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    "After purchasing this drive I was not surprised by the quality or appearance, but I was surprised by the ease at which it connected to my system and the speed at which I was able to archive data...This is a solid performing drive that only weights 4.0 oz, I am using it to put movies and tv episodes on so I can watch them on my tablet and notebook with both have limited space, this drive is a BIG 2TB, That is alot of storage for business, and personal items"

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    Easily take your media collection and documents with you on the go using this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR2000100 external USB 3.0/2.0 portable hard drive that features a 2TB capacity for ample file storage.
    Your price for this item is $64.99
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    The previous price was $79.99
    Top comment

    "After purchasing this drive I was not surprised by the quality or appearance, but I was surprised by the ease at which it connected to my system and the speed at which I was able to archive data...This is a solid performing drive that only weights 4.0 oz, I am using it to put movies and tv episodes on so I can watch them on my tablet and notebook with both have limited space, this drive is a BIG 2TB, That is alot of storage for business, and personal items"

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    Easily take your media collection and documents with you on the go using this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR2000100 external USB 3.0/2.0 portable hard drive that features a 2TB capacity for ample file storage.
  2. Top comment

    "After purchasing this drive I was not surprised by the quality or appearance, but I was surprised by the ease at which it connected to my system and the speed at which I was able to archive data...This is a solid performing drive that only weights 4.0 oz, I am using it to put movies and tv episodes on so I can watch them on my tablet and notebook with both have limited space, this drive is a BIG 2TB, That is alot of storage for business, and personal items"

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    Store your media collection on this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR2000306 external hard drive, which features a 2TB capacity to easily hold your photos, videos and music. Data transfer rates up to 4.8 Gbps enable fast, efficient operation.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
    Top comment

    "After purchasing this drive I was not surprised by the quality or appearance, but I was surprised by the ease at which it connected to my system and the speed at which I was able to archive data...This is a solid performing drive that only weights 4.0 oz, I am using it to put movies and tv episodes on so I can watch them on my tablet and notebook with both have limited space, this drive is a BIG 2TB, That is alot of storage for business, and personal items"

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    Store your media collection on this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR2000306 external hard drive, which features a 2TB capacity to easily hold your photos, videos and music. Data transfer rates up to 4.8 Gbps enable fast, efficient operation.
  3. Top comment

    "I bought a new iMac ,when I hooked it up I found no drive ,so I looked them up on bestbuy.com ,and liked this one the best,when I went to the store to pick it up the sales person told me just plug it in and follow directions ,it was that simple,it took 2 mins to hook up and use.works great no issues yet...I was disappointed to find out the new macs had no CD drive which got me to buy the smart drive it doesn't operate as good at the cd drive on the mac which ripped some of the most scratched CD's the smart drive doesn't rip the same way"

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    Create customized DVDs with this Apple® SuperDrive 8x external DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features support for double-layer media, so you can easily back up your important files. The built-in USB cable ensures simple connectivity.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    "I bought a new iMac ,when I hooked it up I found no drive ,so I looked them up on bestbuy.com ,and liked this one the best,when I went to the store to pick it up the sales person told me just plug it in and follow directions ,it was that simple,it took 2 mins to hook up and use.works great no issues yet...I was disappointed to find out the new macs had no CD drive which got me to buy the smart drive it doesn't operate as good at the cd drive on the mac which ripped some of the most scratched CD's the smart drive doesn't rip the same way"

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    Product Description

    Create customized DVDs with this Apple® SuperDrive 8x external DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features support for double-layer media, so you can easily back up your important files. The built-in USB cable ensures simple connectivity.
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    "I have the 4tb and 1tb HDD pluged into a #4 Port Sabrent USB 3.0 Powered Hub and I replaced both their stock Type A to Micro B cables with premium gold plated UGreen Micro B cables, but overall im very happy with this buy and for $79.99 im not complaining ecspecially since I almost bought the green Seagate Game Drive 4tb for $120...I've a decent degree and certificates in applied sciences but I don't like memorization of flow charts so I can sort my PC and external drives out but I hate it ALL I want to do is plug, play and forget about it and this unit does that for me and more.I would give it 5 stars but I've had drives fail and lost TB's of data so I'm keeping my fingers crossed so far I've 4 older WD Externals all still working 4 yrs later"

