Main Content

windows 8 drives

Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Windows 8 Drives.

Browse the top-ranked list of Windows 8 Drives below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Windows 8 Drives below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Main Results
  1. Top comment

    "I love...A plus...Works great with windows 8....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!"

    "Works great with windows 8."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Manage your data with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR1000102 1TB external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive that offers scheduled and continuous backup via Seagate Dashboard and lets you back up photos from Facebook and Flickr.
    Your price for this item is $59.99
    Top comment

    "I love...A plus...Works great with windows 8....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!"

    "Works great with windows 8."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Manage your data with this Seagate Backup Plus Slim STDR1000102 1TB external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive that offers scheduled and continuous backup via Seagate Dashboard and lets you back up photos from Facebook and Flickr.
  2. Top comment

    "good !...5 stars...Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....I really found this devise helpful, I was running out of space for my mac, and it helped me store numerous pictures and other things that if I ever want to go down memory lane I can just plug in the device and easily access them."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

    Hear more from customers

    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.
    Your price for this item is $64.99
    Save $15
    The previous price was $79.99
    Top comment

    "good !...5 stars...Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....I really found this devise helpful, I was running out of space for my mac, and it helped me store numerous pictures and other things that if I ever want to go down memory lane I can just plug in the device and easily access them."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

    Hear more from customers

    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.
  3. Top comment

    "good !...Good hd...Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....I really found this devise helpful, I was running out of space for my mac, and it helped me store numerous pictures and other things that if I ever want to go down memory lane I can just plug in the device and easily access them."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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
    Top comment

    "good !...Good hd...Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....I really found this devise helpful, I was running out of space for my mac, and it helped me store numerous pictures and other things that if I ever want to go down memory lane I can just plug in the device and easily access them."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.
  4. Top comment

    "LOVE IT...Nice HD...It is easy to install and formatting it took less than an hour with the new windows 8 pro....SSD drive have such a fast access time they seem and feel faster and more responsive than rotating drives but let me tell you SSD drives do slow down big time after 2 years of service and you can see from my test results that the 2 year old SSD drive and WD rotating drive are close in speed."

    "It is easy to install and formatting it took less than an hour with the new windows 8 pro."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    This WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive is designed for use with desktops and features data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps for fast performance. The 1TB capacity offers ample space for storing music, movies and more.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
    Price Drop
    Save $5
    The previous price was $54.99
    Top comment

    "LOVE IT...Nice HD...It is easy to install and formatting it took less than an hour with the new windows 8 pro....SSD drive have such a fast access time they seem and feel faster and more responsive than rotating drives but let me tell you SSD drives do slow down big time after 2 years of service and you can see from my test results that the 2 year old SSD drive and WD rotating drive are close in speed."

    "It is easy to install and formatting it took less than an hour with the new windows 8 pro."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    This WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive is designed for use with desktops and features data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps for fast performance. The 1TB capacity offers ample space for storing music, movies and more.
  5. Top comment

    "not bad...Great !...great for use with windows 8...I don't like that there are not disc drives in new laptops but if that is the way it is going to be this drive was easy to use and does what I need it to do and has held up to making many copies of photo and video disks."

    "great for use with windows 8"

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Copy your favorite movies and music to disc with this LG AP70NS50 double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW drive, which features an overall maximum DVD write speed of 8x for speedy burning. The slim design allows easy portability.
    Your price for this item is $54.99
    Save $15
    The previous price was $69.99
    Top comment

    "not bad...Great !...great for use with windows 8...I don't like that there are not disc drives in new laptops but if that is the way it is going to be this drive was easy to use and does what I need it to do and has held up to making many copies of photo and video disks."

    "great for use with windows 8"

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Copy your favorite movies and music to disc with this LG AP70NS50 double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW drive, which features an overall maximum DVD write speed of 8x for speedy burning. The slim design allows easy portability.
  6. Top comment

    "Love WD...Good HD...Installed window 8 pro without issues...main system hard drive had crashed, plugged this right in and used the back up usb drive I had created when I first sensed a problem and within minutes everything was working normally."

