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  1. WD - My Passport 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "This is a perfect desktop companion....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"

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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.
    Your price for this item is $53.99
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    "This is a perfect desktop companion....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"

    "This is a perfect desktop companion."

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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.
  2. WD - My Passport 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This is a perfect desktop companion....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"

    "This is a perfect desktop companion."

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    Store and share data with this Western Digital 1TB My Passport Ultra hard drive. Use the drive to quickly back up important files on your home or work computer, then secure the information with a password for extra peace of mind. This Western Digital 1TB My Passport Ultra hard drive ensures you total control over files.
    Your price for this item is $54.99
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    "This is a perfect desktop companion....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"

    "This is a perfect desktop companion."

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    Store and share data with this Western Digital 1TB My Passport Ultra hard drive. Use the drive to quickly back up important files on your home or work computer, then secure the information with a password for extra peace of mind. This Western Digital 1TB My Passport Ultra hard drive ensures you total control over files.
  3. WD - easystore® 8TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "nice basic desktop for most computer needs....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"

    "nice basic desktop for most computer needs."

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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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    "nice basic desktop for most computer needs....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"

    "nice basic desktop for most computer needs."

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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.
  4. WD - My Passport 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Great for Desktop...Once the PS4 updated to allow external hard drives, I immediately wanted to fine something to end the game juggle struggle (deciding which game to delete to make room for another) This works perfectly"

    "Great for Desktop"

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    Back up important data with this WD My Passport portable hard drive. It provides ample space for movies, photographs and music, and the compact design fits easily into a backpack or purse. This 3TB WD My Passport portable hard drive is preformatted for Mac, so it's easy to install and use.
    Your price for this item is $103.99
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    The previous price was $119.99
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    "Great for Desktop...Once the PS4 updated to allow external hard drives, I immediately wanted to fine something to end the game juggle struggle (deciding which game to delete to make room for another) This works perfectly"

    "Great for Desktop"

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    Back up important data with this WD My Passport portable hard drive. It provides ample space for movies, photographs and music, and the compact design fits easily into a backpack or purse. This 3TB WD My Passport portable hard drive is preformatted for Mac, so it's easy to install and use.
  5. WD - My Passport 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great for Desktop...Once the PS4 updated to allow external hard drives, I immediately wanted to fine something to end the game juggle struggle (deciding which game to delete to make room for another) This works perfectly"

    "Great for Desktop"

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    Product Description

    Free up space on your computer with this Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive. This 4TB drive can handle full system backups, or you can use it to transfer a few select files between computers. The slim design of this Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive makes it easy to carry in a backpack, briefcase or purse.
    Your price for this item is $119.99
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    "Great for Desktop...Once the PS4 updated to allow external hard drives, I immediately wanted to fine something to end the game juggle struggle (deciding which game to delete to make room for another) This works perfectly"

    "Great for Desktop"

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    Product Description

    Free up space on your computer with this Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive. This 4TB drive can handle full system backups, or you can use it to transfer a few select files between computers. The slim design of this Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive makes it easy to carry in a backpack, briefcase or purse.
  6. WD - My Book 4TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Model:WDBBGB0040HBK-NESN
    SKU:5605524
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    "Great for my mac...Easy drive to use...VERY GOOD DESKTOP...Just plug the external drive to the Xbox One via USB cable and the Xbox One recognized the drive immediately and all you had to do is select to format the drive once it comes up and you are good to go"

    "VERY GOOD DESKTOP"

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    Store files securely with this 4TB Western Digital My Book hard drive. Its 5 Gbps data transfer rate enables fast copying of files, and its automatic backup software can be set to fit any schedule. This Western Digital My Book hard drive offers built-in 256-bit hardware encryption and optional password protection for peace of mind.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
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    "Great for my mac...Easy drive to use...VERY GOOD DESKTOP...Just plug the external drive to the Xbox One via USB cable and the Xbox One recognized the drive immediately and all you had to do is select to format the drive once it comes up and you are good to go"

    "VERY GOOD DESKTOP"

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    Store files securely with this 4TB Western Digital My Book hard drive. Its 5 Gbps data transfer rate enables fast copying of files, and its automatic backup software can be set to fit any schedule. This Western Digital My Book hard drive offers built-in 256-bit hardware encryption and optional password protection for peace of mind.
  7. WD - My Passport 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great addition for desktop backup...I used this hard drive as a extended storage for my ps4 pro and it works like a charm, now I dont have to choose which games I want to keep downloaded on my ps4 or choose what to delete because of the massive updates that the popular games have coming out for them"

    "Great addition for desktop backup"

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    Store sensitive data on this 2TB Western Digital portable hard drive. Its USB 3.0 interface maximizes read and write speeds for faster transfer of files, and the 256-bit AES hardware encryption with password protection prevents unauthorized access. This Western Digital portable hard drive is engineered to withstand shock to keep data safe.
    Your price for this item is $71.99
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    The previous price was $79.99
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    "Great addition for desktop backup...I used this hard drive as a extended storage for my ps4 pro and it works like a charm, now I dont have to choose which games I want to keep downloaded on my ps4 or choose what to delete because of the massive updates that the popular games have coming out for them"

