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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for external backup disk.

External hard drives are one of the most popular ways to back up your computer. They're easy to use, relatively inexpensive, and they give you a lot of storage space. Browse the top-ranked list of external backup disks below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Seagate - Expansion 8TB External USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Desktop Backup and also works with Playstation Pro for external backup....Definitely recommend any Seagate external hard drive, especially if you're super cautious and want backups for your backups!"

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    Ideal for the home, office, or dorm, Seagate Expansion desktop drive offers enormous desktop storage for photos, movies, music and more. Backing up and transferring content is incredibly easy — just drag and drop! To get set up, connect the USB hard drive to Windows or Mac — no software required. For Apple Time Machine, simply reformat. Included is an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable and 18W power adapter. Plus, Seagate Expansion comes with Rescue Data Recovery Services for additional peace of mind.
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    "Great Desktop Backup and also works with Playstation Pro for external backup....Definitely recommend any Seagate external hard drive, especially if you're super cautious and want backups for your backups!"

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    Ideal for the home, office, or dorm, Seagate Expansion desktop drive offers enormous desktop storage for photos, movies, music and more. Backing up and transferring content is incredibly easy — just drag and drop! To get set up, connect the USB hard drive to Windows or Mac — no software required. For Apple Time Machine, simply reformat. Included is an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable and 18W power adapter. Plus, Seagate Expansion comes with Rescue Data Recovery Services for additional peace of mind.
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  2. Samsung - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished T7 1TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2 Portable SSD with Hardware Encryption - Titan Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "I transfer oodles of gigabytes of photo and video to mine, and forget about them. It's a backup for my backups, and I don't have to access it very often, but it always works, transfers media fast, and is ultra portable....great deal for backups...worked great affordable extra disk storage for backups"

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    Store and access confidential files on the go with this refurbished gray Samsung T7 portable SSD. The 1TB capacity offers vast storage space to accommodate large files, and the sequential write speeds of up to 1000MB/sec. ensure rapid data transfer. This Samsung T7 portable SSD boasts 256-bit AES encryption for reliable data security, and the shock-resistant design withstands daily rigors for long-lasting durability.

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    "I transfer oodles of gigabytes of photo and video to mine, and forget about them. It's a backup for my backups, and I don't have to access it very often, but it always works, transfers media fast, and is ultra portable....great deal for backups...worked great affordable extra disk storage for backups"

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    Store and access confidential files on the go with this refurbished gray Samsung T7 portable SSD. The 1TB capacity offers vast storage space to accommodate large files, and the sequential write speeds of up to 1000MB/sec. ensure rapid data transfer. This Samsung T7 portable SSD boasts 256-bit AES encryption for reliable data security, and the shock-resistant design withstands daily rigors for long-lasting durability.

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  3. Seagate - Expansion 16TB External USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Love seagate quality and this 16 TB external disk is awesome....Good for backups...Great for backup of large Mac computers. Reliable and fast enough for large batch jobs"

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    Ideal for the home, office, or dorm, Seagate Expansion desktop drive offers enormous desktop storage for photos, movies, music and more. Backing up and transferring content is incredibly easy — just drag and drop! To get set up, connect the USB hard drive to Windows or Mac — no software required. For Apple Time Machine, simply reformat. Included is an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable and 18W power adapter. Plus, Seagate Expansion comes with Rescue Data Recovery Services for additional peace of mind.
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    "Love seagate quality and this 16 TB external disk is awesome....Good for backups...Great for backup of large Mac computers. Reliable and fast enough for large batch jobs"

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    Ideal for the home, office, or dorm, Seagate Expansion desktop drive offers enormous desktop storage for photos, movies, music and more. Backing up and transferring content is incredibly easy — just drag and drop! To get set up, connect the USB hard drive to Windows or Mac — no software required. For Apple Time Machine, simply reformat. Included is an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable and 18W power adapter. Plus, Seagate Expansion comes with Rescue Data Recovery Services for additional peace of mind.
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  4. Crucial - X6 SE 4TB External USB-C/USB-A Portable SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "hoping its better that past backup drives...According to the Geek squad being solid state this should be better. wish it came with instructions of some type or software for auto backups....This drive is fast. Its mainly a backup drive for my home computer, but also handles backups for my work system occassionally. "

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    How much content can you hold with your fingertips? With the Crucial X6 Portable SSD, the answer is: A lot! Whether you’re downloading videos for off-line travel, organizing family photos, collaborating with classmates, or heading off on a great adventure, the Crucial X6 features up to 4TB of portable storage capacity and is ready to go wherever you do.
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    "hoping its better that past backup drives...According to the Geek squad being solid state this should be better. wish it came with instructions of some type or software for auto backups....This drive is fast. Its mainly a backup drive for my home computer, but also handles backups for my work system occassionally. "

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    How much content can you hold with your fingertips? With the Crucial X6 Portable SSD, the answer is: A lot! Whether you’re downloading videos for off-line travel, organizing family photos, collaborating with classmates, or heading off on a great adventure, the Crucial X6 features up to 4TB of portable storage capacity and is ready to go wherever you do.
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  5. Seagate - FireCuda Gaming 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hard Drive with RGB LED Lighting - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good looking RGB Hard disk...Amazing External HD...I love the RGB, the included tool-kit backup software is easy to use it."

