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If fast transfer speeds aren't of concern and large storage space is needed for saving all those precious bits and bobs, a traditional Hard Disk Drive or affordable portable drive are decent options. To save time when bargain hunting online, HotUKDeals groups all deals for HDDs together on a special “hard drive” page.With the benchmark on HDDs usually measured against their available storage capacity, this advice-jammed buyer's guide to hard drives delves into other features that make hard dri Read more
Seagate FireCuda 2TB SATA III 2.5" Hybrid Drive - ST2000LX001 at Ebay/CCL for £70.01
Found 14 h, 57 m agoFound 14 h, 57 m ago
Excellent price for decent storage upgrade for PS4/X BOX. Use voucher code: PLAY15 to get 15% discount! Offer ends 8pm today! Amazon price: £86.60 Lowest price camelcamel: £76.79 … Read more

Amazing in a PS4


They’re using PS4 PRO for testing in the article ;)


Been curious about one of these for a few weeks for my PS4 Pro - Has anyone here gotten one for that purpose? (Currently reading the included article :)) Heat+ (highfive)


Thank you !

240GB Kingston A400 SSD 2.5 Inch SATA III Solid State Hard Drive - 500MB/s - £23.79 w/code @ eBay mymemory-uk
Found 17 h, 52 m agoFound 17 h, 52 m ago
Kingston’s A400 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard driv… Read more

i was happy with mine..... til it died.


Code expired


Sorry to hear that SSD failed. Most of the reviews on Amazon are positive (y) I have taken the reviews screensot from Amazon below and it says 4.7 out of 5.0 which is very good... :D


out of all the ssd's i have used, this one is the only model that has ever failed on me. luckily it wasn't being used much and had only a small ammount of data on it that couldn't be replaced. good price,just can't trust the same model if one has already shown weakness. a lot of negative reviews on amazon about early death, so i'm not alone.

New: WD My Passport Portable Hard Drive - 4 TB, Black - Currys for £72.24 w/c Delivered @ Ebay Currys
Found 18 h, 16 m agoFound 18 h, 16 m ago
Specification Capacity: 4 TB Connectors: USB 3.0 Colour: Black Type: Portable hard drives Automatic backup: No Portable USB 3.0 Automatic backup software included Hardwar… Read more

Greedy bar stewards.


They bumped up their price with a new listing of the same product


That went well then





Integral 240GB P Series 5 SATA III SSD Hard Drive For Laptop Computers 560MB/s for £23.79 Delivered @ Ebay Mymemory
Found 18 h, 58 m agoFound 18 h, 58 m ago
Key Features- Enhanced performance: faster boot than HDD, faster access to applications, enhanced productivity and increased efficiency - Read up to 560MB/s, - Write up to 54… Read more

cheers. got one....another one...


Literally just searched for this having seen the thread with the code in :D

£54.14 price only with code - My Passport 2 TB Portable Hard Drive for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 - Blue @ Amazon
Found 19th MarFound 19th Mar
The My Passport portable hard drive is trusted to store the massive amounts of photos, videos and music you love. Available in an array of vibrant, fun colours, the sleek style fit… Read more

I'll take a red, white, and blue passport thanx ... ;-)


Blue passport!


yes you can store anything you could on any other hard drive just the same. Just aslong as you knew how to transfer them from your phone.


Just read post properly I can thanx


Can I store pictures of my phone on here I have loads plus others iv stored on p

Seagate 1TB USB 3.0 portable External Hard Drive - £35.75 @ Amazon with code BIGTHANKS
Found 19th MarFound 19th Mar
Lowest price ever with this voucher code. Can also get the 2TB for £52.99 or 4TB for £77.99. Works fine as extra storage for Xbox and PS4. Powered by USB so no mains power required

Cold How ever you dress it up its been posted https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/5-off-25-amazon-with-code-bigthanks-today-only-1903-amazon-3199633


Why so cold?


