Reader Request ~ Deals on External Hard Drives

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Today's request is for external hard drives. They aren't cheap, and you shouldn't get poor quality ones because they cost less. They're still less money than buying a new computer!

Anyway, here's what we came up with:

I'll start with what I think is the best deal: Seagate Backup Plus 500GB USB 3.0 Black Portable Hard Drive $69.99 after $10 off w/ promo code EMCNBJF72. Free shipping too! 5 stars out of 5 after 41 reviews! Get it in black, silver, red or blue!

Then we've got the Buffalo MiniStation Stealth 1TB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black $79.99 with free shipping from

And finally, we have a Toshiba 500GB Automatic Backup Portable Hard Drive $60 with free ship to store option


  1. do you think I should get the extended warranty?

    • It’s probably not worth it. They usually charge like 20-30% of the purchase price and as long as you don’t throw it around like a football, it should last. I’ve got two that I have had for 3-4 years with no issues.

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