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  1. Seagate - FireCuda 8TB Internal SATA Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom

    Seagate - FireCuda 8TB Internal SATA Hard Drive for Desktops

    Model: ST8000DXA01
    SKU: 6498118

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    Your price for this item is $229.99
  2. 4TB Internal SATA Hard Drive for Select Buffalo Technology TeraStation Network Storage Devices - Front_Zoom

    4TB Internal SATA Hard Drive for Select Buffalo Technology TeraStation Network Storage Devices

    Model: OP-HD4.0S-3Y
    SKU: 8930977

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    Your price for this item is $269.99
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  4. Buffalo - OP-HDN series 2TB hot-swap hard drive SATA NAS Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom

    Buffalo - OP-HDN series 2TB hot-swap hard drive SATA NAS Hard Drive for Desktops

    Model: OP-HD2.0N
    SKU: 5750323

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Buying internal hard drives.

Benefits of a new internal drive.

The increased storage capacity of a new internal drive will improve your PC’s performance and give you the ability to experience advanced features. For example, if you’re a graphic artist and you want to get the most out of graphic design software, you’ll need an internal hard drive with enough room for the data required to produce stunning visuals and to save your works in progress. When you first bring home your desktop computer, you might have a hard time believing that you’ll run out of space on the factory-installed internal hard drive. However, with all the photos, movies, and music saved to your desktop, you’ll find the capacity fills up more quickly than you thought it would. This is often true of professional artists and hobbyists who are fond of building their own PCs from scratch. Just make sure to measure the physical space inside your desktop so you know which form factor size will fit within your PC. No matter what size you’re shopping for, Best Buy carries a large selection, starting at smaller capacities and going all the way up to 8TB internal hard drives and higher.

Choosing the best internal hard drive size for you.

When deciding which size hard drive is best for your needs, it’s suggested that you buy as many terabytes as you can afford to avoid having to buy another one when it fills up. If you’re buying a secondary internal hard drive to support an existing one, thus freeing up space on the first, then a 1TB internal hard drive or 2TB internal hard drive will likely be enough. Shutterbugs and audiophiles who have an abundance of images and favorite tunes to store should consider investing in a 4TB internal hard drive or greater. Even though this size might seem like a hefty amount that would work for anyone, there are times when these storage capabilities just aren’t enough. If you’re into PC gaming, your gaming computer uses unique programs and hardware built to keep up with the action. As you add more peripherals to enjoy the game or you venture into the next level of gaming with virtual reality, you’ll need more storage to accommodate the visual data demands.

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