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  1. Buffalo - LinkStation™ 210 4TB External Hard Drive (NAS) - black - Front_Standard
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    "Good product for the price...Better NAS Drive for its price...It's always good to have an external backup, I am happy with this drive...My work is getting done so much faster"

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    Consolidate backup files from multiple devices with this 4TB Buffalo LinkStation NAS server. It provides a central location for files from your computer, smartphone and other gadgets at home or in the office. This DLNA-certified Buffalo LinkStation NAS server lets you directly stream multimedia content to your home entertainment system.
    Your price for this item is $219.99
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    "Good product for the price...Better NAS Drive for its price...It's always good to have an external backup, I am happy with this drive...My work is getting done so much faster"

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    Consolidate backup files from multiple devices with this 4TB Buffalo LinkStation NAS server. It provides a central location for files from your computer, smartphone and other gadgets at home or in the office. This DLNA-certified Buffalo LinkStation NAS server lets you directly stream multimedia content to your home entertainment system.
  2. Buffalo - LinkStation™ 210 2TB External Hard Drive (NAS) - black - Front_Standard
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    "Easy to set up and use...Good home office drive...Fast enough for me but I don't back up my entire computer...This drive is working as well for sharing files in a small office area"

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    Simplify file storage and access with this 2TB Buffalo LinkStation NAS server. It connects to your Wi-Fi router to let your smartphone or tablet access stored data wirelessly, and it has a USB port for connecting a printer or another backup drive. The built-in BitTorrent client of this single-bay Buffalo LinkStation NAS server provides easy downloading of digital content.
    Your price for this item is $149.99
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    "Easy to set up and use...Good home office drive...Fast enough for me but I don't back up my entire computer...This drive is working as well for sharing files in a small office area"

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    Simplify file storage and access with this 2TB Buffalo LinkStation NAS server. It connects to your Wi-Fi router to let your smartphone or tablet access stored data wirelessly, and it has a USB port for connecting a printer or another backup drive. The built-in BitTorrent client of this single-bay Buffalo LinkStation NAS server provides easy downloading of digital content.
  3. WD - My Passport Wireless SSD 1TB External Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "He can't wait to use this on our next cruise...Works without error so far, but is a bit costly for the capacity, features, and speed"

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    Stream smooth 4K video and copy multimedia data with this 1TB Western Digital wireless SSD. The 10-hour battery life keeps data flowing all day, and the SD card slot transfers data to the shock-resistant solid-state drive with a single button press. This Western Digital wireless SSD has a power bank for mobile device charging.
    Your price for this item is $499.99
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    "He can't wait to use this on our next cruise...Works without error so far, but is a bit costly for the capacity, features, and speed"

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    Stream smooth 4K video and copy multimedia data with this 1TB Western Digital wireless SSD. The 10-hour battery life keeps data flowing all day, and the SD card slot transfers data to the shock-resistant solid-state drive with a single button press. This Western Digital wireless SSD has a power bank for mobile device charging.
  4. WD - My Passport Wireless SSD 250GB External Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Works flawlessly still after 18 months...All in all I'm pleased with my purchase...I've been using this drive for about 18 months and couldn't be happier with the performance and reliability of the drive...The wireless features, USB-3 port and SD card slot work great"

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    Protect your photos and videos with this 250GB Western Digital solid-state drive. Its integrated SD 3.0 card reader lets you upload files without a computer, and it creates its own Wi-Fi connection to stream content to your smartphone or tablet. This Western Digital solid-state drive has a power bank to charge your devices.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "Works flawlessly still after 18 months...All in all I'm pleased with my purchase...I've been using this drive for about 18 months and couldn't be happier with the performance and reliability of the drive...The wireless features, USB-3 port and SD card slot work great"

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    Protect your photos and videos with this 250GB Western Digital solid-state drive. Its integrated SD 3.0 card reader lets you upload files without a computer, and it creates its own Wi-Fi connection to stream content to your smartphone or tablet. This Western Digital solid-state drive has a power bank to charge your devices.
  5. WD - My Passport Wireless SSD 500GB External Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Is very good for storages video and photos"

