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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)

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  • 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
  • Item #: N82E16822184955
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234435
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234350
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  • $329.99
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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 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
  • Item #: N82E16822235160
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234382
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234411
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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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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234381
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WD 4TB My Cloud Home Duo Personal Cloud Storage (iOS/Android & Mac/PC Compatible) - (WDBMUT0040JWT-NESN)
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WD 4TB My Cloud Home Duo Personal Cloud Storage (iOS/Android & Mac/PC Compatible) - (WDBMUT0040JWT-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 7.09" x 3.94" x 6.30"
  • Weight: 5.05 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Personal cloud storage Ethernet cable AC adapter Quick Install Guide
  • Model #: WDBMUT0040JWT-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822232991
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WD 16TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive AES Encryption - USB 3.1 (WDBFBE0160JBK-NESN)
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WD 16TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive AES Encryption - USB 3.1 (WDBFBE0160JBK-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 7.09" x 3.94" x 6.30"
  • Weight: 5.20 lbs.
  • Package Contents: My Book Duo Desktop RAID storage WD Discovery software for WD Backup, WD Security and WD Drive Utilities USB-C to USB-C cable USB-C to USB-A cable AC adapter Disk replacement tool Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBFBE0160JBK-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822232548
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822184953
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Seagate Expansion Desktop Hard Drive 8TB HDD External - PC Windows PS4 & Xbox - USB 2.0 & 3.0 Black (STEB8000100)
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Seagate Expansion Desktop Hard Drive 8TB HDD External - PC Windows PS4 & Xbox - USB 2.0 & 3.0 Black (STEB8000100)
  • Dimensions: 4.75" x 1.44" x 6.93"
  • Weight: 2.09 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Seagate Expansion drive 4-foot (120cm) USB 3.0 cable Power adapter Quick start guide
  • Model #: STEB8000100
  • Item #: N82E16822178951
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234406
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WD 8TB My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS - Network Attached Storage - Dual-Core Processor (WDBVBZ0080JCH-NESN)
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WD 8TB My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS - Network Attached Storage - Dual-Core Processor (WDBVBZ0080JCH-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 6.75" x 3.90" x 6.10"
  • Weight: 5.00 lbs.
  • Package Contents: My Cloud EX2 Ultra Device Ethernet cable Power supply Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBVBZ0080JCH-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822235047
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822184954
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WD Diskless My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS - Network Attached Storage - Dual-Core Processor (WDBVBZ0000NCH-NESN)
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WD Diskless My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS - Network Attached Storage - Dual-Core Processor (WDBVBZ0000NCH-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 6.75" x 3.90" x 6.10"
  • Weight: 1.80 lbs.
  • Package Contents: My Cloud EX2 Ultra Device Ethernet cable Power supply Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBVBZ0000NCH-NESN
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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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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)

