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Top 5 external hard drives

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In most cases computer users need an external drive to “back up” documents, photos, holiday videos and other information in case  computer die.

Let’s try to compile the best external hard drive brands.

Here is a list of the top 5 external hard drive brands we tested and recommend for you:

Buffalo Technology
Buffalo Technology is known for its durability, shock protection, and thick plastic casing. This company makes some of the best external drives on the market. So if you’re looking for an efficient hard drive that can survive a fall and go to work with you, BT has what you need.

Transcend
Transcend’s StoreJet is very durable, has up to 1TB capacity and it has the transfer speed of 5 Gbps. While Transscend has a wide selection of portable hard drives, they do NOT sell desktop hard drives.

Seagate
The most popular is the Backup Plus Portable Hard Drive. It comes with features such as “social” backup for all your facebook, additionaly this hard drive “shares” its contents with a simple click. Seagate has reliable products, and pretty awesome features, but it is pricy.

Western Digital
My Passport Essential has the best reviews which is no wonder; it’s small, portable, and holds up to 2 TB of memory.

ioSafe
ioSafe designed their external hard drives to take the worst natural disasters. You can screw it down to thief-proof it. It is both fire and waterproof and you can screw it down to thief-proof it. It can take temperatures up to 1550 degrees for an half-hour, and it can keep your data safe even beneath 10 ft of water for 3 days. Their data recovery service will cover any other digital disaster!

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