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    Only at Best Buy Safeguard your library with this 4TB Western Digital hard drive. Its durable construction protects against shock, and USB 3.0 technology facilitates rapid data transfer to keep you working efficiently. This Western Digital hard drive has a slim design for portability, so you can access your files anywhere.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "I have the 4tb and 1tb HDD pluged into a #4 Port Sabrent USB 3.0 Powered Hub and I replaced both their stock Type A to Micro B cables with premium gold plated UGreen Micro B cables, but overall im very happy with this buy and for $79.99 im not complaining ecspecially since I almost bought the green Seagate Game Drive 4tb for $120...I've a decent degree and certificates in applied sciences but I don't like memorization of flow charts so I can sort my PC and external drives out but I hate it ALL I want to do is plug, play and forget about it and this unit does that for me and more.I would give it 5 stars but I've had drives fail and lost TB's of data so I'm keeping my fingers crossed so far I've 4 older WD Externals all still working 4 yrs later"

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    Only at Best Buy Safeguard your library with this 4TB Western Digital hard drive. Its durable construction protects against shock, and USB 3.0 technology facilitates rapid data transfer to keep you working efficiently. This Western Digital hard drive has a slim design for portability, so you can access your files anywhere.
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    "I bought this hard drive with the express intent of using it to create a backup for my PS4 just in case the system's built-in drive failed, and while I haven't had to utilize the backup that I made, I will say that this hard drive is amazing...I have been wanting to save all my pics from dropbox, but I reached the limit, and I did some research oh this item and got the time to use it and I love it, it has a lot of memory foe the price, now I can stop thinking about loosing all my data"

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    Store and manage your digital life locally with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR1000100 hard drive, which lets you back up content from select social networks or media stored on select mobile devices. The slim design facilitates portability.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    The previous price was $59.99
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    "I bought this hard drive with the express intent of using it to create a backup for my PS4 just in case the system's built-in drive failed, and while I haven't had to utilize the backup that I made, I will say that this hard drive is amazing...I have been wanting to save all my pics from dropbox, but I reached the limit, and I did some research oh this item and got the time to use it and I love it, it has a lot of memory foe the price, now I can stop thinking about loosing all my data"

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    Product Description

    Store and manage your digital life locally with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR1000100 hard drive, which lets you back up content from select social networks or media stored on select mobile devices. The slim design facilitates portability.
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    "I bought this hard drive with the express intent of using it to create a backup for my PS4 just in case the system's built-in drive failed, and while I haven't had to utilize the backup that I made, I will say that this hard drive is amazing...I have been wanting to save all my pics from dropbox, but I reached the limit, and I did some research oh this item and got the time to use it and I love it, it has a lot of memory foe the price, now I can stop thinking about loosing all my data"

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    Manage your data with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR1000102 1TB external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive that offers scheduled and continuous backup via Seagate Dashboard and lets you back up photos from Facebook and Flickr.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    The previous price was $59.99
    Top comment

    "I bought this hard drive with the express intent of using it to create a backup for my PS4 just in case the system's built-in drive failed, and while I haven't had to utilize the backup that I made, I will say that this hard drive is amazing...I have been wanting to save all my pics from dropbox, but I reached the limit, and I did some research oh this item and got the time to use it and I love it, it has a lot of memory foe the price, now I can stop thinking about loosing all my data"

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    Manage your data with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR1000102 1TB external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive that offers scheduled and continuous backup via Seagate Dashboard and lets you back up photos from Facebook and Flickr.
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    "I had to return back and found out that there was some glitches that needed to be over come such as converting my free e mail program to a paid program to be able to down load the files to the hard drive then transferred to the external drive...I bought this hard drive so I can store all of my movies on it in an digital format, which makes it a lot easier to hook this hard drive up to my smart TV and play which ever movie I want"

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    WD's automatic, continuous backup software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file, it's instantly backed up. Offering high capacity in a compact drive, My Passport is the ideal companion for anyone with lots of videos, photos, music, and files that they want to help protect and take on the road. Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
    Your price for this item is $59.99
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    "I had to return back and found out that there was some glitches that needed to be over come such as converting my free e mail program to a paid program to be able to down load the files to the hard drive then transferred to the external drive...I bought this hard drive so I can store all of my movies on it in an digital format, which makes it a lot easier to hook this hard drive up to my smart TV and play which ever movie I want"

