Best External Hard Drive Deals Overview Updated February 24, 2018

Best External Hard Drive Deals

External Hard Drives - Seagate, Western Digital, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, USB, Thunderbolt, more

External hard drive are an essential piece of any computer setup. These high-capacity data storage devices are typically used for full-system (Time Machine) backups and to quickly share large digital media files. The most common external hard drives connects via USB 2.0/3.0, but there are other (faster) interfaces available including FireWire, Thunderbolt, USB-C, and others. Portable hard drives are powered by the USB connection, while external desktop hard drives must be plugged into a power outlet. Just like their internal counterparts, external hard drives can also fail so make sure you have multiple backups of important data.

Seagate’s 2TB Portable Hard Drive is a no-brainer at $55 (Reg. $70+)

Update: Back in-stock at Walmart.

Amazon offers the Seagate Expansion 2TB Portable External USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $54.99 shipped. Also at Walmart. Usually around $70, today’s offer is a new Amazon all-time low and the best that we can find. This hard drive is perfect for storing photos, videos or extra games on an Xbox One. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Samsung Portable T3 500GB External Solid-State Drive: $160 (Reg. up to $200)

The Microsoft Store offers Samsung’s Portable T3 500GB External Solid-State Drive for $159.99 shipped. That’s a 20% savings off online retailers like B&H and the best current offer available. We did see it go as low as $148 at the end of last year. This is an Amazon best-seller with a 4.6/5 star rating from over 800 reviewers.

Samsung T3 SSD Features:

  • Portable Design with Internal SSD-level Performance
  • Superfast Read-Write Speeds of up to 450 MB/s
  • Shock Resistant & Secure Encryption
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, & Android OS

Seagate 8TB External Hard Drive w/ USB 3.0 Hub on sale for $180

Amazon offers the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 Hub for $179.99 shipped. Also at Best Buy and Newegg. That’s a $70 savings off the original price, down $30 or so from the regular going rate and the best offer that we’ve seen at Amazon in 2017. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Seagate Backup Plus Features:

  • Two integrated high-speed USB 3.0 ports on the front allow you to connect and recharge your other USB devices
  • Formatted for Windows computers out of the box
  • Install the provided NTFS driver for Mac and use the drive interchangeably between Windows and Mac computers without reformatting
  • Install the free Seagate Mobile Backup app on an iOS or Android mobile device, and back up all of the photos and videos from your device to your Seagate drive or to the cloud
  • Works interchangeably on PC and Mac computers—without needing to reformat

These QNAP NAS systems with AirPlay just dropped below Black Friday pricing: 2-Bay $139, 4-Bay $224

Amazon offers the QNAP 2-Bay NAS (model TS-231+) with a 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex A15 Dual-Core Processor and 1GB of RAM for $139 with free shipping. Today’s deal is $10 below Black Friday pricing and the lowest it’s ever been on Amazon. Use it to remotely manage and access important digital files, stream video via AirPlay/Chromecast/DLNA and so much more. QNAP’s entire NAS lineup receives favorable marks from Amazon reviewers.

The QNAP 4-Bay NAS (model TS-431+) is also at its lowest ever Amazon price: $224 shipped (Reg. $270-$290)

You’ll need to provide your own drives, we’d recommend putting your savings towards buying a pair of WD Red NAS-optimized Hard Drives (from $65 shipped).

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Amazon and Seagate partner up on new Duet 1TB Hard Drive that automatically syncs your data to the cloud

$99

In an attempt to simplify data backup, Seagate has announced the new Duet 1TB Hard Drive that automatically syncs all of its contents to Amazon’s cloud service. This partnership ensures that data is easily transferrable on-the-go while also taking the guesswork out of backing up your files. Setup is quite simple: plug the hard drive into your Mac or PC, sign into Amazon’s service and apply the included promotional code to claim your year’s worth of cloud storage (a $60 value).

Seagate Duet uses a typical mechanical 1TB hard drive, so you can’t expect lightning speeds here. But the ability to automatically backup your data to Amazon’s cloud with minimal fuss is certainly noteworthy. With news that Apple is potentially leaving the router business, this has the potential to convert some Time Machine users in the long-term if all goes to plan. The Seagate Duet is available for pre-order on Amazon with a December 10th ship date for $99.

