STBX1500401 Stories April 21, 2015

Newegg has the Toshiba Canvio Basics 1TB Portable Hard Drive in black (HDTB310XK3AA) for $54.99, but using code EMCARNK43 drops your total down to $49.99 shipped. That’s within about $25 of the original listing, $5 below Amazon, matching our previous mention and within $5 of the best price we have seen. Most reputable 1TB portable drives tend to sell for around $60, so we consider anything at $50 or less to be a solid purchase.

It features transfers rates up to 5 Gb/s, USB 3.0, and can be a great Time Machine device or for simply moving larger files around. It has a 4.5/5 star rating from nearly 90 Amazon customers.

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STBX1500401 Stories January 20, 2015

expiredThree-pack Seagate 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drives in black $180 shipped (orig. $240), more

As part of its Shell Shocker Deals of the Day, Newegg has a 3-pack of Seagate 1.5TB USB 3.0 2.5″ Portable External Hard Drives in black (STBX1500401) for $179.99 shipped. At $60 each, this is about the price of a 1TB drive and the lowest we can find for a portable 1.5TB Seagate drive. This particular drive currently goes for $70 on Newegg on its own and similar models start at $89 on Amazon.


  • Drag and drop file saving right out of the box
  • USB powered
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Over 1,500 hours of digital video
  • 1-year limited warranty

Similar portable models have received 4+ star ratings from thousands of reviewers on Amazon.

Newegg is also offering the Seagate Backup Plus 5TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive (STDT5000100) for $169.99, but using code EMCAKNA47 will bring the total down to $139.99 shipped. This is within $10 of the lowest we’ve seen on this 5TB drive and the current lowest price available. It is $170 on Amazon where it has received a 4.2/5 star rating from over 760 customers.


  • Massive capacity to help protect your files
  • Easily back up your computer and content from mobile devices with free Mobile Backup App
  • Automatic Backup software
  • Transfers files quickly with USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Use between PC and Mac computers without reformatting


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