    "Installed window 8 pro without issues"

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Enhance your desktop with this WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive, which features a 64MB cache buffer for rapid processing speed. The 2TB capacity offers space for your documents, music, photos, movies and more.
    Your price for this item is $69.99
    Price Drop
    Save $5
    The previous price was $74.99
    Top comment

    "Love WD...Good HD...Installed window 8 pro without issues...main system hard drive had crashed, plugged this right in and used the back up usb drive I had created when I first sensed a problem and within minutes everything was working normally."

    "Installed window 8 pro without issues"

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Enhance your desktop with this WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA hard drive, which features a 64MB cache buffer for rapid processing speed. The 2TB capacity offers space for your documents, music, photos, movies and more.
  7. Top comment

    "Top 5...good buy...Fired right up in Windows 8....I was checking out some ways to increase the hard drive space on my PS4 & came across this, now keep in mind that you have to buy the Nyko Data Bank($40) to use something like this with the console, & now I have more than enough space on my PlayStation."

    "Fired right up in Windows 8."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    With a generous 3TB capacity, this WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA desktop hard drive easily accommodates your digital media collection. Data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps and a 64MB cache buffer help ensure fast, efficient operation.
    Your price for this item is $89.99
    Price Drop
    Save $5
    The previous price was $94.99
    Top comment

    "Top 5...good buy...Fired right up in Windows 8....I was checking out some ways to increase the hard drive space on my PS4 & came across this, now keep in mind that you have to buy the Nyko Data Bank($40) to use something like this with the console, & now I have more than enough space on my PlayStation."

    "Fired right up in Windows 8."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    With a generous 3TB capacity, this WD Mainstream internal Serial ATA desktop hard drive easily accommodates your digital media collection. Data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps and a 64MB cache buffer help ensure fast, efficient operation.
  8. Top comment

    "I like it...good deal...I purchased the CD/DVD-R drive for my Lenovo Yoga featuring Windows8....Have only used the disk drive once since getting my new iMac, but seemed to work fine when I used it; still have some more music CD's to load into iTunes, so I will see how it goes, but so far, so good!"

    "I purchased the CD/DVD-R drive for my Lenovo Yoga featuring Windows8."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Add functionality to your notebook or desktop computer with this LG portable DVD rewriter. This ultra-slim unit complements Ultrabook laptops and has an 8x DVD-R write speed, so you can complete projects efficiently. This LG portable DVD rewriter, which supports both M-DISCs as well as traditional recordable discs, works with PC and Mac operating systems.
    Your price for this item is $30.99
    Save $4
    The previous price was $34.99
    Top comment

    "I like it...good deal...I purchased the CD/DVD-R drive for my Lenovo Yoga featuring Windows8....Have only used the disk drive once since getting my new iMac, but seemed to work fine when I used it; still have some more music CD's to load into iTunes, so I will see how it goes, but so far, so good!"

    "I purchased the CD/DVD-R drive for my Lenovo Yoga featuring Windows8."

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Add functionality to your notebook or desktop computer with this LG portable DVD rewriter. This ultra-slim unit complements Ultrabook laptops and has an 8x DVD-R write speed, so you can complete projects efficiently. This LG portable DVD rewriter, which supports both M-DISCs as well as traditional recordable discs, works with PC and Mac operating systems.
  9. Top comment

    "yay me...Not bad...I bought a new iMac ,when I hooked it up I found no drive ,so I looked them up on bestbuy.com ,and liked this one the best,when I went to the store to pick it up the sales person told me just plug it in and follow directions ,it was that simple,it took 2 mins to hook up and use.works great no issues yet....Every laptop I have ever owned came with a built in optical drive.It is very hard to find one now.All of the new laptops that I looked at do not have a built in optical drive.I bought the Apple super drive and so far it works great."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Create customized DVDs with this Apple® SuperDrive 8x external DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features support for double-layer media, so you can easily back up your important files. The built-in USB cable ensures simple connectivity.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
    Top comment

    "yay me...Not bad...I bought a new iMac ,when I hooked it up I found no drive ,so I looked them up on bestbuy.com ,and liked this one the best,when I went to the store to pick it up the sales person told me just plug it in and follow directions ,it was that simple,it took 2 mins to hook up and use.works great no issues yet....Every laptop I have ever owned came with a built in optical drive.It is very hard to find one now.All of the new laptops that I looked at do not have a built in optical drive.I bought the Apple super drive and so far it works great."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    Create customized DVDs with this Apple® SuperDrive 8x external DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features support for double-layer media, so you can easily back up your important files. The built-in USB cable ensures simple connectivity.
  10. Top comment

