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Seagate Expansion 12TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP12000400)
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Seagate Expansion 12TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP12000400)
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion desktop hard drive 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable 18W power adapter Quick start guide Rescue Data Recovery Services3 Toolkit backup software 3 Rescue Data Recovery Services not available in all countries.
  • Model #: STKP12000400
  • Item #: N82E16822184957
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WD My Book 16TB USB 3.0, Micro-B External Desktop Hard Drive WDBBGB0160HBK-NESN Black
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WD My Book 16TB USB 3.0, Micro-B External Desktop Hard Drive WDBBGB0160HBK-NESN Black
  • Dimensions: 6.70" x 1.90" x 5.50"
  • Weight: 2.20 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Software for device management and backup with password protection Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBBGB0160HBK-NESN
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 2TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 2 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-2000-C-G
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 2TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 2 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-2000-C-G
  • RPM: N/A
  • Cache: N/A
  • Dimensions: 1.71" x 7.30" x 4.41"
  • Weight: 2.74 lbs.
  • Model #: IS-DT2-256-2000-C-G
  • Item #: 9SIAE9M64A3169
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WD Black 12TB D10 Game Drive Desktop External Hard Drive for Xbox USB 3.2 (WDBA5E0120HBK-NESN)
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WD Black 12TB D10 Game Drive Desktop External Hard Drive for Xbox USB 3.2 (WDBA5E0120HBK-NESN)
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.73" x 7.68"
  • Weight: 2.16 lbs.
  • Package Contents: WD_BLACK D10 Game Drive for Xbox USB Type-A to Micro-B cable AC adapter and plug Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBA5E0120HBK-NESN
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LaCie d2 Professional 10TB USB 3.1 Hard Drives - Desktop External STHA10000800
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LaCie d2 Professional 10TB USB 3.1 Hard Drives - Desktop External STHA10000800
  • Dimensions: 5.12" x 2.36" x 7.42"
  • Weight: 3.09 lbs.
  • Parts: 5 Year
  • Model #: STHA10000800
  • Item #: 1VH-01FT-00003
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 10TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 2 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-10000-C-G
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 10TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 2 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-10000-C-G
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  • Dimensions: 1.71" x 7.30" x 4.41"
  • Weight: 2.74 lbs.
  • Model #: IS-DT2-256-10000-C-G
  • Item #: 9SIAE9MB3Y3362
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LaCie 1big Dock Thunderbolt 3 4TB External Hard Drive, 280MB/s Read, 240MB/s Write
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APRICORN Aegis Padlock DT 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive ADT-3PL256-4000 Black
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APRICORN Aegis Padlock DT 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive ADT-3PL256-4000 Black
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Cache: 8MB
  • Average Seek Time: 12ms
  • Dimensions: 4.5” X 7.2” X 1.5”
  • Model #: ADT-3PL256-4000
  • Item #: N82E16822161170
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 8TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 2 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-8000-C-G
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 8TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 2 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-8000-C-G
  • RPM: N/A
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  • Dimensions: 1.71" x 7.30" x 4.41"
  • Weight: 2.74 lbs.
  • Model #: IS-DT2-256-8000-C-G
  • Item #: 9SIAE9M64A3170
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BUFFALO AMERICAS HD-LX8.0TU3 8TB Drivestation Axis Velocity
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Seagate Expansion 16TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP16000400)
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Seagate Expansion 16TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP16000400)
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion desktop hard drive 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable 18W power adapter Quick start guide Rescue Data Recovery Services3 Toolkit backup software 3 Rescue Data Recovery Services not available in all countries.
  • Model #: STKP16000400
  • Item #: N82E16822184959
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  • $669.99
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WD My Book 18TB USB 3.0, Micro-B External Desktop Hard Drive WDBBGB0180HBK-NESN Black
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WD My Book 18TB USB 3.0, Micro-B External Desktop Hard Drive WDBBGB0180HBK-NESN Black
  • Dimensions: 6.72" x 1.93" x 5.48"
  • Weight: 2.20 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Software for device management and backup with password protection Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBBGB0180HBK-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822234461
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Seagate Expansion 14TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP14000400)
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Seagate Expansion 14TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP14000400)
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion desktop hard drive 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable 18W power adapter Quick start guide Rescue Data Recovery Services3 Toolkit backup software 3 Rescue Data Recovery Services not available in all countries.
  • Model #: STKP14000400
  • Item #: N82E16822184958
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  • $422.99
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Seagate Expansion 8TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP8000400)
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Seagate Expansion 8TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP8000400)