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    Store photos and videos safely on this 500GB Western Digital solid-state drive. It's housed in a bumper to protect against shock and drops, and the USB 3.0 interface provides fast transfer speeds of up to 390MB/sec. This Western Digital solid-state drive has a 10-hour battery life, so you can take it on all-day adventures.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "Is very good for storages video and photos"

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    Store photos and videos safely on this 500GB Western Digital solid-state drive. It's housed in a bumper to protect against shock and drops, and the USB 3.0 interface provides fast transfer speeds of up to 390MB/sec. This Western Digital solid-state drive has a 10-hour battery life, so you can take it on all-day adventures.
  6. WD - My Passport Wireless SSD 2TB External Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Such a coo land easy product to use"

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    Safeguard travel photos with this 2TB Western Digital My Passport storage drive. Its wireless connectivity lets you view images and stream videos from your device, and the built-in card reader and USB port provide high-speed file transfers via one-touch copying. The battery on this portable Western Digital My Passport storage drive stores up to a 10-hour charge for prolonged use.
    Your price for this item is $799.99
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    "Such a coo land easy product to use"

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    Safeguard travel photos with this 2TB Western Digital My Passport storage drive. Its wireless connectivity lets you view images and stream videos from your device, and the built-in card reader and USB port provide high-speed file transfers via one-touch copying. The battery on this portable Western Digital My Passport storage drive stores up to a 10-hour charge for prolonged use.
  7. Seagate - Backup Plus 4TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I got this to put all my gopro videos on to free up space in my computer been using it for a few months it goes every were in my bag small compact and 4t of space wow works great if I fill this one up ill be getting a nother one was looking at a rugged hard drive but for the space and the price this one had the best reviews very happy...I use a cloud backup service and that is great for off site storage especially if I have to pick up a file while I am at a client site but when I got a new computer recently, restoring from the cloud took 12 days"

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    Store plenty of files on this Seagate Backup Plus STDR4000100 portable hard drive, which features a 4TB capacity that offers space for pictures, documents and more. The included Seagate Dashboard software lets you automatically back up files.
    Your price for this item is $139.99
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    "I got this to put all my gopro videos on to free up space in my computer been using it for a few months it goes every were in my bag small compact and 4t of space wow works great if I fill this one up ill be getting a nother one was looking at a rugged hard drive but for the space and the price this one had the best reviews very happy...I use a cloud backup service and that is great for off site storage especially if I have to pick up a file while I am at a client site but when I got a new computer recently, restoring from the cloud took 12 days"

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    Store plenty of files on this Seagate Backup Plus STDR4000100 portable hard drive, which features a 4TB capacity that offers space for pictures, documents and more. The included Seagate Dashboard software lets you automatically back up files.
  8. Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 2TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I was in need of a backup support, because my pic crash and I lost information, so I research and seen this sea gate backup plus had a high ratings and I also compare others and this one was a good selection, it is portable compact convent for traveling, just missing a good case to protect it other than that it works so far...Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 2tb External Usb 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - White seems to be working well for my needs and so far I would recommend it for others interested in expanding disk storage or for backups"

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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 $79.99
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    "I was in need of a backup support, because my pic crash and I lost information, so I research and seen this sea gate backup plus had a high ratings and I also compare others and this one was a good selection, it is portable compact convent for traveling, just missing a good case to protect it other than that it works so far...Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 2tb External Usb 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - White seems to be working well for my needs and so far I would recommend it for others interested in expanding disk storage or for backups"

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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.
  9. Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 2TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - White - Angle_Zoom
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    "I was in need of a backup support, because my pic crash and I lost information, so I research and seen this sea gate backup plus had a high ratings and I also compare others and this one was a good selection, it is portable compact convent for traveling, just missing a good case to protect it other than that it works so far...Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 2tb External Usb 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - White seems to be working well for my needs and so far I would recommend it for others interested in expanding disk storage or for backups"

