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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.

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  1. Top comment

    "good !...I like....Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....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."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

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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 !...I like....Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....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."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

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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 !...It's ok...Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....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."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

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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 !...It's ok...Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately....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."

    "Windows 8 recognized the drive immediately."

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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

    "Good HD...Not bad...Bought it at bestbuy brought it to the office pluged it in loaded windows 8 and enjoying my computer again...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."

    "Bought it at bestbuy brought it to the office pluged it in loaded windows 8 and enjoying my computer again"

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    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.
    $54.99
    Top comment

    "Good HD...Not bad...Bought it at bestbuy brought it to the office pluged it in loaded windows 8 and enjoying my computer again...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."

    "Bought it at bestbuy brought it to the office pluged it in loaded windows 8 and enjoying my computer again"

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    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.
  4. Top comment

    "Love it...not bad...Purchsed a Windows 8 laptop without a drive....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."

    "Purchsed a Windows 8 laptop without a drive."

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    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.
    $69.99
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    "Love it...not bad...Purchsed a Windows 8 laptop without a drive....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."

    "Purchsed a Windows 8 laptop without a drive."

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    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.
  5. Model:SSD7CS1311-240-RB
    SKU:4825701
    Top comment

    "Fast !...SSD FTW...Upgraded HD in my Toshiba laptop and boot time with Windows 8 is now about 10 seconds from power on to Windows loading startup items....the drive works excellent but had a little problem but Windows 10 would not show it anywhere except in the device manager I had to go into Computer Management to activate it so it was able to be used and seen as a drive in explorer"

    "Upgraded HD in my Toshiba laptop and boot time with Windows 8 is now about 10 seconds from power on to Windows loading startup items."

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    Product Description

    Experience speeds up to 24 times faster than an HDD with this PNY 240BG SSD. It also operates at a lower temperature than a standard hard drive, providing even more performance improvements. Enjoy the drive's quiet operation, and save money on utility bills with this energy-efficient SSD. The PNY 240GB SSD is covered by a three-year warranty.
    $59.99
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    "Fast !...SSD FTW...Upgraded HD in my Toshiba laptop and boot time with Windows 8 is now about 10 seconds from power on to Windows loading startup items....the drive works excellent but had a little problem but Windows 10 would not show it anywhere except in the device manager I had to go into Computer Management to activate it so it was able to be used and seen as a drive in explorer"

    "Upgraded HD in my Toshiba laptop and boot time with Windows 8 is now about 10 seconds from power on to Windows loading startup items."

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    Product Description

    Experience speeds up to 24 times faster than an HDD with this PNY 240BG SSD. It also operates at a lower temperature than a standard hard drive, providing even more performance improvements. Enjoy the drive's quiet operation, and save money on utility bills with this energy-efficient SSD. The PNY 240GB SSD is covered by a three-year warranty.
  6. Top comment

    "Love it...Love WD...Installed window 8 pro without issues...However, for a fraction of what I would have paid for a new computer, I got a better computer as this hard drive is double the capacity of what I had, and what I was looking at on replacement computers."

    "Installed window 8 pro without issues"

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    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.
    $74.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Love WD...Installed window 8 pro without issues...However, for a fraction of what I would have paid for a new computer, I got a better computer as this hard drive is double the capacity of what I had, and what I was looking at on replacement computers."

    "Installed window 8 pro without issues"

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    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...nice HHD...Purchased for use in Windows 8 PC....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."

    "Purchased for use in Windows 8 PC."

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    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.
    $94.99
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    "Top 5...nice HHD...Purchased for use in Windows 8 PC....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."

    "Purchased for use in Windows 8 PC."

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    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

    "Nice buy....good deal...Chose this one on recommendation from employee (one that sold me my new laptop) ... if Windows 8 doesn't play DVD movies I am not sure why employee didn't alert me of this issue....It worked perfectly right when I plugged it in and I have had not problems with it."

    "Chose this one on recommendation from employee (one that sold me my new laptop) ... if Windows 8 doesn't play DVD movies I am not sure why employee didn't alert me of this issue."

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    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.
    $34.99
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    "Nice buy....good deal...Chose this one on recommendation from employee (one that sold me my new laptop) ... if Windows 8 doesn't play DVD movies I am not sure why employee didn't alert me of this issue....It worked perfectly right when I plugged it in and I have had not problems with it."

    "Chose this one on recommendation from employee (one that sold me my new laptop) ... if Windows 8 doesn't play DVD movies I am not sure why employee didn't alert me of this issue."

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    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...Nice tv...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."

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    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.
    $79.99
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    "yay me...Nice tv...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."

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    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"!"

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    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.
    $119.99
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    Was $199.99
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    "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"!"

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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. Top comment

    "No fuss...My fav!...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."

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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.
    $59.99
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    "No fuss...My fav!...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."

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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.
  12. Top comment

    "so cool...love wd...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."

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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.
    $59.99
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    "so cool...love wd...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."

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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.
  13. Top comment

    "Nice !...It's ok...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....Using this product to backup my Xbox one games in anticipation of eventually buying and Xbox one x. My games are currently in this hard drive and I have had no issues with it so far."

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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.
    $59.99
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    Was $129.99
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    "Nice !...It's ok...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....Using this product to backup my Xbox one games in anticipation of eventually buying and Xbox one x. My games are currently in this hard drive and I have had no issues with it so far."

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    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.
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    "Good HD...good TV...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 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.
    $54.99
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    Was $99.99
    Top comment

    "Good HD...good TV...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 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.
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    "8TB Wow...Good hd...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...One of the best drive manufacturers on the market very dependable and they stand up to the task they are built for if you have a special situation or purpose get the right drive from WD and it will perform, this is my fifth external from them a - 320 GB,2 TB,3 TB my pass ultra, and this 8 TB, I trust Western Digital they have never let me down in 32 years"

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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.
    $199.99
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    Was $279.99
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    "8TB Wow...Good hd...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...One of the best drive manufacturers on the market very dependable and they stand up to the task they are built for if you have a special situation or purpose get the right drive from WD and it will perform, this is my fifth external from them a - 320 GB,2 TB,3 TB my pass ultra, and this 8 TB, I trust Western Digital they have never let me down in 32 years"

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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.