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion desktop hard drive 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable 18W power adapter Quick start guide Rescue Data Recovery Services3 Toolkit backup software 3 Rescue Data Recovery Services not available in all countries.
  • Model #: STKP8000400
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WD Elements 10TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0100HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 10TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0100HBK-NESN
  • Dimensions: 6.50" x 1.90" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 1.90 lbs.
  • Package Contents: External hard drive USB cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0100HBK-NESN
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 3TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 3 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-3000-C-X
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iStorage diskAshur DT2 3TB Secure encrypted desktop hard drive - FIPS Level 3 certified, Password protected, military grade hardware encryption IS-DT2-256-3000-C-X
  • RPM: N/A
  • Cache: N/A
  • Dimensions: 1.71" x 7.30" x 4.41"
  • Weight: 2.74 lbs.
  • Model #: IS-DT2-256-3000-C-X
  • Item #: 9SIAE9M8X90122
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WD My Book 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN)
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WD My Book 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 6.73" x 1.93" x 5.47"
  • Weight: 2.12 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Software for device management and backup with password protection Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 14TB USB 3.0, Micro-B Desktop Hard Drive WDBWLG0140HBK-NESN Black
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WD Elements 14TB USB 3.0, Micro-B Desktop Hard Drive WDBWLG0140HBK-NESN Black
  • Dimensions: 6.50" x 1.90" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 1.98 lbs.
  • Package Contents: WD Elements Desktop hard drive USB cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0140HBK-NESN
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Seagate Expansion 10TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP10000400)
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Seagate Expansion 10TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP10000400)
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion desktop hard drive 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable 18W power adapter Quick start guide Rescue Data Recovery Services3 Toolkit backup software 3 Rescue Data Recovery Services not available in all countries.
  • Model #: STKP10000400
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Fantom Gforce/3  2TB USB 3.0 Aluminum Desktop External Hard Drive GF3B2000U64 Black
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Fantom Gforce/3 2TB USB 3.0 Aluminum Desktop External Hard Drive GF3B2000U64 Black
  • Cache: 64MB
  • Weight: 3.68
  • Package Contents: G-Force 3 External Disk Drive Drive Stand Power Supply USB 3.0 Cable User Manual
  • Parts: 3 Year
  • Model #: GF3B2000U64
  • Item #: N82E16822510019
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WD Elements 18TB USB 3.0, Micro-B Desktop External Hard Drive WDBWLG0180HBK-NESN Black
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WD Elements 18TB USB 3.0, Micro-B Desktop External Hard Drive WDBWLG0180HBK-NESN Black
  • Dimensions: 6.50" x 1.89" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 1.98 lbs.
  • Package Contents: WD Elements hard drive USB cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0180HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 16TB USB 3.0, Micro-B 3.5" Desktop External Hard Drive WDBWLG0160HBK-NESN Black
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WD Elements 16TB USB 3.0, Micro-B 3.5" Desktop External Hard Drive WDBWLG0160HBK-NESN Black
  • Dimensions: 6.53" x 1.89" x 5.31"
  • Weight: 1.98 lbs.
  • Package Contents: WD Elements Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0160HBK-NESN
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WD My Book 12TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0120HBK-NESN)
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WD My Book 12TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0120HBK-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 6.72" x 1.93" x 5.48"
  • Weight: 2.14 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Software for device management and backup with password protection Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBBGB0120HBK-NESN
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WD My Book 4TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0040HBK-NESN)
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WD My Book 4TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0040HBK-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 6.73" x 1.93" x 5.47"
  • Weight: 2.21 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Software for device management and backup with password protection Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBBGB0040HBK-NESN
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Seagate Expansion 6TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP6000400)
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Seagate Expansion 6TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP6000400)
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Cache: 1MB
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Model #: STKP6000400
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WD Black 8TB D10 Game Drive Desktop External Hard Drive for PS4/Xbox One/PC/Mac USB 3.2 (WDBA3P0080HBK-NESN)
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WD Black 8TB D10 Game Drive Desktop External Hard Drive for PS4/Xbox One/PC/Mac USB 3.2 (WDBA3P0080HBK-NESN)
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.73" x 7.68"
  • Weight: 2.16 lbs.
  • Package Contents: WD_BLACK D10 Game Drive USB Type-A to Micro-B cable AC adapter and plug Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBA3P0080HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 20TB USB 3.0 3.5" Desktop External Hard Drive WDBWLG0200HBK-NESN Black
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WD Elements 20TB USB 3.0 3.5" Desktop External Hard Drive WDBWLG0200HBK-NESN Black
  • Dimensions: 6.53" x 1.89" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 1.98 lbs.
  • Package Contents: WD Elements Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0200HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 3TB USB 3.0, Micro-B External Desktop Storage WDBWLG0030HBK-NESN Black
