10 Best Laptop Hard Drives
for June 2021

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Seagate BarraCuda 1TB Internal Hard Drive HDD – 2.5 Inch SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 128MB Cache for PC Laptop – Frustration Free Packaging (ST1000LM048)

Seagate BarraCuda 1TB Internal Hard Drive HDD – 2.5 Inch SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 128MB Cache for PC Laptop – Frustration Free Packaging (ST1000LM048)

by Seagate Bare Drives
What We like

Features specialized caching technology for optimized data flow and faster loading

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Product Features

  • The BarraCuda mobile internal hard drive is the go-to upgrade for on-the-go computing thanks to big capacity in a small form factor
  • Confidently rely on portable hard drive technology backed by 20 years of innovation
  • Tackle projects, maneuver applications, and multitask like a pro with a wide range of available capacities

Confidently rely on portable hard drive technology backed by 20 years of innovation The barracuda mobile internal hard drive is the go-to upgrade for on-the-go computing thanks to big capacity in a small form factor Tackle projects, maneuver applications, and multitask like a pro with a wide range of available capacities

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Seagate One Touch 2TB External Hard Drive HDD – Black USB 3.0 for PC Laptop and Mac, 1 Year MylioCreate, 4 Months Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan (STKB2000412)

Seagate One Touch 2TB External Hard Drive HDD – Black USB 3.0 for PC Laptop and Mac

1 Year MylioCreate, 4 Months Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan (STKB2000412)

by SEAGATE
What We like

The perfect compliment to personal aesthetic, this portable external hard drive features a minimalist brushed metal enclosure

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Product Features

  • Great as a laptop hard drive or PC hard drive, simply plug in via USB 3.0 to back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups
  • Store and access photos and files with Seagate One Touch, an on-the-go USB drive for Windows and Mac (Reformatting may be required for use with Time Machine)
  • Edit, manage, and share photos with a one-year complimentary subscription to Mylio Create and a four-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan. (Must redeem within one year of drive registration. Not available in all countries.)

Great as a laptop hard drive or pc hard drive, simply plug in via usb 3.0 to back up with a single click or schedule automatic daily, weekly, or monthly backups Edit, manage, and share photos with a one-year complimentary subscription to mylio create and a four-month membership to adobe creative cloud photography plan. (must redeem within one year of drive registration. not available in all countries.) Store and access photos and files with SEAGATE one touch, an on-the-go usb drive for windows and mac (reformatting may be required for use with time machine)

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500GB Toshiba 2.5-inch SATA laptop hard drive (5400rpm, 8MB cache) MQ01ABD050

500GB Toshiba 2.5-inch SATA laptop hard drive (5400rpm

8MB cache) MQ01ABD050

by Toshiba
What We like

AF Advanced Format feature

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Product Features

  • 500GB SATA laptop 2.5-inch hard drive
  • Thickness 9.5mm
  • SATA 3Gbps interface
  • 5400rpm and 8MB cache

Sata 3gbps interface 500gb sata laptop 2.5-inch hard drive Thickness 9.5mm 5400rpm and 8mb cache

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500GB Toshiba 2.5-inch SATA laptop hard drive (5400rpm, 8MB cache) MQ01ABD050V

500GB Toshiba 2.5-inch SATA laptop hard drive (5400rpm

8MB cache) MQ01ABD050V

by Toshiba
What We like

Works for any brand SATA Interface Laptop, Macbook, Notebook, USB Enclosure and etc

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Product Features

  • 8MB Buffer, SATA 3.0Gb/s Interface, 2.5inch Laptop Hard Drive
  • 9.5mm High, Rotation Speed of 5400RPM
  • 500GB Capacity

500gb capacity 9.5mm high, rotation speed of 5400rpm 8mb buffer, sata 3.0gb/s interface, 2.5inch laptop hard drive

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Western Digital WD3200BVVT 320GB 8MB Cache 5400RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5

Western Digital WD3200BVVT 320GB 8MB Cache 5400RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5" Notebook Hard Drive (For PS3, PS4 & Laptop)

w/ 1 Year Warranty

by WD3200BVVT-OEM
What We like

Interface: 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Laptop Hard Drive

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Product Features

  • Rotation Speed: 5400RPM
  • 320GB Capacity
  • 8MB Buffer Size

8mb buffer size 320gb capacity Rotation speed: 5400rpm

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500GB Toshiba 2.5-inch SATA laptop hard drive (5400rpm, 8MB cache) MQ01ABD050V (Renewed)