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    WD's automatic, continuous backup software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file, it's instantly backed up. Offering high capacity in a compact drive, My Passport is the ideal companion for anyone with lots of videos, photos, music, and files that they want to help protect and take on the road. Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
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    "I had to return back and found out that there was some glitches that needed to be over come such as converting my free e mail program to a paid program to be able to down load the files to the hard drive then transferred to the external drive...I bought this hard drive so I can store all of my movies on it in an digital format, which makes it a lot easier to hook this hard drive up to my smart TV and play which ever movie I want"

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    Product Description

    Back up documents with this Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive. Its 1TB of storage provides plenty of room for videos, music and photos, and its 256-bit encryption and password protection keep files secure. This Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive works with Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 right out of the box.
    Your price for this item is $56.99
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    The previous price was $59.99
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    "I had to return back and found out that there was some glitches that needed to be over come such as converting my free e mail program to a paid program to be able to down load the files to the hard drive then transferred to the external drive...I bought this hard drive so I can store all of my movies on it in an digital format, which makes it a lot easier to hook this hard drive up to my smart TV and play which ever movie I want"

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    Back up documents with this Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive. Its 1TB of storage provides plenty of room for videos, music and photos, and its 256-bit encryption and password protection keep files secure. This Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive works with Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 right out of the box.
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    "All I had to do was plug it in and I instantly saw a pop up asking me if I wanted to convert it to my PS4(meaning I wouldn't be able to use it for anything else afterwards) I pressed "agreed" and in seconds I was able to use it...Since my go-to online store is Best Buy, I was very happy to find the WD - easystoreR 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive to be as affordable as it's, with solid reviews and a decent size for the hard drive"

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    Only at Best Buy Store data safely on this 2TB Western Digital hard drive. Its WD Backup software automatically saves files on a preset schedule, and it has a sleek but durable design for portability without sacrificing security. This Western Digital hard drive has a USB 3.0 interface for transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    The previous price was $129.99
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    "All I had to do was plug it in and I instantly saw a pop up asking me if I wanted to convert it to my PS4(meaning I wouldn't be able to use it for anything else afterwards) I pressed "agreed" and in seconds I was able to use it...Since my go-to online store is Best Buy, I was very happy to find the WD - easystoreR 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive to be as affordable as it's, with solid reviews and a decent size for the hard drive"

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    Only at Best Buy Store data safely on this 2TB Western Digital hard drive. Its WD Backup software automatically saves files on a preset schedule, and it has a sleek but durable design for portability without sacrificing security. This Western Digital hard drive has a USB 3.0 interface for transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps.
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    "Look, having a home media cloud drive thingy is great and all, but I wanted an external drive that I can store all of my personal files on and access from my work computer when I need to...I run RAID on my PC (Multiple Disks that protect Data) and then I have NOT 1, but 2 Back-up Hard Drives to make sure I don't lose those pics, NO One keeps real photos any more - lose your data, lose those 1st Birthday pic's forever"

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    Only at Best Buy Keep files safe on this 1TB Western Digital hard drive. It's plug and play, so you can start saving data right away, and its USB 3.0 interface enables rapid file transfers of up to 5 Gbps. This Western Digital hard drive has a slim design to maximize portability.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
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    "Look, having a home media cloud drive thingy is great and all, but I wanted an external drive that I can store all of my personal files on and access from my work computer when I need to...I run RAID on my PC (Multiple Disks that protect Data) and then I have NOT 1, but 2 Back-up Hard Drives to make sure I don't lose those pics, NO One keeps real photos any more - lose your data, lose those 1st Birthday pic's forever"

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    Only at Best Buy Keep files safe on this 1TB Western Digital hard drive. It's plug and play, so you can start saving data right away, and its USB 3.0 interface enables rapid file transfers of up to 5 Gbps. This Western Digital hard drive has a slim design to maximize portability.
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    "Really enjoying my 8Gb ext USB Hard Drive for my X Box One X wish they had a larger drive in stock that evening I would have totally gone with a larger drive with 4k Gaming NOW on X Box One C gonna be nice to have as much space as possible so I can download my entire DIGITAL XBOX LIBRARY...Although I believe it's actually TWO 4 TB' drives within a single external drive box), I find that the USB 3speed certainly keeps up with NERO software when copying and I have very few CD failures"

