Browse the top-ranked list of Popular External Hard Drives below along with associated reviews and opinions.
Great buy...I would probably give this box a 5 star rating but since I have only used it for a single purpose, I can not comment on its other features including the USB port.
Stream, share and manage your data at home or on the go with this Seagate Personal Cloud STCR4000101 external USB hard drive, which features Ethernet connectivity for simple wireless access. The 4TB capacity provides generous storage space.
Works great....After each session I download all the files onto a laptop and back up all the new shots on the Lacie before I post process my favorites.
The LaCie Rugged Triple Hard Disk provides universal connectivity: you've got the superior speeds of USB 3.0 and FireWire 800, and full backward compatibility with FireWire 400 and USB 2.0. You can transfer a 700MB video file in less than 7 seconds with USB 3.0, compared to 25 seconds with USB 2.0 With the Rugged Triple's 7200rpm model, you can even achieve speeds up to 110MB/s. Additionally, you can use the LaCie Mac USB 3.0 Driver to improve data transfer speed on your Mac (up to a 30% performance increase compared to FireWire 800). Whether your goal is super speed or complete compatibility, the Rugged Triple has everything you need.
LOVE IT!!...Overall it is a pretty good little unit good for doing backups note if you have terabytes of data expect for the backup to take around a week to do it.
Enjoy the diverse utility of having 6TB of Cloud storage with this WD My Cloud external Gigabit Ethernet hard drive, which features auto network discovery for easy setup. Password protection helps keep your Cloud data secure.
Has worked great...This is a perfect product to use with some many devices in my household.
Access important files at home and on the go with this Seagate Personal Cloud STCR5000101 external USB and Ethernet hard drive, which offers a personal Cloud with a 5TB storage capacity for secure file sharing, streaming and remote access.
Good NAS....You can probably get away with jsut a plain external HDD plugged into your router by USB, but the interface is so easy with this and the price is much lower(due to external power source, most likely) that it's really a great option.
This 3TB WD My Cloud external network-attached storage device's Gigabit Ethernet interface allows connection to your existing network, so you can easily store and access files with compatible PC, Mac, mobile phones and tablets from anywhere in your home.
Keep data secure in a personal cloud server with the WD My Cloud NAS storage device. It provides 8TB of storage space, letting you keep all of your photos, videos, music and files on a single drive. The WD My Cloud NAS storage device backs up data automatically with SmartWare Pro software and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS.
Love it!...You can directly connected via the USB port (works with the computers, iPhone do not usually have that capability) if you prefer, and this may transfer faster, have not tested it.
With a 2TB capacity and a Gigabit Ethernet interface, this WD My Cloud external network-attached storage device lets you easily save files via your existing Dropbox or other Cloud account and access them from devices connected to your home network.
Worth it....The file access speed when you are using it off of the same wifi network is just as fast as if I was loading or saving something to a thumb drive.
This Seagate Personal Cloud STCR3000101 external USB and Ethernet hard drive features a 3TB capacity, so you can stream, share and manage media and other files whether you're at home or on the go.
If you run the drives as a RAID MIRROR then you will only be able to use 3TB total....Recommended for large files
Create your own cloud storage with the 2nd generation WD My Cloud Mirror 6TB hard drive. The RAID 1 setup allows you to store your content on 1 drive and back it up on the 2nd for safekeeping in case of a drive failure. Dual USB 3.0 ports offer simple expansion.
Great buy....Performs to an average of 80 MB - s or a little more with a gigabit ethernet cable, which is sufficient for me and my daily laptop backups as a Network drive since uses NTFS and works good.
This WD My Cloud drive features a 4TB capacity and lets you stream media to compatible DLNA-/UPnP-capable devices or upload and access data on the go via PC, Mac and compatible mobile phones and tablets. Automatic backup helps safeguard your files.