday storage device, and it’s being offered for just $59.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $79.99. Built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with WD Security software helps keep all of your files safe, and you can easily add a ‘return-if-found’ message as the password prompt in case your hard drive ever gets lost. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Seagate’s Expansion Desktop 4TB Hard Drive makes backups easy, and it’s being offered for just $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $89.99. Simply connect the external hard drive to your computer via USB 3.0, and it’s automatically detected and ready to use – no additional software is required. Both transfers and backups can be accomplished with an easy to use drag-and-drop interface, whether it be photos, songs, or more. Product page. Read more for an unboxing video and additional information.
Western Digital’s 4TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive has enough storage space for all of your media files, and it’s being offered for just $89.99 shipped, today only, originally $139.99. It offers USB 3.0 as well as USB 2.0 backwards compatibility, which means fast data transfers regardless of your system. Measuring in at just 4.4 x 3.2 x 0.8 inches, this drive is small enough to slip in a pocket or any bag for use on-the-go. Plus, it’s PS4 / Xbox One compatible, so just plug the drive in and you’re ready to go. Product page.
Seagate’s Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable Hard Drive is compatible with OS X, Windows, PS4 platforms, all for $62.28 shipped, today only, originally $109.99. The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, this portable external hard drive sports s a minimalist metal enclosure and quick plug-and-play connectivity with the included USB 3.0 cable. Adding extra protection to files is practically effortless – just back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable SSD is ultra fast and rugged enough to go anywhere, all for $142.99 shipped, today only during one-day storage sale, originally $349.99. It boasts high-speed transfers with up to 550MB/s read speeds, making it perfect for saving and editing high-resolution photos and videos. The drive is IP55-rated, which means it’s built to withstand water / dust, and also certified to stand up to 2-meter drops. Product page. Read more for two video reviews and additional information.
Seagate’s 2TB FireCuda Gaming SSHD is compatible with the PlayStation 4, and it can be picked up for just $79.99 shipped, today only, originally $94.99. It’s touted as the fastest 2.5-inch PC compute and gaming hard drive on the market, all within a thin 7mm z-height. Flash-accelerated technology delivers up to 5x faster load times for nonstop performance, play and productivity compared to standard drives, while adaptive Memory technology efficiently identifies frequently accessed data to allow for quicker operations. Product page. Read more for another hands-on video review and additional information.
SanDisk’s SSD Plus 480GB Internal SSD can turbocharge your computer in minutes, and it’s being offered for just $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.99. Boasting sequential read speeds of up to 535MB/s, this solid state drive performs faster than most typical hard disk drives. You’ll experience quicker startups, shutdowns, data transfers, and application response times than with a hard disk drive. (Product page. Read more for a video showing how to install one in your laptop.
WD’s 6TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 Hard Drive is a fast and easy way to add extra storage to just about any computer, all for $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $189.99. This desktop storage solution with zippy USB 3.0 connectivity offers reliable, high-capacity, add-on storage, fast data transfer rates and universal connectivity with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices. Product page. Read more for an unboxing video and additional information.