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Perfect for Time Machine! Seagate’s 2TB Backup Plus Slim USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive is matching its all-time low Amazon price: $70 shipped

Amazon offers the Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Slim USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive in 4 color options for $69.99 with free shipping. As a price comparison, it typically sells for $80-$90 and has never been priced lower on Amazon. Use it to instantly add a significant amount of fast storage to your Mac/PC, game console and other USB-enabled devices. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars from more than 9,500 Amazon reviewers.

Looking to backup your new MacBook or MacBook Pro? Make sure you buy Apple’s $9 USB-C to USB adapter.

There are a couple other great hard drive Black Friday deals right now including 3TB Toshiba Portable for $80, 1TB WD Portable for $48 and Seagate 8TB Desktop for $180.

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Seagate Backup Plus 8TB External Hard Drive w/ built-in USB 3.0 Hub: $180 shipped (Reg. $230)

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Amazon offers the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 Hub for $179.99 shipped. For comparison, it has a list price of $250, and usually sells for $230+ at most online retailers like B&H. Today’s deal is an Amazon all-time low. Although the Black model is compatible with Apple products (via a driver install or reformatting), the white ‘for Mac’ version is also on-sale at $179.99.

Seagate’s Backup Plus Hard Drive is an all-in-one solution thanks to its built-in USB 3.0 hub. Even better? You’ll receive 200GB of free OneDrive cloud storage with purchase. This is an ideal buy for iMac users as it brings additional I/O to your setup without having to reach for rear-facing ports. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Have a new MacBook Pro? Simply grab Apple’s $9 USB-C to A adapter and you’re all set.

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Supercharge your home’s Wi-Fi & enjoy foolproof Time Machine backups w/ Apple’s 2TB Time Capsule: $199 (Reg. $299)

Update (11/14 12:10pm): The deal is no longer available via Amazon, but Staples is still live.

Amazon offers its Prime members Apple’s 5th generation 2TB Time Capsule for $199 with free shipping. Not a Prime member? Sign up for a free trial (you’ll need it for Black Friday/holiday shopping, anyways). If for some reason you’re opposed to Amazon, the same deal is also available at Staples. It typically sells for $299 and has never been priced lower on Amazon. What’s more, today’s deal matches the retail price of the less-capable AirPort Extreme.

This versatile piece of networking gear blankets your home with fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi and is a wireless 2TB hard drive that can seamlessly backup your family’s fleet of Apple computers via Time Machine.

Use your savings to buy your own cable modem so you can drop those pesky monthly rental fees from your ISP and increase network performance.

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Cast movies from the couch with the Toshiba Canvio AeroCast 1TB Wireless Portable Hard Drive for $59 shipped (Reg. $75)

Newegg via eBay is offering the Toshiba Canvio AeroCast 1TB Wireless Portable Hard Drive for only $58.99 shipped. That’s $101 off the original list price, $16 less than Amazon and the lowest we can find for it.

This 1TB hard drive has an integrated wireless access point for getting to your content on the go and with a built-in rechargeable battery you get up to five hours of run time. You can also use the Toshiba Wireless HDD mobile app to easily upload and backup content from iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones and tablets, or a PC or Mac.

Transcend storage upgrades for your Mac: 512GB Portable Thunderbolt SSD $284, 256GB Expansion Card $170, more

Amazon is currently discounting a variety of high-end Transcend storage solutions for Mac laptops and desktops. There are a couple different style options, each of which offers a unique way to increase your Mac’s available storage. Continue on for a breakdown of all the deals…

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Storage: Inateck 3-Port USB Hub + SSD Enclosure $22 (Reg. $26)

Next up, Inateck Online (100% positive all-time from 19,000+) via Amazon has its 3-port USB 3.0 Hub + 2.5-inch Solid-State Drive Enclosure for $25.99. Applying coupon code 4MLPGDPZ drops the final price to $21.99 Prime shipped. Today’s deal is a savings of $18 from the MSRP, down $4 from the regular going rate and the best price we’ve seen.

This combination desktop USB hub and solid-state drive enclosure is perfect for an all–in-one storage solution. There are three USB 3.0 ports on the outside, which is perfect for Mac setups that have rear-facing I/O. Grab a 2.5-inch solid-state drive and you’ll have a speedy external storage solution. Rated 4.6/5 stars by 628 Amazon customers.