500GB Toshiba 2.5-inch SATA laptop hard drive (5400rpm

8MB cache) MQ01ABD050V (Renewed)

by Toshiba
What We like

AF Advanced Format feature

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Product Features

  • 5400rpm and 8MB cache
  • SATA 3Gbps interface
  • Thickness 9.5mm
  • 500GB SATA laptop 2.5-inch hard drive

Sata 3gbps interface 500gb sata laptop 2.5-inch hard drive 5400rpm and 8mb cache Thickness 9.5mm

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Seagate Laptop Thin 500 GB 7200RPM SATA 6 GB/s 32 MB Cache 2.5 Inch Hard Disk Drive (ST500LM021)

Seagate Laptop Thin 500 GB 7200RPM SATA 6 GB/s 32 MB Cache 2.5 Inch Hard Disk Drive (ST500LM021)

by SEAGATE
What We like

Compatible with SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s designs

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Product Features

  • Up to 500GB capacity
  • Unformated
  • Compatible with SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s designs
  • 7200 RPM options available
  • Up to 500GB capacity;7200 RPM options available

7200 rpm options available Used-like new slim and lightweight style with laptop encryption as option Up to 500gb capacity;7200 rpm options available Up to 500gb capacity Compatible with sata 6gb/s and 3gb/s designs Slim and lightweight style with laptop encryption as option Unformated

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MaxDigitalData 500GB 8MB Cache 5400RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s (7mm) 2.5

MaxDigitalData 500GB 8MB Cache 5400RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s (7mm) 2.5" Notebook Hard Drive (MD500GLSA854S)

2 Year Warranty

by MaxDigitalData
What We like

Works for Any 2.5in SATA System / Devices

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Product Features

  • 500GB Capacity, 5400RPM, 8MB Cache, 2.5inch SATA 6.0Gb/s, 7mm slim - MD500GLSA854S
  • Build your own 500GB Portable USB HDD (USB Enclosure required)
  • Laptop HDD Upgrade or Replacement, PS3 HDD Replacement

Laptop hdd upgrade or replacement, ps3 hdd replacement 500gb capacity, 5400rpm, 8mb cache, 2.5inch sata 6.0gb/s, 7mm slim - md500glsa854s Build your own 500gb portable usb hdd (usb enclosure required)

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Seagate ST1000VT001 1TB (7mm) 5400RPM 128MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5

Seagate ST1000VT001 1TB (7mm) 5400RPM 128MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive

by SEAGATE
What We like

Bare Drive only, No Accessories & Software / OS Included. (NOTE: Don't forgot to FORMAT the HDD under Disk Management / Disk Utility in order to be detected by OS.)

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Product Features

  • Best cost per TB and cost per millimeter for thin mobile/laptop customers Light in weight to support portable computers, Enables drop-in 1TB capacity transition without the weight of traditional laptop drives
  • Seagate's highest capacity thin, 7mm, laptop drives at 1TB Capacity
  • Stores up to 200,000 photos, 250,000 songs or 124 hours of high-definition video

SEAGATE's highest capacity thin, 7mm, laptop drives at 1tb capacity Stores up to 200,000 photos, 250,000 songs or 124 hours of high-definition video Best cost per tb and cost per millimeter for thin mobile/laptop customers light in weight to support portable computers, enables drop-in 1tb capacity transition without the weight of traditional laptop drives

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Toshiba MQ02ABD100H 1TB 5400RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid State Hybrid (SSHD) 2.5

Toshiba MQ02ABD100H 1TB 5400RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid State Hybrid (SSHD) 2.5" 9.5mm Notebook Hard Drive

w/ 3 Year Warranty

by Toshiba
What We like

1TB, 9.5mm design for maximum capacity laptops

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Product Features

  • 64MB Buffer and Toshiba 8GB NAND Flash, MTTF of 600,000 Hours
  • Works for any SATA Laptop, Macbook, PS3 & PS4 Game Console
  • Delivers SSD-Like Performance and HDD-Like Capacity

64mb buffer and Toshiba 8gb nand flash, mttf of 600,000 hours Delivers ssd-like performance and hdd-like capacity Works for any sata laptop, macbook, ps3 & ps4 game console

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