Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drives: Toshiba 1TB $50 (Orig. $75), Seagate 5TB Desktop $120, more

Toshiba Canvio Basics 1TB Portable Hard Drive in black (HDTB310XK3AA)-sale-01

Newegg has the Toshiba Canvio Basics 1TB Portable Hard Drive in black (HDTB310XK3AA) for $54.99, but using code EMCARNK43 drops your total down to $49.99 shipped. That’s within about $25 of the original listing, $5 below Amazon, matching our previous mention and within $5 of the best price we have seen. Most reputable 1TB portable drives tend to sell for around $60, so we consider anything at $50 or less to be a solid purchase.

It features transfers rates up to 5 Gb/s, USB 3.0, and can be a great Time Machine device or for simply moving larger files around. It has a 4.5/5 star rating from nearly 90 Amazon customers.

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However, if you’re willing to pickup 3 drives at once, you can bring the price per GB down even lower. Newegg is also offering a 3 pack of black Seagate 1.5TB USB 3.0 2.5″ Portable External Hard Drives (STBX1500401) for $149.99 shipped. At $50 for each drive, that’s $60 better than Amazon, $30 below our previous mention on this bundle and the best price we can find for a 1.5TB Seagate portable. This one is also bus powered and features drag and drop storage right out of the box. Seagate’s portable drives have received 4+ star ratings from thousands on Amazon.

Need even more space? Amazon offers the Toshiba 3TB Canvio Desk Desktop External Hard Drive (model HDWC130XK3J1) for $84.99 shipped, which is a match for the best price we’ve ever seen.

More on the Toshiba Canvio Basics 1TB:

Discover one of easiest ways to add high-capacity storage to your computer with Toshiba’s Canvio Basics portable hard drive, offering a simple plug-and-play solution right out of the box.

Portable, plug-and-play storage.

Get all the storage capacity you need for your important digital content—and keep it all in one place, everywhere you go. This device accommodates large digital files with spacious storage capacity of up to 2 TB.(1)

Powered directly from the USB port on your PC, it offers easy add-on storage with no software installation necessary and the simplicity of plug-and-play operation.

An easy traveler

The perfect companion for your laptop, this portable hard drive offers up to 2 terabytes(1) of storage—all in a compact, smudge-resistant design. So you can take all your files with you, without carrying a heavy load.

On-the-go protection.

An Internal Shock Sensor and Ramp-Loading Technology help protect your drive from damage due to accidental drops.(2)

Toshiba’s reputation for long-term durability and reliability, plus a one-year standard limited warranty, provide even more peace of mind

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