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5 Best External Hard Drives Under $200 in the US - May 2020

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Updated 08 May 2020
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5 best external hard drives under $200

What External Hard Drive Under $200 to Buy in May 2020?

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Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB
Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB
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2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
921g
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1kg
1TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
240g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
88
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
88
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Very Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
A good value for money and fully featured 921g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s. A fully featured and good value for money USB powered external hard drive. A fully featured and bargain price USB powered external hard drive. The top rated external hard drive under $500. A good value for money and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
1 Reason For
USB Powered
5 Reasons For
860g Lighter
USB Powered
Better Kagoo Score
Cheaper by $10
More Shops Are Selling it
4 Reasons For
86% Lighter
USB Powered
Better Kagoo Score
More Shops Are Selling it
4 Reasons For
USB Powered
Password Protection
Newer by Seven Months
Better Brand
7 Reasons Against
Heavier
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Worse Kagoo Score
$83 More Expensive
Not As Many Stockists
Over One Year Older
Worse Brand
3 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Older by Over One Year
Worse Brand
4 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
$15 More Expensive
Seven Months Older
Worse Brand
8 Reasons Against
Vastly Heavier
Not USB Powered
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $43
Not As Many Stockists
Older by Over Two Years
Worse Brand
7 Reasons Against
A Lot Heavier
1TB Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
Vastly Slower Hard Drive Speed
Vastly Slower Data Transfer Rate
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $10
Fewer Sellers
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Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

$149.99
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Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

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Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
921g

The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb has a Kagoo Score of 80. However with a price tag of $149.99 this external hard drive is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb or read our article on whether you should buy a Buffalo external hard drive.

Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
USB powered
External power adapter

A good value for money and fully featured 921g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

1 Reason For for Choosing the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

USB Powered

The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is a USB powered external hard drive (as are the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb), whereas the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is not. More ...

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

7 Reasons Against for Choosing the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

Heavier

The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is a 921 external hard drive. That's 79g lighter than the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb (1kg), 681g heavier than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB (240g) and 781g heavier than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb (140g). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi (As do the the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb), however the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has this feature. More ...

'Wi-Fi' indicates whether the hard drive can connect to wireless networks or not.

A wi-fi connection on your hard drive means that you can connect directly to it to read/write data without an actual physical connection, meaning you can access your storage from anywhere.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 80, but the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb scored 87, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB scored 86, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb scored 88 and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb scored 88.

$83 More Expensive

The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is more expensive than the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb by $40, more expensive than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB by $73, more expensive than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb by $68 and more expensive than the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb by $83.

Not As Many Stockists

Only 2 sellers sells the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, however 3 retailers sell the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and 3 stores sell the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb. More ...

Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this external hard drive remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over One Year Older

The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is older than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB by 22 months and older than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb by 15 months.

Worse Brand

Buffalo external hard drives have an average rating of only 81.8%, however LaCie has an average rating of 95% and Seagate has an average rating of 89.8%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DriveStation - 2Tb in the US is $149.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

$67.49
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Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

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Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb has a Kagoo Score of 88. With a price tag of $67.49 this external hard drive is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb or read our article on whether you should buy a Seagate external hard drive.

Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
USB powered
Lighter than average (140g)

A fully featured and good value for money USB powered external hard drive.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
88
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

5 Reasons For for Choosing the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

860g Lighter

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb has a weight of 140 (as does the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb), whereas the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is a 921g external hard drive (781g heavier), the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is a 1kg external hard drive (860g heavier) and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is a 240g external hard drive (100g heavier). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

USB Powered

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb is USB powered, and so are the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb, but the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is not. More ...

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

Better Kagoo Score

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 88, however the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb scored 80, the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb scored 87 and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB scored 86.

Cheaper by $10

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb costs $82.50 less than the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, costs $42.50 less than the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb, costs $10 less than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and costs $15 less than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb.

More Shops Are Selling it

A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive.

3 Reasons Against for Choosing the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi (As do the the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb and the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb), whereas the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB does. More ...

'Wi-Fi' indicates whether the hard drive can connect to wireless networks or not.

A wi-fi connection on your hard drive means that you can connect directly to it to read/write data without an actual physical connection, meaning you can access your storage from anywhere.

Older by Over One Year

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb is one month older than the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, 23 months older than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and 16 months older than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb.

Worse Brand

Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of only 89.8%, whereas LaCie has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb in the US is $67.49 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

$82.49
Target

Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

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Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g

The Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb has a Kagoo Score of 88. With a price tag of $82.49 this external hard drive is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb or read our article on whether you should buy a Seagate external hard drive.

Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
USB powered
Lighter than average (140g)

A fully featured and bargain price USB powered external hard drive.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

4 Reasons For for Choosing the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

86% Lighter

The Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is a 140 external hard drive, and so does the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb. That's 781g lighter than the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb (921g), 860g lighter than the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb (1kg) and 100g lighter than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB (240g). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

USB Powered

The Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is a USB powered external hard drive (as are the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb), whereas the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is not. More ...

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

Better Kagoo Score

The Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 88, but the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb scored 80, the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb scored 87 and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB scored 86.