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Samsung D3 Station 4TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive $100 shipped (Reg. $130+)

Update (1/28 12:10pm): Adorama via eBay Daily Deals has the WD 2TB Black My Passport USB 3.0 Ultra Portable External Hard Drive (WDBBKD0020BBK-NESN) for $72.99 shipped (Reg. $86+, best price we have seen since the limited $65 Black Friday sales) Newegg’s official eBay store is offering the Samsung D3 Desktop 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard…

Samsung announces the “world’s first” 4TB USB-powered portable hard drives

Samsung – in partnership with Seagate – has announced the “world’s first 4TB USB-powered single drive solutions” that are housed in 2.5-inch enclosures. There are two models as a part of today’s news, the M3 and P3, coming in at 0.78 inches thin and weighing only 8.3 ounces. These will offer twice the capacity of Samsung’s 2TB…

Seagate 5TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive $125 shipped, 1TB Toshiba Portable $50 shipped, more

Update: BuyDig will save you $5 on it with code Dig5, knocking it down to $124 shipped

Amazon is offering the Seagate 5TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $129.00 Prime Shipped That’s $1 less than we’ve seen on Amazon.

The Seagate Expansion lets you connect and save files with no drivers to install and has fast data transfer with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity. Over 4,000 Amazon customers gave it 4.1/5 stars and great reviews.

Forgo the power cable with this Toshiba Canvio 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive (black) for $49.99 shipped (orig. $99). It’s Amazon best selling external hard drive with a 4.5 out of 5 star rating.

  • USB 3.0-powered portable add-on storage.
  • Easy to use with no software to install.
  • Protects your drive (Internal Shock Sensor and Ramp Loading Technology).
  • Gives you peace of mind with Toshiba’s 1-year Limited Warranty
  • Plug and play operation.

Alternatively, Best Buy has the Toshiba Canvio Connect 1TB Portable Hard Drive (red or silver) for $49.99 shipped (Reg. $90).

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Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive $110 shipped (orig. $170), 5TB $120

Adorama on eBay is offering the Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive (STBV4000100) for only $109.99 shipped. That’s $60 off the list price and the lowest we’ve seen it go. Amazon sells it for $120 currently and customers there gave it 4/5 star reviews.

The Seagate is USB 3.0/2.0 compatible so you don’t have to worry about hardware compatibility issues.

The 5TB version is also available for $120 shipped from eBay

Seagate 5TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive $120 (orig. $249)

Update (3/11 11:00am):  The Seagate 5TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive is now on eBay for $119.99.

Update (3/10 2:45pm): TigerDirect offers the Seagate 5TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $109.99 shipped w/ coupon code UCD154633 applied at checkout.

Update (3/10 2:00pm): Amazon offers the WD My Passport Ultra Metal  Edition 2TB Portable External Hard Drive for $79.99 shipped (Reg. $110), which is the best price we’ve ever seen.

BuyDig is offering the Seagate 5TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $129.99. The coupon code: DIG5 drops the price down to only $124.95 shipped. That’s half off the list price, $5 less than Amazon and the lowest we’re able to find.

The Seagate lets you connect and save files with no drivers to install and has fast data transfer with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity.

Over 4,000 Amazon customers gave it 4.1/5 stars and great reviews.

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WaterField Designs has a new travel pouch for your tech from its San Francisco workshop

There are many ways to carry the smorgasbord of items we carry on a daily basis while traveling or going to work. Sometimes though, it’s the smaller things that don’t find a home in your bag or suitcase. With many larger offerings already on the market, made-by-hand San Francisco manufacturer Waterfield Designs has introduced a new Padded Gear Pouch specifically for carrying all the smaller items.

Whether it’s for an iPad mini, external hard drive, Apple TV or simple toiletries, this multipurpose bag can carry a number of different items. We’ve got the full details on this new product from Waterfield, a video from its designer and the full press release below.

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WD 2TB Portable Hard Drive bundled with Adobe Lightroom 5 or Photoshop Premier Elements from $100

BuyDig is offering Adobe Lightroom 5 or Photoshop Premiere Elements with the purchase of select Western Digital USB 3.0 external hard drives. This is a great opportunity to pick up this software (Lightroom $138, Elements $65 at Amazon) at a highly discount rated. These Western Digital external hard drives are highly-rated and provide a solid option for backing up and storing your digital images.