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    Plug in and light up with the FireCuda Gaming Hard Drive. Created with up to 5TB of capacity and a sleek, bold design—this gaming hard drive can hold all your content and compliment the look of your battlestation. Bring an extra layer of atmosphere to gaming sessions with customizable RGB LED lighting and Razer Chroma™ RGB compatibility.
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    "Good looking RGB Hard disk...Amazing External HD...I love the RGB, the included tool-kit backup software is easy to use it."

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    Plug in and light up with the FireCuda Gaming Hard Drive. Created with up to 5TB of capacity and a sleek, bold design—this gaming hard drive can hold all your content and compliment the look of your battlestation. Bring an extra layer of atmosphere to gaming sessions with customizable RGB LED lighting and Razer Chroma™ RGB compatibility.
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  6. Crucial - X9 Pro 1TB External USB-C SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Ssd backup...Excelente ssd for backup. I backup my imac to have my all my files secure just in case....Great backup...I purchased this item for my entire laptops information to be backup while repair were being rendered. Works nicely."

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    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 1TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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    "Ssd backup...Excelente ssd for backup. I backup my imac to have my all my files secure just in case....Great backup...I purchased this item for my entire laptops information to be backup while repair were being rendered. Works nicely."

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    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 1TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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  7. Crucial - X9 Pro 4TB External USB-C SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good for Mac timemachine backups...I use mine for maintaining Timemachine backups for my MacBook Pro. The drive is blazing fast compared to a traditional external HDD. ...Solid state backup works great...The backup drive works great . There is more than enough storage for everything I need."

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    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 4TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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    "Good for Mac timemachine backups...I use mine for maintaining Timemachine backups for my MacBook Pro. The drive is blazing fast compared to a traditional external HDD. ...Solid state backup works great...The backup drive works great . There is more than enough storage for everything I need."

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 4TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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  8. WD - Easystore 1TB External USB 3.2 Gen 1 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Backups for system disk....Great for holding weekly system disk backups. Easy to use....Complete backup solution...Downloaded Acronis TrueImage from WD support site, installed simply; quickly checked built-in Help to choose my settings; completed full disk backup of 90+GB in < 10 minutes (PC has only 8GB RAM, with SSD). "

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    Help safeguard your cherished memories effortlessly with the easystore portable hard drive. Designed for your on-the-go lifestyle, this compact device offers seamless plug-and-play connectivity. Preserve your photos, videos, and important files with ease, thanks to the included backup software. Your memories deserve exceptional protection, and easystore® helps ensure that every precious moment is seamlessly stored, so you can relive them whenever, wherever.
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    "Backups for system disk....Great for holding weekly system disk backups. Easy to use....Complete backup solution...Downloaded Acronis TrueImage from WD support site, installed simply; quickly checked built-in Help to choose my settings; completed full disk backup of 90+GB in < 10 minutes (PC has only 8GB RAM, with SSD). "

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    Help safeguard your cherished memories effortlessly with the easystore portable hard drive. Designed for your on-the-go lifestyle, this compact device offers seamless plug-and-play connectivity. Preserve your photos, videos, and important files with ease, thanks to the included backup software. Your memories deserve exceptional protection, and easystore® helps ensure that every precious moment is seamlessly stored, so you can relive them whenever, wherever.
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  9. Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Light Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Handy disk for backups while travelling...I have an older Seagate backup drive that used Memeo backup software that stopped working, so I deinstalled Memeo and installed Seagates newer software, Toolkit. "

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    Secure your digital data with this Seagate Backup plus slim external hard drive. Compatibility with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 lets you connect to various devices for fast data transfer, while automatic file synchronization makes for simple backup processes. This Seagate Backup plus slim external hard drive easily pairs with Mac and Windows computers and has a compact, lightweight design for mobility.
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    "Handy disk for backups while travelling...I have an older Seagate backup drive that used Memeo backup software that stopped working, so I deinstalled Memeo and installed Seagates newer software, Toolkit. "

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    Product Description

    Secure your digital data with this Seagate Backup plus slim external hard drive. Compatibility with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 lets you connect to various devices for fast data transfer, while automatic file synchronization makes for simple backup processes. This Seagate Backup plus slim external hard drive easily pairs with Mac and Windows computers and has a compact, lightweight design for mobility.
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  10. Crucial - X9 Pro 2TB External USB-C SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Works quick and easy. Fast backups. Interface is adequate and faster than hdd....Consider a backup like this before it is too late!...I used it to back-up my laptop that was attacked by a virus and had only limited backup when it failed. Fortunately, when I got it restarted, I got this drive for a backup."

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    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 2TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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    "Works quick and easy. Fast backups. Interface is adequate and faster than hdd....Consider a backup like this before it is too late!...I used it to back-up my laptop that was attacked by a virus and had only limited backup when it failed. Fortunately, when I got it restarted, I got this drive for a backup."

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    Accelerate your workflow with the powerful performance of the Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD. With read and write speeds up to 1,050MB/s and 2TB of capacity, the X9 Pro has space for thousands of photos, files, and videos along with the speed you need to organize, curate, edit and retouch your portfolio quickly, supporting whatever you do in Adobe Lightroom. The Crucial X9 Pro is plug-and-play ready with a USB-C connection, and works with Windows, Mac, Android, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND and water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X9 Pro is designed for durability and style in the studio, in the field, or wherever you roam.
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