    "A gem...I love...I've a decent degree and certificates in applied sciences but I don't like memorization of flow charts so I can sort my PC and external drives out but I hate it ALL I want to do is plug, play and forget about it and this unit does that for me and more.I would give it 5 stars but I've had drives fail and lost TB's of data so I'm keeping my fingers crossed so far I've 4 older WD Externals all still working 4 yrs later....A must have if you have to sync your phone, offload photos you aren't going to use (Plug it back in for instant access), and if you are sane and backup important files, I trust a Western Digital drive in my home than some nebulous alleged back up copy in "the cloud"!"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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
    Save $90
    The previous price was $199.99
    Top comment

    "A gem...I love...I've a decent degree and certificates in applied sciences but I don't like memorization of flow charts so I can sort my PC and external drives out but I hate it ALL I want to do is plug, play and forget about it and this unit does that for me and more.I would give it 5 stars but I've had drives fail and lost TB's of data so I'm keeping my fingers crossed so far I've 4 older WD Externals all still working 4 yrs later....A must have if you have to sync your phone, offload photos you aren't going to use (Plug it back in for instant access), and if you are sane and backup important files, I trust a Western Digital drive in my home than some nebulous alleged back up copy in "the cloud"!"

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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. Top comment

    "Good $...Good 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....Now that I've retired, I wanted to keep my files but no longer need massive file exchanges with colleagues, so I ducked into Best Buy one night, got a recommendation for this baby from a Blue Shirt, & I was in & out in under 30 minutes for under 60 bucks."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    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.
    Your price for this item is $59.99
    Top comment

    "Good $...Good 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....Now that I've retired, I wanted to keep my files but no longer need massive file exchanges with colleagues, so I ducked into Best Buy one night, got a recommendation for this baby from a Blue Shirt, & I was in & out in under 30 minutes for under 60 bucks."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    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.
  12. Top comment

    "Good $...not bad...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....There isn't much unique properties an external hard drive can have compared to other options, but WD has always been a trusted brand for me, so in summary all I can say is the design influenced my decision between other options and no problems have occurred to this point, nor do I expect it to."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    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.
    Your price for this item is $59.99
    Top comment

    "Good $...not bad...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....There isn't much unique properties an external hard drive can have compared to other options, but WD has always been a trusted brand for me, so in summary all I can say is the design influenced my decision between other options and no problems have occurred to this point, nor do I expect it to."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    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.
  13. Top comment

    "Nice !...Great !...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....All I literally had to do was plug it in, tell the system that it was for games, and now I have enough space for the games that I want instead of having to constantly delete them from my storage."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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 $84.99
    Save $45
    The previous price was $129.99
    Top comment

    "Nice !...Great !...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....All I literally had to do was plug it in, tell the system that it was for games, and now I have enough space for the games that I want instead of having to constantly delete them from my storage."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.
  14. Top comment

    "Love it...It's ok...Look, having a home media cloud drive thingy is great and all, but I wanted an external drive that I can store all of my personal files on and access from my work computer when I need to....I recommend this drive if you've got a Macbook or a Windows computer and are looking for an external drive that's easy to take along with you, although it's just as good if sitting on a desk."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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 $54.99
    Save $45
    The previous price was $99.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...It's ok...Look, having a home media cloud drive thingy is great and all, but I wanted an external drive that I can store all of my personal files on and access from my work computer when I need to....I recommend this drive if you've got a Macbook or a Windows computer and are looking for an external drive that's easy to take along with you, although it's just as good if sitting on a desk."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.
  15. Top comment

    "I liked...5 Star....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...Although I believe it's actually TWO 4 TB' drives within a single external drive box), I find that the USB 3speed certainly keeps up with NERO software when copying and I have very few CD failures."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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 $189.99
    Save $90
    The previous price was $279.99
    Top comment

    "I liked...5 Star....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...Although I believe it's actually TWO 4 TB' drives within a single external drive box), I find that the USB 3speed certainly keeps up with NERO software when copying and I have very few CD failures."

    ""

    Hear more from customers

    Product Description

    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.