    "Great addition for desktop backup"

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    Product Description

    Store sensitive data on this 2TB Western Digital portable hard drive. Its USB 3.0 interface maximizes read and write speeds for faster transfer of files, and the 256-bit AES hardware encryption with password protection prevents unauthorized access. This Western Digital portable hard drive is engineered to withstand shock to keep data safe.
  8. WD - My Passport 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Hardware Encryption - Blue - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great addition for desktop backup...I used this hard drive as a extended storage for my ps4 pro and it works like a charm, now I dont have to choose which games I want to keep downloaded on my ps4 or choose what to delete because of the massive updates that the popular games have coming out for them"

    "Great addition for desktop backup"

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    Product Description

    Take your data wherever you go with this 2TB Western Digital portable hard drive. The password protection and 256-bit AES hardware encryption block access from unauthorized users, and the automatic backup regularly saves your work to prevent data loss. The slim design of this Western Digital portable hard drive lets it fit comfortably in your hand.
    Your price for this item is $72.99
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    The previous price was $79.99
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    "Great addition for desktop backup...I used this hard drive as a extended storage for my ps4 pro and it works like a charm, now I dont have to choose which games I want to keep downloaded on my ps4 or choose what to delete because of the massive updates that the popular games have coming out for them"

    "Great addition for desktop backup"

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    Take your data wherever you go with this 2TB Western Digital portable hard drive. The password protection and 256-bit AES hardware encryption block access from unauthorized users, and the automatic backup regularly saves your work to prevent data loss. The slim design of this Western Digital portable hard drive lets it fit comfortably in your hand.
  9. WD - My Book 8TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Model:WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN
    SKU:5605510
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    "Seems to be fast...Great hdd for ps4...Works as a good desktop backup....By transferring all my files to this external hard drive my laptop runs so much better in addition I don't need to bring my laptop with me everywhere I just have to bring my portable drive and hook it up to whatever computer I'm using and it's instant access to all my audiobooks documents e-books and videos"

    "Works as a good desktop backup."

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    Product Description

    Free up space on your computer with help from this 8TB Western Digital My Book external hard drive. Quick transfer rates move information three times faster than traditional hard drives, and the local and cloud backup prevents data loss. This Western Digital My Book external hard drive has universal connections to ensure compatibility with 3.0 and 2.0 USB devices.
    Your price for this item is $164.99
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    "Seems to be fast...Great hdd for ps4...Works as a good desktop backup....By transferring all my files to this external hard drive my laptop runs so much better in addition I don't need to bring my laptop with me everywhere I just have to bring my portable drive and hook it up to whatever computer I'm using and it's instant access to all my audiobooks documents e-books and videos"

    "Works as a good desktop backup."

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    Product Description

    Free up space on your computer with help from this 8TB Western Digital My Book external hard drive. Quick transfer rates move information three times faster than traditional hard drives, and the local and cloud backup prevents data loss. This Western Digital My Book external hard drive has universal connections to ensure compatibility with 3.0 and 2.0 USB devices.
  10. WD - My Book 3TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...my data is happy...Great product for backing up desktops....I mean it's a hard drive, so it's not exactly a life changing purchase, but it's a quality build and works fine, I wouldn't say it's lighting fast as it's not solid state but a good solution for backing up family photos etc"

    "Great product for backing up desktops."

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    Store important documents with this WD hard drive. Its 3TB capacity lets you store plenty of files, music, photos and videos, while transfer speeds up to 5GB ensure data is transferred quickly. Worry less about losing important photos and schoolwork with the automatic backup software of this WD hard drive.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
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    "Very easy to use...my data is happy...Great product for backing up desktops....I mean it's a hard drive, so it's not exactly a life changing purchase, but it's a quality build and works fine, I wouldn't say it's lighting fast as it's not solid state but a good solution for backing up family photos etc"

    "Great product for backing up desktops."

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    Store important documents with this WD hard drive. Its 3TB capacity lets you store plenty of files, music, photos and videos, while transfer speeds up to 5GB ensure data is transferred quickly. Worry less about losing important photos and schoolwork with the automatic backup software of this WD hard drive.
  11. WD - My Passport 3TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...Very easy set up...Perfect for use with a laptop or desktop computer....I did have to force a hard reboot of the system for it to recognize the drive, but once I did that, it formatted it automatically and now works great to store even more games and apps on my console"

    "Perfect for use with a laptop or desktop computer."

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    Store up to 3TB of data on this Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive. Choose individual files to save or do a complete system backup with this compact drive. The small format makes this Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive ideal for bringing lots of files with you when you're working outside the office.
    Your price for this item is $109.99
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    "Very easy to use...Very easy set up...Perfect for use with a laptop or desktop computer....I did have to force a hard reboot of the system for it to recognize the drive, but once I did that, it formatted it automatically and now works great to store even more games and apps on my console"

    "Perfect for use with a laptop or desktop computer."

