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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for affordable external hard drives.

External hard drives are the most popular type of storage for computers. They're easy to use and can be used to back up your computer, store files and even play games. Browse the top-ranked list of affordable external hard drives below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Seagate - Game Drive for PlayStation Consoles God of War Ragnarök LE 2TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "My daughter needed this drive to store additional game info when the internal drive ran out of space. ...This is a great external hard drive to be able to store more information and games...Great Hard Drive"

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    Confront the end of days with the officially licensed God of War Ragnarök Limited Edition Game Drive for PlayStation consoles. Featuring an ice-cold design worthy of Fimbulwinter, this HDD stores your PS5 games, then transfer them to the console when it’s time to play. Plus, with a 2TB capacity, you can wield enough games to make the nine realms take notice.
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    "My daughter needed this drive to store additional game info when the internal drive ran out of space. ...This is a great external hard drive to be able to store more information and games...Great Hard Drive"

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    Confront the end of days with the officially licensed God of War Ragnarök Limited Edition Game Drive for PlayStation consoles. Featuring an ice-cold design worthy of Fimbulwinter, this HDD stores your PS5 games, then transfer them to the console when it’s time to play. Plus, with a 2TB capacity, you can wield enough games to make the nine realms take notice.
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    Your price for this item is $109.99
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  2. Samsung - T7 Shield 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2 Rugged SSD IP65 Water Resistant - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "It's a good external hard drive. It is very fast and rugged. ...Best SSD external hard drive...Best purchase I've made on SSD EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE."

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    Samsung T7 Shield 2TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Rated, for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Blue.
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    "It's a good external hard drive. It is very fast and rugged. ...Best SSD external hard drive...Best purchase I've made on SSD EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE."

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    Samsung T7 Shield 2TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Rated, for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Blue.
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    Your price for this item is $139.99
    The previous price was $199.99
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  3. WD - BLACK P40 Game Drive for PC, PS4, PS5 and Xbox 1TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Portable SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Easy choice if you want as superfast external drive for games or anything else....I highly recommend the Black P40 Game Drive both as a gaming and general use external hard drive. "

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    Dominate in style with the powerful 1TB WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD. The downloadable WD_BLACK dashboard gives you full control over the LED light display for a personalized experience every time you play (Windows® only). This high-performance SSD storage features blazing speeds in a compact and shock-resistant design, making it easy to take with you anywhere.
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    "Easy choice if you want as superfast external drive for games or anything else....I highly recommend the Black P40 Game Drive both as a gaming and general use external hard drive. "

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    Dominate in style with the powerful 1TB WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD. The downloadable WD_BLACK dashboard gives you full control over the LED light display for a personalized experience every time you play (Windows® only). This high-performance SSD storage features blazing speeds in a compact and shock-resistant design, making it easy to take with you anywhere.
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    Your price for this item is $116.99
    The previous price was $179.99
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  4. Samsung - T7 Shield 1TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2 Rugged SSD IP65 Water Resistant - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Samsung external ssd...Easy to use and very affordable. First time using an external ssd. I would highly recommend...Solid state external hard drive...Handy compact solid state external hard drive that works great with my mac"

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    Samsung T7 Shield 1TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Rated, for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Blue.
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    "Samsung external ssd...Easy to use and very affordable. First time using an external ssd. I would highly recommend...Solid state external hard drive...Handy compact solid state external hard drive that works great with my mac"

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    Samsung T7 Shield 1TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Rated, for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Blue.
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    Your price for this item is $79.99
    The previous price was $109.99
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  5. Samsung - T7 Shield 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2 Rugged SSD IP65 Water Resistant - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best SSD external hard drive....This is the best SSD EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE. Fast transfer....Best External Hard Drive Around!...Best External Hard Drive Around! Tried others and this one works great! "

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    Samsung T7 Shield 2TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Water & Dust resistance for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Black.
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    "Best SSD external hard drive....This is the best SSD EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE. Fast transfer....Best External Hard Drive Around!...Best External Hard Drive Around! Tried others and this one works great! "

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    Samsung T7 Shield 2TB, Portable SSD, up to 1050 MB/S, USB 3.2 Gen2, Rugged, IP65 Water & Dust resistance for Photographers, Content Creators, and Gaming, External Solid State Drive, Black.
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    Your price for this item is $139.99
    The previous price was $199.99
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  6. WD - BLACK P10 Game Drive for Xbox 1TB External USB 3.2 Gen 1 Portable Hard Drive - Black With White Trim - Front_Zoom
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    "The external hard drive is Good quality and the storage is fast and good...Great external storage....This external hard-drive is great way better than seagate's 3.0. "

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    The WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive for Xbox™ gives your Xbox the tools it needs to keep your competitive edge. With up to 1TB of storage capacity, the WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive for Xbox™ is a top-tier external HDD built specifically for gamers looking to expand the potential of their Xbox so they can drive their game the way they choose. Included with your purchase is a 1-month membership of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, with access to 100+ games on consoles and PC, plus online console multiplayer.
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    "The external hard drive is Good quality and the storage is fast and good...Great external storage....This external hard-drive is great way better than seagate's 3.0. "