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WD Elements 3TB USB 3.0, Micro-B External Desktop Storage WDBWLG0030HBK-NESN Black
  • Dimensions: 6.50" x 1.90" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 2.0 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop hard drive USB cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0030HBK-NESN
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Seagate Expansion 4TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP4000400)
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Seagate Expansion 4TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP4000400)
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion desktop hard drive 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable 18W power adapter Quick start guide Rescue Data Recovery Services3 Toolkit backup software 3 Rescue Data Recovery Services not available in all countries.
  • Parts: 1 Year
  • Model #: STKP4000400
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WD Elements 8TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 8TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN
  • Dimensions: 6.50" x 1.90" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 1.90 lbs.
  • Package Contents: External hard drive USB cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 12TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0120HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 12TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0120HBK-NESN
  • Dimensions: 6.50" x 1.90" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 1.92 lbs.
  • Package Contents: WD Elements Desktop hard drive USB cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0120HBK-NESN
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Seagate Expansion 18TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP18000400)
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Seagate Expansion 18TB External Hard Drive HDD - USB 3.0, with Rescue Data Recovery Services (STKP18000400)
  • Dimensions: 4.92" x 1.65" x 7.04"
  • Weight: 2.59 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion desktop hard drive 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable 18W power adapter Quick start guide Rescue Data Recovery Services3 Toolkit backup software 3 Rescue Data Recovery Services not available in all countries.
  • Model #: STKP18000400
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WD My Book 6TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0060HBK-NESN)
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WD My Book 6TB Desktop External Hard Drive for Windows/Mac/Laptop, USB 3.0 Black (WDBBGB0060HBK-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 6.73" x 1.93" x 5.47"
  • Weight: 2.31 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop hard drive SuperSpeed USB-A cable (5Gbps) AC adapter Software for device management and backup with password protection Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBBGB0060HBK-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822235157
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WD Elements 6TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0060HBK-NESN
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WD Elements 6TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Black WDBWLG0060HBK-NESN
  • Dimensions: 6.50" x 1.90" x 5.30"
  • Weight: 2.09 lbs.
  • Package Contents: External hard drive USB cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBWLG0060HBK-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822232981
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Seagate FireCuda Gaming Hub External Hard Drive HDD 8TB - USB 3.2, Customizable RGB LED Lighting, Dual Forward-Facing USB for Desktop PC with Rescue Services (STKK8000400)
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Seagate FireCuda Gaming Hub External Hard Drive HDD 8TB - USB 3.2, Customizable RGB LED Lighting, Dual Forward-Facing USB for Desktop PC with Rescue Services (STKK8000400)
  • Dimensions: 5.04" x 1.94" x 8.11"
  • Weight: 2.74 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate FireCuda Gaming Hub 4-foot (1.2M) USB 3.0 cable Power adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Parts: 1 Year
  • Model #: STKK8000400
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Novus 20TB External USB-C 7200RPM Rugged Hard Drive
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Novus 20TB External USB-C 7200RPM Rugged Hard Drive
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LaCie d2 Professional 8TB USB 3.1, type-C Desktop Drive STHA8000800 Black
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LaCie d2 Professional 8TB USB 3.1, type-C Desktop Drive STHA8000800 Black
  • Dimensions: 5.12" x 2.36" x 7.42"
  • Weight: 3.09 lbs.
  • Package Contents: LaCie d2 Professional USB-C (USB 3.1 10Gb/s) cable USB-C to USB-A cable External power supply Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: STHA8000800
  • Item #: 1B0-0044-00033
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Novus 12TB External USB-C (3.1,Gen2) 7200RPM Hard Drive
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Novus 12TB External USB-C (3.1,Gen2) 7200RPM Hard Drive
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Novus 16TB External USB-C 7200RPM Rugged Hard Drive
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Novus 16TB External USB-C 7200RPM Rugged Hard Drive
  • Thunderbolt 3: Yes
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Model #: 3N1-C-16T-BL
  • Item #: 9SIA54GB2H5211
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Avolusion PRO-5X Series 8TB USB 3.0 External Gaming Hard Drive for PS5 Game Console (White) - 2 Year Warranty
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Desktop external hard drives enable you to expand existing storage, incorporate redundancy into your data storage setup and can even provide faster transfer speeds than an existing internal disk. You can transport smaller models in your pocket or bag, but some larger devices come with stands and other features that make them suitable as a permanent fixture on your desk. RAID enabled external hard drives for PC provide these functions while introducing redundancy so the drive can be rebuilt and data recovered, even in the event of a disk failure. Ensure compatibility when you buy a portable hard drive for Mac and PC by choosing one with a compatible interface. Thunderbolt connectivity is standard in most Macs as well as some high-end PCs, offering fast transfer rates, while USB 3 is another popular interface standard. SATA and SAS drives are other common connection types.

