Best Storage Devices for 2019

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    CNET's Rating

  • 8 Setup
  • 8 Features
  • 9 Performance
  • 7 Support
  • Glyph Atom SSD

    You can use Glyph's Atom SSD with any type of computer -- and it's the perfect companion for a new MacBook Pro.

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  • 9 Setup
  • 9 Features
  • 9 Performance
  • 7 Support
  • Samsung Portable SSD T3
    A future-proof portable drive

    With support for USB-C and the new 2TB capacity, the Portable SSD T3 is the ultimate portable storage device -- if you can afford it.

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    CNET's Rating

  • 8 Setup
  • 9 Features
  • 9 Performance
  • 9 Support
  • Samsung SSD 850 Evo

    Samsung today announced the 2TB capacity of its popular solid-state drive (SSD), the 850 Evo, making it one of the top SSDs on the market with the best combination of performance, features, capacity and price. Here's CNET's full review.

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    CNET's Rating

  • 8 Setup
  • 8 Features
  • 9 Performance
  • Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable External Hard Drive

    This small and speedy portable drive will come in handy for anyone who needs to carry a lot of data while traveling.

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  • 8 Setup
  • 8 Features
  • 9 Performance
  • 7 Support
  • SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD

    The new SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD is an extremely fast portable drive. Here's CNET's full review.

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  • WD My Book (Fall 2016)
    A good (if ho-hum) external hard drive
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  • Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD
    SSD with jaw-dropping speed comes at a high price
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  • Crucial MX300 SSD
    Affordable, efficient and fast
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  • Glyph Blackbox Plus
    The best USB-C portable drive
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    The premier USB 3.0 external drive
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    EzeeCube media center is expandable, flexible and expensive
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  • Samsung SSD 750 Evo
    Very fast SSD performance at a slight premium
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  • G-Technology G-Drive mobile USB-C
    G-Drive negotiates middle ground between storage capability and affordability
    G-Technology G-Drive mobile USB-C
  • Plextor M7V SSD
    This SSD will put your current traditional hard drive to shame
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  • G-Tech G-Drive ev ATC w/Thunderbolt
    A fast, durable and flexible portable drive
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  • Plextor M6V SSD
    Fast performance at a low cost
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  • OCZ Trion 100 series solid-state drive
    A great SSD for the budget-minded
    OCZ Trion 100 series solid-state drive
  • Transcend SSD370S
    An excellent upgrade to any hard drive
    Transcend SSD370S
  • WD My Passport Ultra (Spring 2015)
    A compact, capacious and stylish portable drive
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