Full breakdown of the deal:

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Western Digital 4TB My Book USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $109 shipped, 5TB+Adobe Lightroom 5: $145

 

Update: B&H now carries it for only $109 shipped.

Update: Adorama has dropped its price to $114.99 shipped

Amazon has the Western Digital My Book 4TB USB 3.0 hard drive for $124 shipped.  That’s a current low price on this 4/5 star rated backup drive that is both great for backing up Macs and PCs as well as fast storage for media and other files. Connect it to an Airport Extreme or other USB-enabled router for a great NAS experience.

Bonus: If you have a few extra bucks, plunk down $144.99 and get a 5TB Seagate USB 3.0 hard drive bundled with Adobe Lightroom 5.0 from Ebay. Lightroom 5 alone is at least $75-$150 depending where you get it so it becomes a no brainer if you are in the market for both.

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WD My Book 6TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive $220 shipped (Reg. $249+)

Newegg has the WD My Book 6TB USB 3.0 3.5” Desktop External Hard Drive (WDBFJK0060HBK-NESN) for $249.99. But using code EMCWWWB44 during checkout will drop the total down to $219.99 shipped. That’s $80 under the original listing, $29 under Amazon and the average selling price, as well as the best we can find on this…

WD Elements 3TB Desktop USB 3 HDD: $94 shipped (Reg. $130)

Update: The 1TB portable drive has unexpectedly jumped back up in price.

Tiger Direct via Amazon offers the WD 1TB Elements USB 3.0 portable external hard drive for $47.99 with free shipping.

Need some more slightly less portable space? B&H Photo offers the Western Digital 3 TB Elements External Desktop Hard Drive for just $94 shipped, tax in NY.  That’s tied with the lowest price we’ve seen on a 3TB USB hard drive from Western Digital.

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Seagate Backup Plus 3TB External USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive $98 shipped (Reg. $135)

Update: Down to $95.99 with free shipping.

BuyDig via eBay Daily Deals offers the Seagate Backup Plus 3TB External USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive (model STCA3000101) for $97.99 with free shipping. That’s $37 below list and the best price we are currently able to locate by at least $12. It features ample storage for full system backups, and USB 3.0 support for quick file transfers. Rated 4 out of 5 stars.

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Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB External Hard Drive $70 shipped (Reg. $100)

Best Buy is offering the Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB External Hard Drive for only $69.99 shipped (Reg. $100) That’s a $30 savings off the list price and the lowest we’ve seen it go. Amazon carries it for $93 and their customer rated it well with 4/5 stars and positive reviews. The Toshiba features a maximum external data transfer rate of 640 MBps (5 Gbps) and only weighs 6.3 oz. A 3 year limited warranty applies.

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USB 3 Hard Drive roundup: 1TB Toshiba/Seagate $60, 3TB Seagate $100, 4TB $150, more

Amazon has some solid deals running on hard drives at or close to all time lows. Each feature speedy USB 3.0 and top tier brand enclosures.

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Seagate Backup Plus 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive $96 shipped

Newegg is offering the Seagate Backup Plus STCB3000901 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for a low $95.99 shipped after Coupon Code: “EMCYTZT4625” is applied. That’s more than $50 off the list price and the lowest price we’ve seen for any 3TB hard drive.

The hard drive is Mac OS and Time Machine ready right out of the box and features a fast USB 3.0 interface. Also, a 3-year limited warranty applies.

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Up to 55% Off Toshiba Hard Drives and Flash Memory: 3TB external desktop HD $100, 1.5TB portable $80, more

 

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As today’s Gold Box deal of the day, Amazon is offering up to 55% off Toshiba hard drives and flash memory. Included in this sale are external desktop/portable hard drives, SDHC memory cards, Solid State Drives, and other memory products. All deals include free shipping and promotional pricing ends tonight at Midnight. Head below to check out our handpicked deals from today’s promotion:

– Toshiba 3TB Canvio Desk Desktop External Hard Drive: $100 (Reg. $140)

– Toshiba 1.5 TB Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 Portable Hard Drive: $80 (Reg. $120)

– Toshiba Q-Series 256GB Internal Serial ATA III Solid State Drive for Laptops $150 (Reg. $210)

Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive $80 shipped (Reg. $105)

Update: The 750GB version is now sold out, but the 1.5TB deal is still good to go.

