While cloud storage comes with many benefits, it relies on good connectivity. In addition, you can’t be sure exactly where your files are being stored. If you prefer to keep your data close at hand, you might want to consider adding more local storage to your setup. Here are five hard drives on sale at the PopSci Shop, now with up to 24 percent off MSRP.
Perfect for recording movies and big sports events, the Fantom Drives Expander adds an extra 2TB of storage to your DVR. It takes seconds to install, and the drive works with most brands, providing an extra 2,000 hours of recording space. Normally $114.95, the expander is now $94.95.
With a maximum transfer speed of 560Mbps, this hybrid drive is five times faster than traditional hard drives. You get 2TB of storage space, packaged inside a shock-resistant aluminum frame that is just 0.6 inches thick. Worth $139.95, this highly-rated drive is now 20 percent off at $109.95.
If storage space is your main focus, this desktop beast should fulfill your needs. Along with 4TB of storage, the G-Force 3 Pro offers fast USB 3.0 connectivity and improved performance at 7200RPM. Usually priced at $152.95, the drive is now 24 percent off at $114.95.
Not all storage is external, of course. This kit from Seagate helps you upgrade your desktop machine with 10TB of storage. The drive itself runs at 7200RPM, with a 6Gb/s SATA interface. It comes with USB 3.0 to SATA adapter and Fantom Drives cloning software. Worth $359.99, the kit is now 20 percent off at $284.95.
Made for gamers, this PS4 upgrade kit comes with a 2TB Seagate Firecuda Gaming SSHD. You also get a 16GB flash drive, an aluminum external enclosure with USB 3.0, a carry pouch, and even the driver you will need for the upgrade. Order now for $99 to save 20% on this bundle, worth $140.
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