Enjoy Fast Transfer Speeds with Thunderbolt Compatibility

Where Thunderbolt connections are available, you should consider choosing this interface over USB or SATA. Desktop external hard drives with Thunderbolt connectivity offer a throughput speed of up to 40Gbps, double that of USB 3.2's 20Gbps. This means that you can store and retrieve data from the drive quicker. However, compatibility is what matters most, so ensure that the drive you choose is compatible with the ports on your desktop. Thunderbolt is common in Mac hard drives and also an increasing number of PCs.

Go Mobile with a Portable Hard Drive for Mac and PC

Most hard drives, except those with the largest capacity and internal hard drives with desktop mounts, tend to be small and light enough to carry in a laptop bag or pocket. However, if you need to regularly access data on a portable drive, because you're a creative professional that carries photos or videos to clients, for example, portable hard drives for Mac and PC exist that strip away unnecessary weight and casing. These will fit in a shirt pocket and are easier to carry. 2.5in models, commonly used as laptop drives because of their portability, are the smallest and offer the greatest convenience.

Expand Game Storage with Desktop External Hard Drives

You can use a portable hard drive for your PC to store personal and professional files. You can also use one to store software, including games and DLC packs. Buyers can use some external hard drives with games consoles to expand their memory without having to upgrade to a new system or rely on cloud storage. Drive speed is important in these cases because it minimizes the loading time and waiting times. Standard desktop external hard drives have a speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM) but some models can offer speeds as high as 15,000RPM.

Protect Your Data with an External Drive

You can use a desktop external hard drive for data backup. You can automatically back up important files and folders to the drive periodically, but for ultimate data protection, RAID drives incorporate drive redundancy into their architecture. This redundancy means that you can recover the data, even in the event of a drive failure.