Amazon has the Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive for $80 with free shipping, a total savings of $25 off the retail price of $105.

The Toshiba Canvio features fast USB 3.0 connectivity (backwards compatible with USB 2.0), an internal shock sensor to protect the drive from bumps and drops, and does not require an external power source. I have personally been using one of these drives for the past several years and have not had one issue, simple plug-n-play operation.

Buy with confidence, over 888 Amazon reviewers rate it 4 out of 5 stars.

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Western Digital 1.5TB portable USB 3.0 external hard drive $80 shipped (Reg. $120)

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Staples is offering the Western Digital 1.5TB portable USB 3.0 external hard drive for just $80 with free shipping. That is $40 below retail and $10 under the next lowest price. As a further price comparison, most retailers charge upwards of $130. Deal ends 8/23 or when supplies are exhausted.

This drive is a slam dunk. Nearly 4,000 Amazon reviewers rate it an impressive 4.5 stars. A perfect option for full-system Time Machine backups or a place to offload some of your larger media files. The USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick file transfers. Don’t worry if you have an older Mac/ PC, the WD Passport is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

Samsung D3 Station 3TB USB 3.0 Black External Hard Drive $100 shipped

Newegg is offering the SAMSUNG D3 Station 3TB USB 3.0 Black External Hard Drive for $129.99. The coupon code: “0816STRAGE41” brings it down to $99.99 shipped. That’s $30 less than the next lowest price we could find.

The Samsung features fast data transfer speeds with the USB 3.0 interface by connecting to a USB 3.0 port. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 (although you will be reduced to standard USB 2.0 speeds).

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Toshiba Canvio 1.0 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $59 Shipped (Reg. $85)


Amazon is offering the Toshiba Canvio 1.0 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $59 with free shipping. That’s $26 below the list price of $85 and one of the lowest we’ve seen on drive of this capacity. The Toshiba Canvio features fast USB 3.0 connectivity (backwards compatible with USB 2.0), does not require an external power source and a 3-year limited warranty. I have personally been using one of these drives for the past several years and have not had one issue, simple plug-n-play operation. Deal is only available for the black version.

Buy with confidence, over 850 Amazon reviewers rate it 4 out of 5 stars.

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Hitachi Touro 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive $130

Newegg is offering the Hitatchi Touro Desk 4TB USB 3.0 Black External Hard Drive for $159.99. The coupon code “0730BTS32” cuts it down to $129.99. With free shipping, that’s $0.03/GB and the lowest price we’ve seen for this drive.  Amazon currently sells the Touro for $160 and their customers gave it 4/5 stars with positive reviews. This coupon code will expire on August 12.

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WD My Book 3TB External USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive $100 Shipped (Reg. $150)

 

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Amazon has the WD My Book 3TB External USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive for just $100 shipped. That’s a total savings of 33% off retail and the lowest price ever offered by Amazon. Fast USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick file transfers and system backups. Don’t worry if you have an older PC or Mac, this drive is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports. Includes a 2-year limited warranty. Amazon reviewers love it, giving it a solid 3.5 stars from over 1,200 respondents.

Buffalo MiniStation Plus 1TB Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive $60 Shipped (Reg. $110)

Staples is offering the Buffalo MiniStation Plus 1TB Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $60 with free shipping when you apply coupon code 12006 at checkout. This deal is $10 below the next lowest price currently available over at Amazon and $50 under retail.  The MiniStation keeps your valuable information safe while traveling thanks to a built-in silicon shock dampener. A large capacity and fast USB 3.0 speeds make this drive a prime candidate for Time Machine backups or iTunes storage. Deal ends 7/21.

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Seagate Backup Plus 3TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive $100 Shipped (Reg. $135)

Please note: You may have to select Amazon from the list of sellers here to get in on this deal.

Amazon has just dropped the price of the Seagate Backup Plus 3TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive down to its lowest historical value of $100 with free shipping.  That is a total savings of 25% off the retail price and a solid $30 below the average selling price at competitors (Best Buy, Newegg, etc). Fast USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick file transfers and system backups. Don’t worry if you have an older PC or Mac, this drive is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports. Amazon reviewers love it, rating this drive 4 stars.

