External hard drives are devices of great utility and serve us a great purpose by providing us with extra space to save and back up our files. We know how important it is to have backups in todays media age and that is why we have made a list of the most handy external hard drives available.
TOSHIBA CANVIO II
The Toshiba Canvio II 2TB Hard drive is the perfect option for anyone who is looking for the most portable external hard drive that there is. This hard drive weighs just .5 pounds and its dimensions are 4.3 X 3.1 X 0.08 inches. The storage variants range from 0.5TB to 5TB. The engine is a 5400 RPM one with read speeds of 98 MBps and 103 MBps for small and medium files and the write speed is 112 MBps for both medium and small files. For large the read speed is at 109 MBps and the write speed is at 114.6 MBps.
LACIE RUGGED RAID
LaCie Rugged Raid has a 4 TB capacity with two hard drives and a transfer speed of 240 MBps. It is dust resistant, water proof and can with stand at least a 5 feet drop. It weighs 1.8 pounds, and measures 5.7 X 3.5 X 1.2 inches. The aluminum casing makes the hard drive very sturdy and very durable and the orange bumper makes it shock resistant. The light above the USB port lights up when it is being used.
THE SEAGATE BACKUP PLUS
The Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive has a storage capacity of 4TB. It is compatible with the Apple Time Machine and all you will need to do is download the Seagate software and then you’ll be able to drag files and drop them to the hard disk. This device also supports cloud connectivity and that will be great for all your social media accounts.