Top 5 External Hard Drive you can buy under $100

SILICON POWER 2TB Rugged Portable

 

BOTTOM LINE

A small, compatible and durable device that has been ranked top by various tech websites and tech experts over the internet. 

 

PROS

It comes with protection from any drops. It can be used while travelling because it doesn’t pose any problem because of its shape and size. If We talk about size comparison an average male hand would be enough to house it whole comfortably. Neither any reformatting needed to work on Mac. It has storage space for detachable cables. Game lovers who are keen to use it for Xbox and Play station can also go for it without doubt. 

Overall it won’t be wrong to say that it’s shape, size and comparability with Xbox makes it a perfect choice to pick without any second thought. 

 

CONS

There is a small issue also along with it is that there is no any backup program in it so for that you’ll need to drag and drop your files one by one. 

Best Bang for the Buck

 

TOSHIBA Canvio Basics 1TB

 

BOTTOM LINE

Another but second to none compact and thin hard drive that operates smoothly with different operating systems; earns great reviews on Amazon. 

 

PROS

If we talk about its size and shape it not only compact, thin but also lightweight. It comes with the feature of fast operation if you are going to use it with USB. 3.0 connection. Very easy to set up and use. It is compatible to work with Mac,Windows,Linux, and Ubuntu. Overall a great choice. 

 

CONS

It doesn’t backup automatically so you will have to drag and drop each file one by one or selectively.

 

WESTERN DIGITAL 1TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive

 

BOTTOM LINE

Not only it fits to your choice but also to your pocket because this gives you lots of space and comes with smooth performance.

 

PROS

If we talk about the space it has got, it is 1 TB of space. Durable to use and operates smoothly while transferring data and doesn’t get hot while data transfer and prolong usage. Its speed of transfer is very reasonable, which makes it time conserving. Operates smoothly drag and drop operations.

 

CONS

Cables that would come with it won’t be of the desired quality so users may want to replace it. 

 

TRANSCEND StoreJet 1TB

 

BOTTOM LINE

Tech experts suggest this hard drive for those who want to have a hard drive with rugged design and backup software. So if you want it don’t think twice just grab this one. 

 

PROS

Its size is an advantage for those who want it to use while or after travelling. It has backup software downloaded for Windows and Mac installed on the device. 

Sturdy construction can withstand the abuse of baggage personnel during air travel. Fast data transfers.

 

CONS

Some customers found the backup software not so good and may pose some issues. 

 

SEAGATE Ultra Touch HDD 2TB External Hard Drive

 

BOTTOM LINE

A stylish and unusual portable external hard drive that comes ready for both PCs and Macs.

 

PROS

Spacious 2TB capacity. Compatible with USB 3.0 and USB-C, backward compatible with USB 2.0. Attractive fabric shell adds a touch of style. Small and light, good for portability. Pre-formatted FAT 32 for use on both Windows and macOS.

 

CONS

USB-C depends on included adapter. The 120MB/sec read speed isn’t very fast.




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