External hard drives have become an essential thing for every laptop and desktop owner today, as it facilitates efficient storage and backup of media and files. While choosing an external hard drive, one needs to consider factors such as quality, capacity, reliability and price, in order to pick up the best brand.
Here are the top 10 best brands of external hard drive in the world:
10. Seagate’s 5TB Backup Plus External Hard Drive
One of the best brands of hard drives in the market today is Seagate’s 5 TB Backup Plus External Hard Drive, which has a capacity much greater than the others on the list, but is also pretty expensive and is low on its portability feature, which accounts for it being less popular than the others.
9. Seagate’s 2TB Backup Plus External Hard Drive
Seagate makes it again to this list, with a model called Seagate’s 2 TB Backup Plus External Hard Drive, which makes an ideal choice because of its sleek design and sufficient storage space, in addition to a good transfer rate and USB 3.0 compatibility. Additionally, it is reasonable in price.
8. G Technology’s G-drive External Drive
Another popular brand of hard drive is G-Technology, which showcases the best selling model called G-drive External Drive, a drive with a capacity of 1 TB. The distinctive features of this product are its consistent transfer speed, compact size and ability to power with the help of a USB port.
7. Western Digital’s (WD) My Passport 2TB Ultra Hard Drive
Next on the list is Western Digital’s (WD) My Passport 2TB Ultra Hard Drive, which is ideal for laptops as well as PCs with outstanding features such as backup solutions and cloud storage. It is slim in form, comes in eye catching colors and is priced affordably.
6. Western Digital’s (WD) My Passport Studio Hard Drive Storage
Another sleek and elegant model from WD, this one supports FireWire, which makes it faster than the versions supporting USB 2.0. However, it is more expensive and is bought by only those users who are looking for FireWire compatibility.