Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for external hard drive with internet access.
Not all external hard drives are created equal. Some are faster than others, some can be accessed from anywhere, and some even store your data in the cloud. If you're looking for a new external hard drive, consider these factors: speed, portability, and storage options. Browse the top-ranked list of external hard drives with Internet access below along with associated reviews and opinions.
- Model: CT2000X9PROSSD9SKU: 6551160Top comment
"I'm in the process of slowly changing out my standard spinning hard disks connected to my Mac to solid state drives and that's where this Crucial comes in - I have a 2TB backup drive that serves its purpose, but is super slow when trying to access anything on the drive. ...This hard drive is compact efficient and easy to use in my setup...Portable hard drive"See all customer reviewsSee all External SSDs
Product DescriptionAccelerate 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.
- Model: CT2000X10PROSSD9SKU: 6551159Top comment
"Next, I began transferring files from my other hard drives so I could have everything on one drive. ...Crucial X10 Pro SSD drive - Compact and Speedy!...In the past, I’ve used memory sticks (slow) and traditional external drives, this is my first external SSD drive. "See all customer reviewsSee all External SSDs
Product DescriptionElevate your video editing experience with the Crucial X10 Pro SSD: the portable drive that packs a palm-sized punch. With sequential read and write speeds up to 2,100/2,000MB/s and 2TB of space, your X10 Pro can connect directly to your laptop or workstation via a convenient USB-C cable. Blaze through your multi-cam timeline and even edit, trim, and render directly from the drive. The Crucial X10 Pro works with Windows, Mac, Android devices, and more. Featuring Micron TLC NAND plus water and dust resistance (IP55), the Crucial X10 Pro is the perfect partner in the studio or in the field, giving you the raw performance, lasting durability, and generous capacity you need.
Samsung - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished T7 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 2 Portable SSD with Hardware Encryption - Titan GrayModel: GSRF MU-PC2T0T/AMSKU: 6415707Top comment
"Samsung External SSD Hard Drive...Small drive, large storage, very fast. I highly recommend it....This is a very fast SSD with fast access to my MacBook."See all customer reviewsSee all External SSDs
Get a secure storage solution for your files with this refurbished gray Samsung T7 2TB portable SSD. The shock-resistant aluminum casing reduces the risk of data loss when dropped, while read/write speeds of up to 1050/1000MB/sec. create high-performance storage. This Samsung T7 2TB portable SSD features AES 256-bit encryption for secure access.
- Model: MU-PC2T0H/AMSKU: 6408295Top comment
"Samsung SSD External Drive...Excellent external SSD drive. Installation was a breeze. It allows me to store files off my hard drive but still have immediate access....2TB Solid State external drive...Great little device for storing media files with plug-and-play ability and fast data access. Perfect for storing media files to transfer between computers, and for archiving projects that don't need to be kept on the internal hard drive."See all customer reviewsSee all External SSDs
Product DescriptionBack up your system with this indigo blue Samsung T7 portable SSD. The 2TB capacity offers ample storage space for documents and downloads, while write speeds of up to 1,000MB/sec. let you transfer files swiftly. This Samsung T7 portable SSD has a sturdy metal body for reliable durability, and AES 256-bit encryption shields against unauthorized access.
- Model: MU-PC2T0R/AMSKU: 6408300Top comment
"External hard drive...Great external hard drive. Bought for my ps5 , very fast...SSD external w...Best ssd external hard drive. SSD is the way to go"See all customer reviewsSee all External SSDs
Product DescriptionStore critical files, media library and projects with this Samsung T7 2TB portable solid state drive. The USB 3.2 interface allows lightning-fast data transfers, while the sturdy metal framework offers durability and impact resistance. Secure your data with the AES-256 bit encryption. This Samsung T7 2TB portable solid state drive has an advanced thermal solution for optimized temperature management.
- Model: MU-PC1T0H/AMSKU: 6408297Top comment
"excellent external usb hard drive. Works great and is a great accessory for a computer....Samsung T7 External SSD Hard Drive...Easy to use external SSD hard drive that is super-fast when transferring files onto it. "See all customer reviewsSee all External SSDs
Product DescriptionStore important data on this indigo blue Samsung T7 portable SSD. The 1TB capacity offers vast storage space for your files, while the advanced thermal solution ensures cool operation even at high speeds. This Samsung T7 portable SSD has 256-bit AES encryption for securing your data against unauthorized access, and the slim, lightweight design provides easy portability.
- Model: SDSSDE61-4T00-G25SKU: 6472036Top comment
"Got it on an early Black Friday sale at 1/2 price. More portable storage than I can see ever needing....This and a couple others I now utilize have completely replaced external hard disk drives in my system. And, if needed to access files on these drives away from home on my 11" iPad Pro M1, a quick eject and I'm on my way. "See all customer reviewsSee all External SSDs
Product DescriptionBack up your system with this SanDisk Extreme portable SSD. The 4GB capacity offers vast storage for large files and programs, while 256-bit AES hardware encryption offers reliable security against unauthorized access. This SanDisk Extreme portable SSD has read speeds of up to 1050MB/sec. for swift data access, and the USB Type-C interface ensures compatibility with a range of devices.
WD - BLACK P10 Game Drive for Xbox 2TB External USB 3.2 Gen 1 Portable Hard Drive - Black With White TrimModel: WDBA6U0020BBK-WESNSKU: 6446242Top comment
"When downloading games you can choose to have them installed on your internal hard drive or the external hard drive and you can set either one as your preferred option in your settings. ...External hard drive Xbox one"See all customer reviewsSee all Xbox Series X|S Game Drives
Product DescriptionThe WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive for Xbox™ gives your Xbox the tools it needs to keep your competitive edge. With up to 5TB* of storage capacity, the WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive for Xbox™ is a top-tier external HDD built specifically for gamers looking to expand the potential of their Xbox so they can drive their game the way they choose. Included with your purchase is a 1-month membership of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, with access to 100+ games on consoles and PC, plus online console multiplayer.****
- Model: WDBATL0010BBK-WESNSKU: 6462013Top comment
"In the box are the hard drive, stand, and USB C to A cable. Plug and play setup with regards to the PS4, once plugged in you will need to format and then it's straightforward to either move games from the PS4 internal drive or to download games onto the external drive. ...You'll never know this is an external drive. As an SSD, there's no "spooling up" noise, or lag when the console accesses it. "See all customer reviewsSee all Game Drives
Product DescriptionExpand your PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S console storage with this Western Digital WB_BLACK D30 game drive SSD. The 1TB capacity provides ample room for your gaming library. Featuring a 10 Gbps USB Type-C interface, this Western Digital WB_BLACK D30 game drive SSD supports quick data transfer, and read speeds of up to 900 MB/sec. ensure fast load times.
- Model: WDBVBZ0000NCH-NESNSKU: 5061402Top comment
"I had an old My Cloud that WD stopped supporting for access away from home and was too small anyway. The newer My Cloud requires internet access even if you are in your house (?)...Great External Hard Drive...I love the Western Digital products and this is a good product. You can put the hard drives in yourself."See all customer reviewsSee all Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Product DescriptionProtect your media and access it easily with this My Cloud EX2 Ultra external hard drive. The high-performance Marvell ARMADA 385 1.3 GHz dual-core processor provides ultra-fast transfer rates, and multitasking is easy thanks to the 1GB of DDR3 memory. This 0TB My Cloud EX2 Ultra makes sharing data simple via the My Cloud remote-access app.