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Should You Buy a Transcend External Hard Drive?

Matthew
Updated 12 February 2021
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should you buy a Transcend External Hard Drive?

Transcend is well known for its camcorders and optical disc drives.

If you are wondering how Transcend external hard drives compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,000 external hard drives by objectively and impartially analysing over 4,200 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Transcend are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular external hard drives and start at $60 for the StoreJet 25M3 - 1Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 185g and go up to $145 for the StoreJet 25M3 - 2Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 2TB and a weight of 216g. The average price of a new Transcend external hard drive is $86.

Transcend are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular external hard drives.

Is Transcend the Best External Hard Drive Brand?

So are Transcend external hard drives any good? We give every external hard drive a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all external hard drives we are able to impartially rank all the external hard drive brands.

Transcend is ranked the No. 7 best external hard drive brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Transcend is the 7th best external hard drive brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
43 reviews
#2
United States
93%
93%
1,453 reviews
#3
France
91%
91%
0 reviews
#4
86%
86%
14 reviews
#5
73%
73%
0 reviews
#6
66%
66%
0 reviews
#7
65%
65%
0 reviews
#8
Rocstor
64%
64%
1 review
#9
DataLocker
63%
63%
0 reviews
#10
Verbatim
62%
62%
0 reviews
#11
ioSafe
61%
61%
0 reviews
#12
Glyph
60%
60%
0 reviews
#13
Apricorn
54%
54%
1 review
#14
OWC
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Transcend external hard drives compare to the other external hard drive brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All external hard drive Brands
Transcend External Hard Drives

At an average purchase price of $86, Transcend external hard drives tend to be cheaper than most other external hard drive brands.

There's a smaller selection of Transcend external hard drives available compared to other external hard drive brands, with only 6 Transcend external hard drives currently on the market in the US.

No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
$104
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $699
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
$86
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $899
Price Distribution of Transcend External Hard Drives

How Many Industry Awards Have Transcend External Hard Drives Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Transcend external hard drives. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular external hard drive brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning external hard drives

Number of Awards Western Digital A-DATA Silicon Power Seagate Buffalo
01net.com logo
1
1
darktech-reviews.com logo
2
eteknix.com logo
1
1
tweaktown.com logo
1
1
pokde.net logo
1
tecnogaming.com logo
1
technolabs.net logo
1
techlabs.ua logo
1
razorman.net logo
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
play3r.net logo
1
almodi.org logo
1
nikktech.com logo
1
mobimaniak.pl logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
hothardware.com logo
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
Total
7
5
7
2

What is the Best Mid-Range Transcend External Hard Drive?

Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 2Tb

$144.99
Overstock
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 2Tb
Buy Now
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 2Tb
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
216g

A great mid range choice, priced at $144.99 is the Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 2Tb, which has a Kagoo Score of 61.

Features We Love:
Very light (216g)
USB powered

A good spec but only ok value for money 216g external hard drive.

76
Features
Good Features
62
Value for Money
Good
61
Kagoo Score
Good
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 Ruggedized Portable Hardrive 2TB Unboxing
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 Ruggedized Portable Hardrive 2TB Unboxing
UNBOXING || TRANSCEND StoreJet 25M3C 2TB
UNBOXING || TRANSCEND StoreJet 25M3C 2TB
Unboxing HARDISK Transcend storejet 25M3 2TB
Unboxing HARDISK Transcend storejet 25M3 2TB
Transcend Storejet 25M3 2TB Portable Hard Drive Review
Transcend Storejet 25M3 2TB Portable Hard Drive Review
Unboxing Transcend StoreJet 25M3 2TB
Unboxing Transcend StoreJet 25M3 2TB

The cheapest price that we could find for the StoreJet 25M3 - 2Tb in the US is $144.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Transcend External Hard Drive?

Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 1Tb

$59.99
Adorama
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 1Tb
Buy Now
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 1Tb
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
185g

At only $59.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 65 the Transcend StoreJet 25M3 - 1Tb makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Very light (185g)
USB powered
Password protection

An affordable and good spec 185g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.

77
Features
Good Features
72
Value for Money
Good
65
Kagoo Score
Good
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 Ruggedized Portable Hard Drive Unboxing + Written Review
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 Ruggedized Portable Hard Drive Unboxing + Written Review
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 USB 3 1TB Hard Drive Unboxing
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 USB 3 1TB Hard Drive Unboxing
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB test i recenzja zewn?trznego dysku USB 3
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB test i recenzja zewn?trznego dysku USB 3
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Review Unboxing Urdu Tutorial
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Review Unboxing Urdu Tutorial
Unboxing of Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB External Hard Drive
Unboxing of Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB External Hard Drive
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 Speed/Performance Test 1TB
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 Speed/Performance Test 1TB
M?j t?etí [UNBOXING]:Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB
M?j t?etí [UNBOXING]:Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB TS1TSJ25M3 2.5 USB 3.0 External Unboxing
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB TS1TSJ25M3 2.5 USB 3.0 External Unboxing
Transcend Storejet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Unboxing
Transcend Storejet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Unboxing
?????????? ???????? HDD Transcend 1Tb StoreJet 25M3S / Unboxing Transcend 1Tb StoreJet 25M3S
?????????? ???????? HDD Transcend 1Tb StoreJet 25M3S / Unboxing Transcend 1Tb StoreJet 25M3S
Unboxing of transcend storejet 25M3 1tb USB 3.0 harddrive
Unboxing of transcend storejet 25M3 1tb USB 3.0 harddrive
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB - Unboxing and Review
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB - Unboxing and Review
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Unboxing & Review (urdu/hindi)
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Unboxing & Review (urdu/hindi)
UNBOX ME-|Transcend StoreJet 25M3 USB 3 1TB Hard Drive| Unboxing/Reviews In [HINDI]??
UNBOX ME-|Transcend StoreJet 25M3 USB 3 1TB Hard Drive| Unboxing/Reviews In [HINDI]??
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Unboxing & Review (urdu/hindi)
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB Portable Hard Drive Unboxing & Review (urdu/hindi)
Mbukak Kerdus| Unboxing Transcend Storejet 25M3 1TB Harddisk Eksternal(boso jowo subtitled)
Mbukak Kerdus| Unboxing Transcend Storejet 25M3 1TB Harddisk Eksternal(boso jowo subtitled)
Transcend Storejet 25M3 1TB Official Unboxing
Transcend Storejet 25M3 1TB Official Unboxing
Unboxing and Review of Transcend StoreJet 25M3 2.5-inch 1TB Portable External Hard Drive
Unboxing and Review of Transcend StoreJet 25M3 2.5-inch 1TB Portable External Hard Drive
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 (1TB) Unboxing/Preview
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 (1TB) Unboxing/Preview
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 2.5- inch 1TB portable hard drive full Unboxing Video
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 2.5- inch 1TB portable hard drive full Unboxing Video
Unboxing Test- Harddisk Eksternal Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB
Unboxing Test- Harddisk Eksternal Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB
Unboxing Transcend 1TB Hard Drive Review Transcend USB 3.1 External Portable Storage StoreJet 25M3
Unboxing Transcend 1TB Hard Drive Review Transcend USB 3.1 External Portable Storage StoreJet 25M3
Unboxing Transcend storejet 25M3 1Tb
Unboxing Transcend storejet 25M3 1Tb

The cheapest price that we could find for the StoreJet 25M3 - 1Tb in the US is $59.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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$59.99
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Transcend External Hard Drive?
Is Transcend the Best External Hard Drive Brand?
How Many Industry Awards Have Transcend External Hard Drives Received?
What is the Best Mid-Range Transcend External Hard Drive?
What is the Best Budget Choice Transcend External Hard Drive?

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