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Best Portable External Hard Drive (HDD) 3.0 Reviews

With the size of the hard drive keep on decreasing and capacity increasing, it’s very difficult to decide which hard drive is best for your use. Thus I came up with this post to help you decide. Below is the list of the best portable external hard drives available in the market. Let’s see which one suits your need and style.

Best Portable External Hard Drive

1. Western Digital My Passport Essential SE

Put your digital life on the stylish, maximum capacity My Passport® Essential™ SE portable hard drive. With WD quality and USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity, this drive is designed for today with tomorrow in mind.

Western Digital My Passport EssentialProduct Features

  • Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
  • Connectivity today; speed for tomorrow
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates with USB 3.0
  • Maximum capacity
  • Automatic, continuous backup
  • Hardware encryption, password protection

Ideal for

  • Connecting with your USB 2.0 port today and using with USB 3.0 when you’re ready
  • Transferring files up to three times faster when connected to a USB 3.0 port
  • Protecting your data with automatic, continuous backup
  • Adding extra storage space for photos, videos, and music
  • Securing private or sensitive data with password protection and hardware encryption

I personally own one of these and very satisfied till now. Highly recommended by me. You will never regret buying this one unless something really cool comes up. 🙂

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2. Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 1 TB USB 3.0 Ultra-Portable External Hard Drive in Black STAA1000101 is possibly the best alternative to Western Digital hard drives IMHO.

Product Features

  • USB 3.0 plug-and-play drive
  • Easy-to-use preloaded backup and encryption software
  • Upgradable to FireWire 800 or eSATA
  • Access content over the network and on TV when paired with other GoFlex products
  • Upgradable to FireWire® 800 or eSATA

The Seagate GoFlex ultra-portable drive, backup with encryption software pre-loaded on drive, NTFS driver for Mac pre-loaded on drive, GoFlex USB 3.0 interface adapter, 18-inch USB 3.0 cable, quick start guide, 2-year limited warranty.

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3. Western Digital My Book Essential

For those who are space-hungry and don’t mind the size of their hard drives, this is something for you. Western Digital My Book Essential 3 TB USB 3.0/2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive is almost the same as Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1 TB USB 3.0/2.0, with increased space and size.

Western Digital My Book Essential 3 TBProduct Features

  • Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates with USB 3.0
  • Automatic, continuous backup
  • Password protection and 256 bit AES hardware encryption

Ideal for

  • Connecting with your USB 2.0 port today and using with USB 3.0 when you’re ready
  • Transferring files up to three times faster when connected to a USB 3.0 port
  • Protecting your data with automatic, continuous backup
  • Adding extra storage space for photos, videos, and music
  • Securing private or sensitive data with password protection and hardware encryption

I am planning to buy this one next month. Hope to find it as awesome as other WD products.

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PS: Don’t buy any portable external hard drives without USB 3.0 support. Else you will regret it later, stay updated. Hope you enjoyed my best portable external hard drive review. Happy to know which is your best portable external hard drive. Looking forward to your comments.
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About Azad Shaikh

Azad Shaikh is an internet geek at heart. From reviews about computer components to playing X-box one games, Azad takes pleasure in writing about anything and everything about computers. He is a computer engineering graduate and certified ethical hacker. In his leisure time, he reads and explores the internet.

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