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    Only at Best Buy Keep data safe on this Western Digital hard drive. Its automatic backup software ensures your files are saved in case you forget, and its USB 3.0 interface allows transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps. This Western Digital hard drive has an 8TB capacity to store your entire library.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "Really enjoying my 8Gb ext USB Hard Drive for my X Box One X wish they had a larger drive in stock that evening I would have totally gone with a larger drive with 4k Gaming NOW on X Box One C gonna be nice to have as much space as possible so I can download my entire DIGITAL XBOX LIBRARY...Although I believe it's actually TWO 4 TB' drives within a single external drive box), I find that the USB 3speed certainly keeps up with NERO software when copying and I have very few CD failures"

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    Only at Best Buy Keep data safe on this Western Digital hard drive. Its automatic backup software ensures your files are saved in case you forget, and its USB 3.0 interface allows transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps. This Western Digital hard drive has an 8TB capacity to store your entire library.
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    "Also, you have be able to plug the drive into the correct slot on the motherboard and know that there may be other programs your specific computer might need that could be necessary for the computer to recognize and utilize the drive you are installing...SSD drive have such a fast access time they seem and feel faster and more responsive than rotating drives but let me tell you SSD drives do slow down big time after 2 years of service and you can see from my test results that the 2 year old SSD drive and WD rotating drive are close in speed"

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    This WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive is designed for use with desktops and features data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps for fast performance. The 1TB capacity offers ample space for storing music, movies and more.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    "Also, you have be able to plug the drive into the correct slot on the motherboard and know that there may be other programs your specific computer might need that could be necessary for the computer to recognize and utilize the drive you are installing...SSD drive have such a fast access time they seem and feel faster and more responsive than rotating drives but let me tell you SSD drives do slow down big time after 2 years of service and you can see from my test results that the 2 year old SSD drive and WD rotating drive are close in speed"

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    This WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive is designed for use with desktops and features data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps for fast performance. The 1TB capacity offers ample space for storing music, movies and more.
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    "As the price per terabyte comes down it is so amazing and nice to be able to get a storage device like this that can hold all of my movies photos documents and projects and be networked in to my Wi-Fi I so I can access it from all of my devices...It has since worked fairly well and I have no issues with it, but I need to mention the significant growing pains involved, not to mention the sheer panic I felt when it was suddenly...unrecognizable...by my computer"

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    WD's automatic, continuous backup software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file, it's instantly backed up. Offering high capacity in a compact drive, My Passport is the ideal companion for anyone with lots of videos, photos, music, and files that they want to help protect and take on the road. Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
    Your price for this item is $119.99
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    "As the price per terabyte comes down it is so amazing and nice to be able to get a storage device like this that can hold all of my movies photos documents and projects and be networked in to my Wi-Fi I so I can access it from all of my devices...It has since worked fairly well and I have no issues with it, but I need to mention the significant growing pains involved, not to mention the sheer panic I felt when it was suddenly...unrecognizable...by my computer"

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    Product Description

    WD's automatic, continuous backup software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file, it's instantly backed up. Offering high capacity in a compact drive, My Passport is the ideal companion for anyone with lots of videos, photos, music, and files that they want to help protect and take on the road. Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption and protect your files from unauthorized use or access.
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    "As the price per terabyte comes down it is so amazing and nice to be able to get a storage device like this that can hold all of my movies photos documents and projects and be networked in to my Wi-Fi I so I can access it from all of my devices...I has this 500GB Western Digital external drive that I've had for a good 10 years, and that thing has been dropped several times, and it is still going... Anyhow, I got this one to use with my PS4 Pro, and it was quick and easy to set up"

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    Store or back up all of your data on this Western Digital hard drive. It's a compact portable drive that holds a maximum of 4TB, and it uses 256-bit AES encryption to fight data theft. Access your information fast on this Western Digital hard drive through its 480 Mbps USB 3.0 connectivity.
    Your price for this item is $105.99
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    The previous price was $119.99
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    "As the price per terabyte comes down it is so amazing and nice to be able to get a storage device like this that can hold all of my movies photos documents and projects and be networked in to my Wi-Fi I so I can access it from all of my devices...I has this 500GB Western Digital external drive that I've had for a good 10 years, and that thing has been dropped several times, and it is still going... Anyhow, I got this one to use with my PS4 Pro, and it was quick and easy to set up"

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    Store or back up all of your data on this Western Digital hard drive. It's a compact portable drive that holds a maximum of 4TB, and it uses 256-bit AES encryption to fight data theft. Access your information fast on this Western Digital hard drive through its 480 Mbps USB 3.0 connectivity.