More Shops Are Selling it

A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

4 Reasons Against for Choosing the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi (As do the the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb), however the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has this feature. More ...

'Wi-Fi' indicates whether the hard drive can connect to wireless networks or not.

A wi-fi connection on your hard drive means that you can connect directly to it to read/write data without an actual physical connection, meaning you can access your storage from anywhere.

$15 More Expensive

The Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is more expensive than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB by $5 and more expensive than the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb by $15.

Seven Months Older

The Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is older than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB by seven months.

Worse Brand

Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of only 89.8%, however LaCie has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb in the US is $82.49 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb

$109.99
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Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb

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Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1kg

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb has a Kagoo Score of 87. With a price tag of $109.99 this external hard drive is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb or read our article on whether you should buy a Buffalo external hard drive.

Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
Fast hard drive speed (7,200 RPM)
External power adapter

The top rated external hard drive under $500.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
88
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

8 Reasons Against for Choosing the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb

Vastly Heavier

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb has a weight of 1, however the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is a 921g external hard drive (79g lighter), the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is a 240g external hard drive (760g lighter) and the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb are both 140g external hard drives (860g lighter). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

Not USB Powered

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is not USB powered, however the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb are. More ...

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi (As do the the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb), however the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB does. More ...

'Wi-Fi' indicates whether the hard drive can connect to wireless networks or not.

A wi-fi connection on your hard drive means that you can connect directly to it to read/write data without an actual physical connection, meaning you can access your storage from anywhere.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 87, but the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb scored 88 and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb scored 88.

More Expensive by $43

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is $33 more expensive than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB, $28 more expensive than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and $43 more expensive than the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb.

Not As Many Stockists

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is only stocked by 2 stores, however the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is stocked by 3 shops and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb is stocked by 3 stores. More ...

Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive.
Older by Over Two Years

The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is seven months older than the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, two years older than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB, 22 months older than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and six months older than the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb.

Worse Brand

Buffalo external hard drives have an average rating of only 81.8%, however LaCie has an average rating of 95% and Seagate has an average rating of 89.8%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb in the US is $109.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

$77.49
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LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

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LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB
1TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
240g

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a Kagoo Score of 86. With a price tag of $77.49 this external hard drive is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB or read our article on whether you should buy a LaCie external hard drive.

Features We Love:
USB powered
Password protection

A good value for money and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Very Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
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4 Reasons For for Choosing the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

USB Powered

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is USB powered, and so are the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb, however the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is not. More ...

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

Password Protection

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a password protection, but the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb do not. More ...

'Password Protection' indicates whether the hard drive has password protection as a security measure against unauthorised entry.

Setting a password on your hard drive stops anyone plugging it in and reading the information stored on it - it's a good mid-level security feature.

Newer by Seven Months

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is 22 months newer than the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, two years newer than the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb, seven months newer than the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and 23 months newer than the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

Better Brand

LaCie external hard drives have an average rating of 95%, but Buffalo only has an average rating of 81.8% and Seagate only has an average rating of 89.8%.

7 Reasons Against for Choosing the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

A Lot Heavier

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a weight of 240, but the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is a 921g external hard drive (681g heavier), the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb is a 1kg external hard drive (760g heavier) and the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb are both 140g external hard drives (100g lighter). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

1TB Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a hard drive capacity of 1, whereas the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb are all 2TB external hard drives (1TB bigger). More ...

'Hard Drive Capacity' denotes how much data the hard drive can hold, measured in gigabytes (GB).

A bigger hard drive capacity means that it can hold more files and data at once.

Vastly Slower Hard Drive Speed

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a hard drive speed of 5, however the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb and the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb are both 7,200 RPM hard drive rotational speed external hard drives (1,800 RPM faster). More ...

'Hard Drive Speed' is a measurement of the speed of the hard-drive, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM).

Higher RPMs means the hard drive is spinning faster, meaning data on the drive can be accessed with less delay and more efficiently.

Vastly Slower Data Transfer Rate

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is a 5 data transfer rate external hard drive. That's 4,995 Mbit/s slower than the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb, the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb (5,000 Mbit/s). More ...

'Data Transfer Rate' indicates how fast data can be transferred to/from the external hard drive.

Faster data transfer speeds means that you will be able to transfer larger files to/from the hard drive faster.

Worse Kagoo Score

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has received a Kagoo Score of 86, whereas the Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb scored 87, the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb scored 88 and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb scored 88.

More Expensive by $10

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is $10 more expensive than the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb.

Fewer Sellers

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is only stocked by 2 stores, but the Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb is stocked by 3 retailers and the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb is stocked by 3 stores. More ...

The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Rugged Mini - 1TB in the US is $77.49 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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5 Best External Hard Drives Under $200 in the US - May 2020
Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
Seagate Archive HDD Backup Plus Portable - 2Tb
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
Buffalo DriveStation Velocity - 2Tb
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB
Reasons For
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Best Prices

Today's Best External Hard Drive Sales

$20 Price Drop
5TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
247g
$20 Price Drop
2TB
10,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
350g
387MB/s
READ SPEED
$15 Price Drop
4TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
342g

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