+ $40 off w/ promo code CADECAZN629WF, limited offer

  • 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
  • Item #: N82E16822184956
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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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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234519
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822234437
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LaCie d2 Professional 4TB USB 3.1 Hard Drives - Desktop External STHA4000800 Black
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LaCie d2 Professional 4TB USB 3.1 Hard Drives - Desktop External STHA4000800 Black
  • Thunderbolt 3: Yes
  • Dimensions: 5.12" x 2.36" x 7.42"
  • Weight: 3.09 lbs.
  • Package Contents: LaCie d2 Professional USB-C (USB 3.1 5Gb/s) cable USB-C to USB-A cable External power supply Quick Installation Guide
  • Model #: STHA4000800
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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
  • Item #: N82E16822184963
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Lacie STHA14000800 d2 Professional 14TB Thunderbolt 3 USB-C USB 3.0 7200RPM External 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
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FANTOM DRIVES 18TB GFORCE 3 PRO 7200RPM USB 3.2 Gen 1 eSATA Desktop External Hard Drive Silver GFSP18000EU3
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FANTOM DRIVES 18TB GFORCE 3 PRO 7200RPM USB 3.2 Gen 1 eSATA Desktop External Hard Drive Silver GFSP18000EU3
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Cache: N/A
  • Dimensions: 4.50" x 1.50" x 7.75"
  • Weight: 2.40 lbs.
  • Model #: GFSP18000EU3
  • Item #: 1E8-0009-001J2
  • Return Policy: 45/1 Return Policy
  • $566.99
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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
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BUFFALO AMERICAS HD-LX4.0TU3 4TB DriveStation Axis Velocity
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BUFFALO AMERICAS HD-LX4.0TU3 4TB DriveStation Axis Velocity
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Buffalo 1TB DriveStation Axis Velocity - High Speed External Hard Drive
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Buffalo 1TB DriveStation Axis Velocity - High Speed External Hard Drive
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Dimensions: 1.52" x 4.83" x 7.44"
  • Weight: 2.09 lbs.
  • Package Contents: DriveStation Axis Velocity Quick Setup Guide USB 3.0 Cable AC Adapter Warranty Statement
  • Model #: HD-LX1.0TU3
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Buffalo 2TB DriveStation Axis Velocity - High Speed External Hard Drive
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Buffalo 2TB DriveStation Axis Velocity - High Speed External Hard Drive
  • RPM: 7200 RPM
  • Dimensions: 1.52" x 4.83" x 7.44"
  • Weight: 2.09 lbs.
  • Package Contents: DriveStation Axis Velocity Quick Setup Guide USB 3.0 Cable AC Adapter Warranty Statement
  • Model #: HD-LX2.0TU3
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WD 20TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive AES Encryption - USB 3.1 (WDBFBE0200JBK-NESN)
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WD 20TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive AES Encryption - USB 3.1 (WDBFBE0200JBK-NESN)
  • Dimensions: 7.09" x 3.94" x 6.30"
  • Weight: 5.25 lbs.
  • Package Contents: Desktop RAID storage WD Discovery software for WD Backup, WD Security and WD Drive Utilities USB-C to USB-C cable USB-C to USB-A cable AC adapter Disk replacement tool Quick install guide
  • Model #: WDBFBE0200JBK-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822232549
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LaCie 1big Dock Thunderbolt 3 4TB External Hard Drive, 280MB/s Read, 240MB/s Write
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WD 12TB My Cloud Home Duo Personal Cloud Storage (iOS/Android & Mac/PC Compatible) - (WDBMUT0120JWT-NESN)
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WD 12TB My Cloud Home Duo Personal Cloud Storage (iOS/Android & Mac/PC Compatible) - (WDBMUT0120JWT-NESN)
  • Port Others: 1 x Gigabit Ethernet My Cloud Home Duo - 2 x USB ports for importing
  • Series: My Cloud Home Duo
  • Dimensions: 7.09" x 3.94" x 6.30"
  • Weight: 5.29 lbs.
  • Model #: WDBMUT0120JWT-NESN
  • Item #: N82E16822232994
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External Hard Drives

External hard drives are ideal for backing up your hard drive or storing additional media separately from your main hard drive. Photos, videos, and digital music have all become so popular in recent years that people need a place to put it all. CDs and DVDs do not have the capacity to hold PC backups and are not all that convenient. However, the prices of external hard drives have come down so much that they are perfect for backing up your important data.

The two most common interfaces for hooking up external drives to your computer are USB and FireWire with eSata now becoming popular also. USB has been around for years and are standard on just about all computers today while FireWire ports are newer and if you use a digital video camera with your computer you probably already have one. In terms of access speeds the latest eSata standard offers the fastest connection however that comes with a price. USB 2.0 and Firewire can cover most of your general needs without having to upgrade your system with a new eSata card. Any of the interfaces will do the job however be sure to purchase an external hard drive with the same type of port that your computer has.

Your backup drive should have a capacity at least as big as your computer's largest hard drive. That will leave you with plenty of room to back up your important files or mirror/clone your current drive. You can also buy an external hard drive case and mount an internal hard drive inside it. This method will give you a choice of brands and models, and if anything goes wrong with your internal hard drive, you can simply install the external one inside your computer to replace it.

Considerations for External Hard Drives

One drawback to using external hard drives for backups is that they are still relatively new for home computer use. They come with Windows drivers; should Windows fail, you will not be able to access your external drive through DOS. There are DOS drivers available but they can be difficult to find and most manufacturers do not provide support for them. This isn't a frequent occurrence, just something to keep in mind as you select your external hard drive.