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Browse the top-ranked list of Time Machine Backup External Drives below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Top comment

    "good !...love it...Good backup drive...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."

    "Good backup drive"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $79.99
    Top comment

    "good !...love it...Good backup drive...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."

    "Good backup drive"

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    Product Description

    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

    "good !...Love it...Great external HD for backup...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."

    "Great external HD for backup"

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    Product Description

    Bring along important files with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR2000103 external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive that features a 2TB capacity to hold videos, music and more. The Seagate Dashboard offers flexible backup options to help you manage data.
    $79.99
    Top comment

    "good !...Love it...Great external HD for backup...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."

    "Great external HD for backup"

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    Product Description

    Bring along important files with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR2000103 external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive that features a 2TB capacity to hold videos, music and more. The Seagate Dashboard offers flexible backup options to help you manage data.
  3. Top comment

    "it work...My fav!...It backs up files and allows easy transport....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."

    "It backs up files and allows easy transport."

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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.
    $59.99
    Top comment

    "it work...My fav!...It backs up files and allows easy transport....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."

    "It backs up files and allows easy transport."

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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.
  4. Top comment

    "No lags...My fav!...Great Backup HD...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."

    "Great Backup HD"

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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.
    $59.99
    Top comment

    "No lags...My fav!...Great Backup HD...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."

    "Great Backup HD"

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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.
  5. Top comment

    "Nice HD...I like!...Excellent Backup Drive...This product has lots of storage I like the fact that it does it need an outside power supply It was hard to set up with a Mac instead of a PC but you can watch a YouTube video and see how it's doing"

    "Excellent Backup Drive"

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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.
    $119.99
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    "Nice HD...I like!...Excellent Backup Drive...This product has lots of storage I like the fact that it does it need an outside power supply It was hard to set up with a Mac instead of a PC but you can watch a YouTube video and see how it's doing"

    "Excellent Backup Drive"

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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.
  6. Top comment

    "I like!...Love it...Great for Any Size Backups...4TB is plenty of space for me so far and having a drive that runs off of just a USB cable means that I can access it at work or home without dragging around a power supply."

    "Great for Any Size Backups"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $119.99
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    "I like!...Love it...Great for Any Size Backups...4TB is plenty of space for me so far and having a drive that runs off of just a USB cable means that I can access it at work or home without dragging around a power supply."

    "Great for Any Size Backups"

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    Product Description

    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.
  7. Top comment

    "Not bad...love it...Have made several backups with no issues....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."

    "Have made several backups with no issues."

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    Product Description

    Store your photos, movies and music on this Seagate Backup Plus STDR4000902 portable hard drive, which features a 4TB capacity to hold your large media collection. Data transfer rates up to 4.8 Gbps ensure reliable performance.
    $119.99
    Top comment

    "Not bad...love it...Have made several backups with no issues....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."

    "Have made several backups with no issues."

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    Product Description

    Store your photos, movies and music on this Seagate Backup Plus STDR4000902 portable hard drive, which features a 4TB capacity to hold your large media collection. Data transfer rates up to 4.8 Gbps ensure reliable performance.
  8. Model:WDBBGB0040HBK-NESN
    SKU:5605524
    Top comment

    "Love it...Good hd...Great for routine backups...Although these are bigger than the smaller ones that don't require to be plugged in I think is still a use for these because unlike the smaller external hard drives that just plug into your computer these don't slow down the computer because their power source comes from a plug instead of the computer."

    "Great for routine backups"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $99.99
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    Was $119.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Good hd...Great for routine backups...Although these are bigger than the smaller ones that don't require to be plugged in I think is still a use for these because unlike the smaller external hard drives that just plug into your computer these don't slow down the computer because their power source comes from a plug instead of the computer."

    "Great for routine backups"

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    Product Description

    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.
  9. Model:WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN
    SKU:5605510
    Top comment

    "Love it...Best HD...Great Product for serious backup...In my server, this drive runs at about 20 C. I've read reports of external drives running much hotter in the external enclosures supplied by the manufacturer, but shucked and placed in a server, these drives run very cool."

    "Great Product for serious backup"

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    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.
    $169.99
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    Was $209.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Best HD...Great Product for serious backup...In my server, this drive runs at about 20 C. I've read reports of external drives running much hotter in the external enclosures supplied by the manufacturer, but shucked and placed in a server, these drives run very cool."

    "Great Product for serious 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. Top comment

    "Good HD...LOVE IT...Great way to back up data....This WD drive is perfect for me as a data drive connected to my Mac where I keep my photos and music, which would take up my whole internal drive."

    "Great way to back up data."

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    Store and backup documents and photos quickly with this WD My Passport 2TB external hard drive. The high storage capacity makes it ideal for storing large photo and music collections. This portable hard drive slides easily into a briefcase or backpack, while security features include password protection and data encryption in the event of a theft. This WD My Passport 2TB external hard drive works with most Windows operating systems for efficient data transfers.
    $69.99
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    Was $79.99
    Top comment

    "Good HD...LOVE IT...Great way to back up data....This WD drive is perfect for me as a data drive connected to my Mac where I keep my photos and music, which would take up my whole internal drive."

    "Great way to back up data."

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    Product Description

    Store and backup documents and photos quickly with this WD My Passport 2TB external hard drive. The high storage capacity makes it ideal for storing large photo and music collections. This portable hard drive slides easily into a briefcase or backpack, while security features include password protection and data encryption in the event of a theft. This WD My Passport 2TB external hard drive works with most Windows operating systems for efficient data transfers.
  11. Top comment

    "Love it...Good HD...This drive works very well for backups etc....This product came in handy for me just in time I was able to backup all my data and get my files secure I appreciate this and would recommend it to anyone"

    "This drive works very well for backups etc."

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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.
    $79.99
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    "Love it...Good HD...This drive works very well for backups etc....This product came in handy for me just in time I was able to backup all my data and get my files secure I appreciate this and would recommend it to anyone"

    "This drive works very well for backups etc."

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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.