Brilliant was just about to ask would it work with Xbox (y) my son will be chuffed

WD 3TB Blue external Hard Drive (Re certified) £54.99 at Western Digital
Found 19th MarFound 19th Mar
Found a 3TB recertified hard drive on the WD store with an extra £5 off making this £54.99 with free delivery. I have 3 recertified drives and none of them have failed me for the l… Read more

No problems, I hope you got one.


Looks like they are both out of stock now :(


red oos when checking out knew i should have bought when i first saw it a couple hours ago edit: just let me check out now for the red...i assume people have not gone through with their order so try refreshing


Thanks for posting


Red 3TB is also available now

WD 6 TB My Book Desktop External Hard Drive with auto back-up software & 3 year warranty £100.25 delivered @ Amazon/Ebuyer
Found 17th MarFound 17th Mar
Ebuyer link: ebuyer.com/758911-western-digital-my-book-6tb-desktop-hard-drive-wdbbgb0060hbk-eesn Equipped with WD backup software for Windows and Apple Time Machine compatibili… Read more
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Delivery date is 2 months ffs went for the one above


View all reviews - format - single bay 6tb. Raise an eyebrow or two at the free item reviews! But review s for this ain't that bad. I have two, one in desktop and both spin down with a particular screechy sound.


https://smile.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M0SH124/ref=smi_www_rco2_go_smi_8682124849?_encoding=UTF8&ie=UTF8&tag=22 - Very mixed reviews.....


Same here. £84.99 refurb.


is cool, i just use it for storage rather than active use eg xbox. i am happy with the read rates. i didnt get these ones, as i get the portable ones as it is small and more robust than these desktop ones

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WD My Book Duo 16 TB Desktop Hard Drive at Amazon for £349.99
Found 17th MarFound 17th Mar
The My Book Duo drive has up to 20 TB capacity with a single cable; free up valuable space on all your computers; store and back up your photo, video and music collections and impo… Read more

OK, have to ask, why are these three WD Duos so cold? :/


Briefly at £299 a while ago too. But even at this price it is a fantastic deal for two 8TB WD Red drives (I believe) with USB C connectivity. Last time I checked this out people were saying it's easily shuckable too, for those wishing to use in their NAS of choice...


This has been £329.99 very recently here. Not a bad deal if you missed the last one.

WD 20 TB My Book Duo Desktop Hard Drive - Black at Amazon for £409.99
Found 17th MarFound 17th Mar
Massive capacity storage with auto and system backup RAID-0 ready out of the box RAID optimised WD Red drives USB 3.1 Gen 1-ready, USB 3.0 compatibility 2x USB 3.0 hub ports Read more

The previous deal was for a 20Tb NAS, this ain't no NAS.


Paid about 390 for this in January. You get WD reds and if you want 10tb drives these are you're cheapest option.


cheaper by a few pence from the previous dea https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/wd-my-cloud-ex2-ultra-20-tb-black2x-wd-red-10tb-41089-amazon-3184498


Why is this cold?! Sometimes I really don’t get this site.


I got 2x10 tb reds also. Just a warning the drives are quite noisy. And I bought a external 4 bay enclosure also.

Seagate BarraCuda 6TB SATA III 3.5" Hard Drive, £126.56 at CCLOnline
Found 16th MarFound 16th Mar
Key Features: 6TB Capacity 5400RPM Spin Speed 256MB Cache Multi-Tier Caching Technology Advanced Power Saving 2 Year Warranty

Obviously for extra safety you’d choose the pro but in reality there will be no difference


£114 at https://shop.ultratec.co.uk/product-information/SEAGATE-ST6000DM003?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-5Lf4_SH4QIVxrHtCh2gwA5gEAQYBCABEgINnvD_BwE Never heard about these guys though — at least you can pay via Paypal.


Or in a video surveillance unit. I have a 4TB skyhawk in my NVR and a 6TB is around £160 at the moment. This HDD is a great price!


Mmm...good offer...wonder how good it will be for Nas setup?

