3 Best External Hard Drives For 2017

Storage space is one of the greatest necessities for handling and management of individual and company information ranging from documentation and highly sophisticated softwares to videos and audio files. Adequate storage space and an efficient backup system help to mitigate the loss of files and important documentations. External hard drives are the solution to these challenges. It is however necessary to consider quality and capacity of external hard drives when planning to purchase one. Here are the best external hard drives of 2017;

# Seagate portability back-up plus slim

This model is popular for its light weight, slim structure and portability. It comes with efficient backup software and weighs 5.6 ounces. It features a read and write speed of about 121MBps and comes in capacities of 4TB, 2TB, 1.5TB, 1TB, 500 GB which is more than enough space for your storage needs.

# Western Digital’s My Passport

This is another most efficient and light weight external hard drive. Transfers are done using a single cable system. Its simplicity is exquisite, with the aesthetics of a blue light on activation. It comes with an inbuilt password protection system and operates a 256 bit data encryption. It comes with a powerful transfer speed of about 174 MBps to 168 MBps read and write respectively with available capacities of 4TB, down to 1TB.

# Seagate back-up plus desktop drive

With a wide range of capacities which includes 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2 TB, the desktop drive stands out as the best external hard drive for 2017 with compatibility which extends to Mac and Windows. It has a solid portable structure with plastic made chassis and adequate ventilation openings. It holds a powerful speed of 7,200 RPM plus write and read speed of about 95.5 and 127.0MBps respectively.  It comes at a surprisingly affordable price.

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