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    Store up to 3TB of data on this Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive. Choose individual files to save or do a complete system backup with this compact drive. The small format makes this Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive ideal for bringing lots of files with you when you're working outside the office.
  12. WD - My Passport Ultra 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Hardware Encryption - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "- plenty of room...I like it so far...I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine....Works like a champ the only concern I have is that the standard connector is USB C to USB C and, while it comes with a USB C to USB A adaptor, it is an adaptor and you're out of luck without a C port on your computer and no adaptor...don't loose it and this is a great tool"

    "I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine."

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    Move essential data across devices efficiently with this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive. It uses USB 3.0 technology for quick read and write speeds, and the USB-C connector offers effortless plug-in options while boosting transfer rates. The 4TB capacity of this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive is suitable for massive media storage.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "- plenty of room...I like it so far...I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine....Works like a champ the only concern I have is that the standard connector is USB C to USB C and, while it comes with a USB C to USB A adaptor, it is an adaptor and you're out of luck without a C port on your computer and no adaptor...don't loose it and this is a great tool"

    "I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine."

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    Product Description

    Move essential data across devices efficiently with this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive. It uses USB 3.0 technology for quick read and write speeds, and the USB-C connector offers effortless plug-in options while boosting transfer rates. The 4TB capacity of this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive is suitable for massive media storage.
  13. WD - My Passport Ultra 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive with Hardware Encryption - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...- plenty of room...I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine....I would recommend this to anyone looking for a lot of external hard drive space and solid performance that a drive that will work on any computer"

    "I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine."

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    Maximize reliability with this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive. The 4TB capacity ensures abundant space for all types of media and applications, and the backup software lets you automatically save works in progress at your preferred intervals. This Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive has USB-C compatibility for fast transfer speeds and flexible plug-in options.
    Your price for this item is $117.99
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    "Very easy to use...- plenty of room...I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine....I would recommend this to anyone looking for a lot of external hard drive space and solid performance that a drive that will work on any computer"

    "I restored a couple of folders to my desktop, and all of the files in them were readable and fine."

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    Maximize reliability with this Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive. The 4TB capacity ensures abundant space for all types of media and applications, and the backup software lets you automatically save works in progress at your preferred intervals. This Western Digital My Passport Ultra drive has USB-C compatibility for fast transfer speeds and flexible plug-in options.
  14. G-Technology - G-Tech G-DRIVE 4TB External USB Type C Hard Drive - Silver - Angle_Zoom
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    "No muss, no fuss...Thumbs up so far...Great desktop drive...i really like this external hard drive, I thought it would charge my 15 inch macbook pro while backing up and I would not have to use the charger at the same time to take up 2 ports, but its fast and gives me all the space I need, looks great on my desk"

    "Great desktop drive"

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    Provide reliable portable storage for your Mac or Windows PC with this G-Technology drive. It uses USB-C technology to transfer data at speeds as high as to 136MB/sec., and it contains 4TB of storage, plenty of room for music and photos. This G-Technology drive is small enough to take with you anywhere.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "No muss, no fuss...Thumbs up so far...Great desktop drive...i really like this external hard drive, I thought it would charge my 15 inch macbook pro while backing up and I would not have to use the charger at the same time to take up 2 ports, but its fast and gives me all the space I need, looks great on my desk"

    "Great desktop drive"

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    Provide reliable portable storage for your Mac or Windows PC with this G-Technology drive. It uses USB-C technology to transfer data at speeds as high as to 136MB/sec., and it contains 4TB of storage, plenty of room for music and photos. This G-Technology drive is small enough to take with you anywhere.
  15. WD - My Passport SSD 512GB External USB 3.1 Gen 2 Portable Solid State Drive with Hardware Encryption - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This thing is fast...It was a great buy...Nearly desktop performance....It fits well in all of my bags, it's portable, and it comes with a small adapter from USB-C to USB so that I am able to use either USB-C to USB-C or USB to USB-C"

    "Nearly desktop performance."

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    Ensure your files are protected on this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive. Thanks to the USB Type-C port, it produces transfer speeds of up to 540MB/sec, letting you transfer entire movies in a few moments. Solid-state technology in this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive ensures resistance to impacts and extreme heat and cold.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
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    "This thing is fast...It was a great buy...Nearly desktop performance....It fits well in all of my bags, it's portable, and it comes with a small adapter from USB-C to USB so that I am able to use either USB-C to USB-C or USB to USB-C"

    "Nearly desktop performance."

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    Ensure your files are protected on this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive. Thanks to the USB Type-C port, it produces transfer speeds of up to 540MB/sec, letting you transfer entire movies in a few moments. Solid-state technology in this Western Digital My Passport 512GB hard drive ensures resistance to impacts and extreme heat and cold.