Seagate BarraCuda 4TB SATA III 3.5" Hard Drive, £84.96 at Ebuyer/CCL
Found 16th MarFound 16th Mar
And CCL . Key Features: 4TB Capacity 5400RPM Spin Speed 256MB Cache Multi-Tier Caching Technology Advanced Power Saving 2 Year Warranty

Demand a refund and buy it here - every penny counts (y)


You will want a 2.5"


Not unless you use a sledge...


Can this go in laptop?


Well no problems to speak of, but 2 weeks is too early too really give judgement on a hard drive.

SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GB Internal SSD, Up to 530 MB/s  £29.94  Amazon
Found 16th MarFound 16th Mar
Reliable brand, decent performance at a reasonable price. Ideal boot disk and few heavy apps to install
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Yeah same. Tried all of them but reserved the likes of Evo & MX for my main rig and the others for lower end machines.


Well my preferred choice is a Samsung EVO 860 or a Crucial MX500.... but I've also purchased lower spec (dram less) Crucial BX500, Integral V series and a few Sandisks and so far all been good.


Which DRAM equipped drive would you recommend?


Yes worth reading up about, it's not a show stopper by any means but worth knowing.....as I said, I'm no expert but know it's worth a mention as some may prefer to spend more to get DRAM. A 250GB SSD for under £30 is superb value and even these dram cache-less models will still be a worthy upgrade from a mechanical drive.


Yeah actually reading about it the use of the word cache is a little misleading as it doesn't cache in the classic sense of storing raw data but rather the block map of the drive.

Medion Erazer P6689, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive, Nvidia GTX 1050 Graphics Card, 15.6" Gaming Notebook @ Costco
Found 15th MarFound 15th Mar
Features - Intel Core i5 processor - Nvidia GTX 1050 Graphics Card - 8GB RAM - 1TB Hard Disk Drive

I got this laptop shortly after it came out, mostly because of the 4gb graphics card. Native gaming was ok, a bit slower than the other 1050 I had and it can't do vr as the graphics output has to go through the onboard. Overpriced for what it is worth imo. Worth it for around the £425-450 but no more really.


Its cheaper here https://www.laptopsdirect.co.uk/medion-erazer-p6689-15.6-inch-intel-core-i5-8250u-8gb-1tb-gtx-1050-4gb-wind-30023993/version.asp Little bit extra and have SSD https://www.laptopsdirect.co.uk/medion-erazer-p6681-core-i5-7200u-8gb-1tb-geforce-gtx-1050-4gb-15.6-inch-wi-30023991/version.asp

Further Reduced: 10TB WD WDBWLG0100HBK-EESN Elements Desktop USB 3.0 Hard Drive delivered - £179.09 @ Amazon
Refreshed 19th MarRefreshed 19th Mar
Good Reviews (y) Fast data transfers High-capacity add-on storage Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs WD quality inside and out

Expired. Thank you @ElBuc (y)


Up to £195.98 now


I kind of remember seeing a "no manufacturer warranty" on Amazon Global for those drives. see https://www.amazon.co.uk/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD


This is an excellent price athough has been a little cheaper through Amazon US - UK distribution place. I forget the exact name but I did wonder whether they warrenty would apply to foreign sales. Think the price was £156, it was on here a month ago.


i got one the other day. it's a 10tb 256mb cache white helium drive that you might have to perform a slight mod with tape or kapton tape which is what I used because this drive can be incompatible with some power supplies so i just did it to be safe since its super simple. wd100emaz-00wjtao is the model number i got. A white is pretty much the same as a red but the 3.3v pin. here is the guide if you were interesting in getting one https://old.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/comments/7g2v9o/33v_pin_reset_directions_d/ I'll add it was really simple to take the drive apart also I didnt really even have to look at a guide just used a screwdriver to force it open a bit then used cards to do the rest on either side then the enclosure just slides away and you only need to unscrew 2 screws which use a standard philips head