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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
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    "I was in need of a backup support, because my pic crash and I lost information, so I research and seen this sea gate backup plus had a high ratings and I also compare others and this one was a good selection, it is portable compact convent for traveling, just missing a good case to protect it other than that it works so far...Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 2tb External Usb 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - White seems to be working well for my needs and so far I would recommend it for others interested in expanding disk storage or for backups"

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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.
  10. WD - Easystore 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "What a great drive it is big enough for storage and small enough is fit in my jacket so when I need to move big data from my PC to a friends PC no problem I also a 4TB WD external at home but it is a 3.5 size drive it is good also but its big in size to carry around and I also purchased at BestBuy great prices both...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"

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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 $109.99
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    The previous price was $149.99
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    "What a great drive it is big enough for storage and small enough is fit in my jacket so when I need to move big data from my PC to a friends PC no problem I also a 4TB WD external at home but it is a 3.5 size drive it is good also but its big in size to carry around and I also purchased at BestBuy great prices both...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"

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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.
  11. WD - My Passport 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - White - Front_Zoom
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    "This hard drive was a great price backed everything up lots of space and the geek squad did it for me but it's easy to do yourself great to have all information on the hard drive Incase of a computer malfunction or loosing precious material in case of hurricanes to grab and run with all of our important documents all in one spot...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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    "This hard drive was a great price backed everything up lots of space and the geek squad did it for me but it's easy to do yourself great to have all information on the hard drive Incase of a computer malfunction or loosing precious material in case of hurricanes to grab and run with all of our important documents all in one spot...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.
  12. WD - My Passport 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "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...This hard drive was a great price backed everything up lots of space and the geek squad did it for me but it's easy to do yourself great to have all information on the hard drive Incase of a computer malfunction or loosing precious material in case of hurricanes to grab and run with all of our important documents all in one spot"

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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 $59.99
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    "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...This hard drive was a great price backed everything up lots of space and the geek squad did it for me but it's easy to do yourself great to have all information on the hard drive Incase of a computer malfunction or loosing precious material in case of hurricanes to grab and run with all of our important documents all in one spot"

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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.
  13. Seagate - Backup Plus Slim 1TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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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...Great product load up time very fast files usb connection Got item as Christmas gift If you wanna back up any files /movies/music etc, This is it great brand and great design fits In your pocket on the go for home or work for all your needs a must have item ,saving photos back up with goggle or Apple iOS app Special when certain phones only have so much memory drop box to devise 5stars Review"

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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 $53.99
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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...Great product load up time very fast files usb connection Got item as Christmas gift If you wanna back up any files /movies/music etc, This is it great brand and great design fits In your pocket on the go for home or work for all your needs a must have item ,saving photos back up with goggle or Apple iOS app Special when certain phones only have so much memory drop box to devise 5stars Review"

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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.
  14. WD - Easystore 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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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...Exactly what I required, a drive to take full back up of laptop drive and to provide additional disk space for laptop to preserve laptop drive free space Minor set up issue quickly resolved by WD support"

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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 $109.99
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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...Exactly what I required, a drive to take full back up of laptop drive and to provide additional disk space for laptop to preserve laptop drive free space Minor set up issue quickly resolved by WD support"

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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.
  15. WD - Easystore 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The WD easystore 1TB external hard drive is perfect for storing all my photos and documents, It comes with all the software needed to guide you through a complete restore to backup everything on your computer or laptop for Mac or Windows...I brought this hard couple of month back, I used PC and MAC both so I partitioned buy 1 GB hard into 3 partitions (2 for PC, 1 for MAC), Hard Drive is working fine, awesome transfer rate, no issues"

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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 $59.99
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    The previous price was $79.99
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    "The WD easystore 1TB external hard drive is perfect for storing all my photos and documents, It comes with all the software needed to guide you through a complete restore to backup everything on your computer or laptop for Mac or Windows...I brought this hard couple of month back, I used PC and MAC both so I partitioned buy 1 GB hard into 3 partitions (2 for PC, 1 for MAC), Hard Drive is working fine, awesome transfer rate, no issues"

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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.