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    The WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive for Xbox™ gives your Xbox the tools it needs to keep your competitive edge. With up to 1TB of storage capacity, the WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive for Xbox™ is a top-tier external HDD built specifically for gamers looking to expand the potential of their Xbox so they can drive their game the way they choose. Included with your purchase is a 1-month membership of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, with access to 100+ games on consoles and PC, plus online console multiplayer.
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    Your price for this item is $69.99
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  7. Seagate - One Touch 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Red - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Affordable and extremely useful...The Seagate brand is a very good brand to use for hard drives. The portable hard drives have become very affordable. ...Works good and hasn’t break on me like other external hard drives"

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    Product Description

    Store and access photos and files on the go with Seagate One Touch. The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, it features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure and quick plug-and-play connectivity with the included USB 3.0 cable. Great as a Mac external hard drive or Windows drive, simply back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Plus—edit, manage, and share photos with a one-year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a four-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan!
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    "Affordable and extremely useful...The Seagate brand is a very good brand to use for hard drives. The portable hard drives have become very affordable. ...Works good and hasn’t break on me like other external hard drives"

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    Product Description

    Store and access photos and files on the go with Seagate One Touch. The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, it features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure and quick plug-and-play connectivity with the included USB 3.0 cable. Great as a Mac external hard drive or Windows drive, simply back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Plus—edit, manage, and share photos with a one-year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a four-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan!
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    Your price for this item is $66.99
    The previous price was $82.49
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  8. WD - My Passport 1TB External USB Type-C Portable SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Super Fast Portable Hard Drive!...Using with new iMac mini for extra hard drive space! Must have..!...Great external solid state drive....I feel more confident with this lasting longer. I've had external hard drives die in the past losing data."

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    Secure and store important files safely in this Western Digital My Passport SSD. The fast data transfer rates of up to 1,050MB/s lets you move large amounts of content swiftly, while the 256-bit AES hardware encryption offers secure password protection. This Western Digital My Passport SSD features a maximum capacity of 1TB to store pictures, videos and documents, and the drop-resistant construction absorbs a maximum of 6.5-foot drops for durability.
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    "Super Fast Portable Hard Drive!...Using with new iMac mini for extra hard drive space! Must have..!...Great external solid state drive....I feel more confident with this lasting longer. I've had external hard drives die in the past losing data."

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    Product Description

    Secure and store important files safely in this Western Digital My Passport SSD. The fast data transfer rates of up to 1,050MB/s lets you move large amounts of content swiftly, while the 256-bit AES hardware encryption offers secure password protection. This Western Digital My Passport SSD features a maximum capacity of 1TB to store pictures, videos and documents, and the drop-resistant construction absorbs a maximum of 6.5-foot drops for durability.
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    Your price for this item is $86.99
    The previous price was $154.99
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  9. WD - My Passport Ultra 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Would recommend it if you are in need of an external hard drive....External Hard drive...WD My Passport Ultra 2TB external Hard Drive. Lightweight, sleek and gets the job done."

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    Product Description

    Equipped with USB-C™ technology, the My Passport™ Ultra portable drive offers an easy way to expand your storage with a modern metal design that complements your PC. It’s Windows® 10-ready out of the box to seamlessly deliver plug-and-play storage, while password protection with hardware encryption helps enforce the security of your content.
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    "Would recommend it if you are in need of an external hard drive....External Hard drive...WD My Passport Ultra 2TB external Hard Drive. Lightweight, sleek and gets the job done."

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    Equipped with USB-C™ technology, the My Passport™ Ultra portable drive offers an easy way to expand your storage with a modern metal design that complements your PC. It’s Windows® 10-ready out of the box to seamlessly deliver plug-and-play storage, while password protection with hardware encryption helps enforce the security of your content.
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    Your price for this item is $79.99
    The previous price was $89.99
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  10. Seagate - One Touch 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Light Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Seagate One Touch 2TB External Hard Drive...This does a faster backup than any of my previous external hard drives. It is easy to find files on this external hard drive too....External hard drive...Great external hard drive. Back up for my MacBook"

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    Product Description

    Store and access photos and files on the go with Seagate One Touch. The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, it features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure and quick plug-and-play connectivity with the included USB 3.0 cable. Great as a Mac external hard drive or Windows drive, simply back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Plus—edit, manage, and share photos with a one-year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a four-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan!
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    "Seagate One Touch 2TB External Hard Drive...This does a faster backup than any of my previous external hard drives. It is easy to find files on this external hard drive too....External hard drive...Great external hard drive. Back up for my MacBook"

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    Product Description

    Store and access photos and files on the go with Seagate One Touch. The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, it features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure and quick plug-and-play connectivity with the included USB 3.0 cable. Great as a Mac external hard drive or Windows drive, simply back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups. Plus—edit, manage, and share photos with a one-year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a four-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan!
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    Your price for this item is $66.99
    The previous price was $82.49
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