3.5 Inch SATA and IDE USB External Hard Drive Enclosure £15.95 @ MadOffers (eBay)
Found 11th MarFound 11th Mar
Case Material: Aluminium USB 2.0 transfer rate: approx. 480Mbps, SATA 3G/s transfer rate Internal Interface: SATA & IDE Support for 3.5" hard disk up to 3TB Accessories… Read more
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I guess this device is OK if all you have is an IDE drive and/or USB 2 ports but if you have a SATA drive, I really wouldn't recommend it. Something like this is better and cheaper, and almost any semi-modern PC should support it: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-5-SATA-Aluminium-External-USB-3-0-Hard-Drive-Enclosure-Caddy-Case-Computer-HDD/401721850388 From my cursory search, 3.5" IDE to USB 3 enclosures do exist but they're expensive (https://www.amazon.co.uk/3-5-HDD-SATA-Drive-Enclosure-Velocity/dp/B00HYZA1EE/). I expect that's because they're a fairly niche product as you wouldn't typically be connecting such an old drive unless you really needed the data that was on it.


Its a docking station not an enclosure and it does not do support IDE drives as mine is... I could have missed it though... looks nice kit but I also have a WD external hardrive thats 10 years old and the power supply blew,mine will drive both comes with all cables all provided. each to their own kit that serves them better (y)


This is £16.99 at Amazon but there is a £2 off voucher at checkout so should be £14.99. I've got one of these, branded as Tecknet, but looks exactly the same. USB 3.0 and nice and fast at transferring data. Some people though like to get a two dock bay to make cloning drives easy or for using multiple drives together. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Alxum-External-Docking-Station-Support/dp/B01K7IQR1K/ref=mp_s_a_1_15?ie=UTF8&qid=1552333307&sr=8-15π=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&keywords=usb+3.0+dock+hdd


What should I have got any links ?


You realise those reviews are probably from 15 years ago when USB 2.0 was around? This is so dated..

Toshiba Canvio 2.5", 3TB , USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for £66.98 Delivered @ Aria PC
Refreshed 13th MarRefreshed 13th Mar
£1 drop. Amazon Price £86.99 Ebuyer Price £101.52 Product Code: HDTB330EK3CA Small portable 2.5" drive - Fast USB 3.0 - USB Powered - Matt Finish. Description: Warrant… Read more

Thank you (y)


Now £74.40.


Toshiba are my preferred hard drives - very reliable! Not a bad deal! (highfive)


Went for the 2tb WD elements hard drive for £48.98, from Amazon, instead for my Xbox One S. Really good reviews so hope it delivers.


Ah well .... thanks for confirming

*Live again* WD My Passport 4 TB Portable Hard Drive for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 - Black £76.49
Found 10th MarFound 10th Mar
Hi I just noticed that on the currys deal you have to collect it. For those who would rather get it delivered and have prime this seems a good option. It’s my first topic I didn’t… Read more
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yeah i missed it again this morning :(


Hahaha it it now back to full price of £85 again lol. Thanks for the heads up though as I bought it late last night....just waiting on delivery


Awesome first post, heat added right away (highfive)


yeah, currys ends tomorrow, so amazon were too quick to end it lol


Really??? Sweet!! I have £19 amazon credit too!!

WD My Book Duo 16 TB Desktop Hard Drive £329.99 Delivered @ Amazon
Found 9th MarFound 9th Mar
The My Book Duo drive is desktop RAID storage with massive capacity ideal for storing photos, videos, documents and music. RAID-0 mode provides super-fast performance with up to 36… Read more
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Are the hd inside good enough to take out and use in a nas? Like https://www.amazon.co.uk/WD-Red-SATA-Hard-Drive/dp/B07D3MWMNZ/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1552234576&sr=8-8&keywords=WD+RED&th=1 sorry not that tech savvy


Use it for backup, not storage. Perfectly fine to use RAID0 for backup, provided you aren't leaving massive amounts of time between them.




Yes. I am desperately serious. I'll assume it's the fan and its firmware more than the drives. For the occasional back up and tapping for files I don't see why you'd need something with nas drives or an active cooling solution.


Seriously? Red drives are designed to spin slower (5400rpm vs 7200rpm) so they should run quieter than other drives in their range. They are also designed to withstand the heat generated from being constantly powered on and the vibration... If you really want to know the information is freely available on their web site...

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