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Seagate Expansion Desktop 2TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive $80 + Shipping (Reg. $130)

For the next 2 days (or until sold out), Tiger Direct is offering the Seagate Expansion Desktop 2TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $80 plus ~$5 shipping when you apply coupon code AQG95329. That’s $10 below the average selling price and $40 under the inflated MSRP.  This drive is a great way to add a whole lot of storage to your laptop, desktop or media player (maybe this discounted WD TV?!).  Super-fast USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick backups and file transfers.  If you need a portable hard drive (no power cord) and don’t mind spending a few extra bucks, check out these deals.

Over 1,100 Amazon reviewers rate this drive a terrific 4 stars.

Seagate Expansion 1TB USB 3.0 Black Portable Hard Drive $60 Shipped (Reg. $90)

Newegg is offering the Seagate Expansion 1TB USB 3.0 Black Portable Hard Drive for $60 with free shipping when you enter coupon code EMCXNXR57.  As a pricing comparison, Amazon charges $76.  This external hard drive is fully powered off USB so you won’t have to travel with extra power cords or add to that tangled wire mess under your desk.  Fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds ensure speedy file transfers and system backups. If 1TB isn’t big enough for your data-hoarding style, check out this 1.5TB drive for just $85.

Nearly 950 individual Amazon reviewers rate this drive extremely well at 4.5 stars.

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USB 3.0 Storage Deals w/ Free Shipping: 3TB Seagate Desktop HD $104, 2TB Western Digital Portable HD $114

Update: The Seagate 3TB drive price has been bumped to $124 with the coupon, but the initial deal for the 2TB WD portable drive is still alive.

BuyDig has two solid deals with free shipping on fast USB 3.0 external hard drives with backward compatibility for USB 2.0.  First up is the Seagate Expansion 3 TB desktop hard drive for $104, regular $160 retail.  Over 1,00 Amazon reviewers rate this drive a solid 4 stars.

Next, we have the Western Digital My Passport 2TB portable hard drive for just $114, regular $250 retail. That is the lowest price ever offered for this popular 4.5 star portable drive.

Use coupon code 30yrsHotDeals15 to cash in on these savings.  Please note you can only use the coupon on one item per order, you will need to place separate orders if you want to purchase both drives.

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Seagate Backup Plus 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $80 Shipped (Reg. $130)

Newegg is offering the Seagate Backup Plus 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for just $80 with free shipping when you enter coupon code SGMHDJ10.  That is a total savings of nearly 39% off the retail tag and $10 less than the next lowest price over at Amazon.  Accelerated USB 3.0 transfer speeds make this drive perfect for Time Machine Backups or moving large files from different devices.  The subtle silver design compliments Mac computer beautifully.  Deal expires 6/30.

Nearly 650 unique Amazon reviewers rate this drive a solid 4.5 stars.

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Western Digital My Passport 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $119 Shipped (Reg. $200)

Update: Back in stock on eBay via BuyDig.  Click here to buy it.

Newegg is offering the Western Digital My Passport 2 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for just $119 shipped.  That is a total savings of $81 off retail, and $31 below the average street price.  The next closest price is over at Amazon for $140.  Enter coupon code ‘EMCXPWN25’ to activate savings.

The Western Digital My Passport drives are a slam dunk.  Nearly 3,000 Amazon reviewers rate it an impressive 4.5 stars.  A perfect option for a Time Machine drive or a place to offload some of your larger media files.  The USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick file transfers.  Don’t worry if you have an older Mac/ PC, the WD Passport is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

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Toshiba Canvio 1.0 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $60 Shipped (Reg. $130)

 

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eBay via Adorama Camera is offering the Toshiba Canvio 1.0 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for just $60 with free shipping.  That is $70 below MSRP and about $25 under the typical street price of $75-$90.  Last weekend we featured this same drive for $64.20, Amazon’s lowest price ever, and it sold out in less than 24 hours.

The Toshiba Canvio features fast USB 3.0 connectivity (backwards compatible with USB 2.0), does not require an external power source and a 3-year limited warranty. I have personally been using one of these drives for the past several years and have not had one issue, simple plug-n-play operation.

Western Digital My Passport 2 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $119 Shipped (Reg. $200)

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eBay via BuyDig is offering the Western Digital My Passport 2 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for just $119 shipped.  That is a total savings of $81 off retail, and $31 below the average street price.  The next closest price is over at Amazon for $142.

