home : hot deals & information involving: data storage Thursday, August 27, 2015
- Seagate 5TB External/Desktop Hard Drive $120
Seagate Expansion 5TB External/Desktop Hard Drive for $125 with free shipping, and code EMCAWNT23 applies $5 off in the cart.
It has mostly positive reviews.
- Crucial 250GB SSD for $80
Crucial BX100 250GB Solid State Drive for $80 today.
It usually sells for $85, and has very positive reviews.
This and other 2.5-inch SSDs can replace a laptop's hard drive or a desktop computer's bootup drive, to reduce load times by about 1.5x to 5x.
- Samsung 850-EVO Series 500GB SSD for $150
Newegg is selling a Samsung 850-EVO Series 500GB Solid State Drive for $150 through their Ebay store.
This highly rated SSD usually sells for around $177 and $195.
- Western Digital Black 2TB Hard Drive $110
Western Digital Black 2TB 7200rpm Hard Drive for $110 today.
It usually sells for at least $120.
Normally, 2TB hard drives go for about $73 today.
The Western Digital Black drives have a 5-year warranty, perform a little better than a standard hard drive, and claim to be some of the most reliable hard drives in the consumer marketplace.
If reliability is not your highest priority, you can get cheaper hard drives, or pay a monthly fee for a cloud-based online storage service.
And, a Sandisk 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive for $136 today.
This and other similar 480GB SSDs usually sell for around $170.
At $136 (28¢/GB), this is one of the best deals we have seen for a 480GB SSD.