The Western Digital My Passport drives are a slam dunk.  Nearly 3,000 Amazon reviewers rate it an impressive 4.5 stars.  A perfect option for a Time Machine drive or a place to offload some of your larger media files.  The USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick file transfers.  Don’t worry if you have an older Mac/ PC, the WD Passport is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

Seagate GoFlex Satellite 500GB External Hard Drive Refurb. $89 Shipped

Ebay has the Seagate GoFlex Satellite 500GB External Hard Drive Refurb. for a low $89 with free shipping. The next lowest price we could find this Seagate at is $150.  That’s a savings of $60 for a drive that allows you to carry your media library with you while on-the-go and wirelessly stream movies, photos, music and documents to any of your smart devices. (More product information and features after the fold.)

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Western Digital My Passport Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drives: 750GB $60, 1.5TB $90 Shipped

Best Buy has the Western Digital My Passport 750GB Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for just $60 with free shipping.  As a pricing comparison, the next lowest price available is $70 at Amazon and the retail price is $80.  If you’re looking for something bigger, Best Buy also has a 1.5TB version for just $90 shipped.

The Western Digital My Passport drives are a slam dunk.  Nearly 2,900 Amazon reviewers rate it an impressive 4.5 stars.  A perfect option for a Time Machine drive or a place to offload some of your larger media files.  The USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick file transfers.  Don’t worry if you have an older Mac/ PC, the WD Passport is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

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Western Digital 1.5TB My Passport USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $90 Shipped (Reg. $130)

Best Buy is offering a Western Digital 1.5TB My Passport USB 3.0 portable hard drive for just $90 with free shipping.  This popular drive retails for $130 and as a pricing comparison Amazon charges $120, Newegg $138 and B&H $115.

This drive is a slam dunk.  Nearly 2,900 Amazon reviewers rate it an impressive 4.5 stars.  A perfect option for a Time Machine drive or a place to offload some of your larger media files.  The USB 3.0 speeds will ensure quick file transfers.  Don’t worry if you have an older Mac/ PC, the WD Passport is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

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Seagate 4TB USB 3.0 Desktop External HD $150, WD 1TB Portable USB 3.0 $65 Shipped

Update: Both special prices are no longer available.

Today we have two deals on two solid external storage solutions for different scenarios.  First up is the Seagate Expansion 4 TB 3.0 USB Desktop External Hard Drive for only $150 shipped from Amazon.  That is a total savings of $80 off retail and $30 off the typical street price of $180.  This is a desktop drive so it must be plugged into a the wall while being used, perfect for those who don’t travel with their external hard drive.  Super fast USB 3.0 speeds will ensure that you can fill this massive 4TB drive fast.

Next up is the ultimate traveler’s hard drive.  Adorama is offering the Western Digital 1TB Elements SE Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for just $65 shipped.  Retail price is a crazy $199, while most retailers charge at minimum $78.  This drive also supports USB 3.0 speeds and does not require external power, it is fully powered by the USB connection.

LaCie 1TB Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Hard Drive (Refurb) $160 Shipped

MacMall is offering a refurbished LaCie 1TB Little Big Disk Thunderbolt drive for just $160 with free shipping.  That is $269 under the retail price of $429 and $190 below what Apple is charging for a new unit.  The Little Big Disk features blazing fast speeds of up to 10Gb/s, compact design small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and its own cooling system. Supports Thunderbolt connections as well as backward compatibility for Mini DisplayPort.  76 reviewers on the Apple Online Store rate this drive 4 stars.

Please note, this drive does not ship with a Thunderbolt cable, but you can grab one from Amazon on the cheap.

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Toshiba Canvio 1.0 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $65 Shipped (Reg. $90)

 

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Best Buy and Amazon are offering a Toshiba Canvio 1.0 TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for only $65 shipped.  That is $25 under retail and $10 lower than the next best price from a reputable retailer.  This Toshiba drive features super fast USB 3.0 connectivity with support for USB 2.0, 1TB storing capacity and an internal shock sensor to help keep your data safe. At just $65 this is the lowest price we have ever seen on this portable hard drive.

Nearly 700 unique Amazon reviewers rate this drive 4 stars while 130 Best Buy reviewers rate it the same, buy with confidence.