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Maxtor 4TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive for PC, XBOX ONE + PS4. 3 year warranty, free delivery £85.61 @ Amazon
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Maxtor M3 4 TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive - Black The Maxtor M3 Portable External Hard Drive delivers handy portable storage. It is easy to take wherever you go, and has … Read more
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amour3k

Showing as £ 90.11 ... So, you're saying, IF I use my visa card on this, at check-in an automatical £5 will be knocked off of the £ 90.11 price tag then?. (Making it the £ 85.11 you quoted above?). Or ... thanx.

amour3k

I have one or two of the old Samsung one's too (1tb, and 2tb), and they're decent portable hard drives. :-)

amour3k

Yep, but formally Samsung ... :-)

pet2000

Maxtor = Seagate

Lewis_RobinsonOR3

I've got a 4tb and 2 x 2tb ones. No issues with either of them for last couple years (older one is Samsung version)

4TB Maxtor M3 USB 3.0 Portable External HDD 3 Year Warranty. For PC, Xbox One, PS4, LAPTOP. free delivery or pick up. £90.11 @ CCL
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The Maxtor M3 Portable External Hard Drive delivers handy portable storage. It is easy to take wherever you go, and has ample capacity of up to 4TB. Compatible PS4/PC/XBOX one Hard… Read more
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paul.jacobs

A disc that fails after six uses is a valid reason for voting cold. I am fully aware about moving parts so back up in triplicate. They could improve packaging as its all a bit on the rigid side if dropped.

AlexHaden

Lol, have 4 in my PC now running striped, not a days problem....that being said, I do have SMART running all the time to be sure....

AlexHaden

OMG! I had forgotten about quantum, I can remember buying my a quantum fireball years and years ago!

sheaky

Hey guys if you want to stop a HDD fail best is not to move it while it is on. Because the drive inside HDD is spinning, and can break the laser head. If you think you want to jog and use a drive then get SSD which has no moving parts.

sheaky

I bet you only had two seagates in 20 yrs. (lol) (lol) (lol)

Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive £90.11 @ Amazon For PC, Xbox One, PS4
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Maxtor M3 4 TB USB 3.0 SlimlinePortable Hard Drive - Black The Maxtor M3 Portable External Hard Drivedelivers handy portable storage. It is easy to take wherever you go, and has a… Read more
Publix

Had my 4TB M3 since March 2017 for weekly Windows back up of 3 laptops and 1 desktop. Nice, neat little drive. I also have a refurbished WD 4TB portable as back up to backup. I think the £20.50 Amazon Accident & Breakdown cover is a good deal, especially if you're in an environment where coffee/beer is knocked over.

ibrar1

Actually, black would show more scratches, since the scratches tend to leave greyish marks.

DedicatedWig

Yeah I'd say so, if it was white normal wear and tear would be a fair bit more obvious

GB99

In days gone by Maxtor weren't the most reliable of drives. I've always avoided them. I'm guessing they must be a lot better these days?

ibrar1

"The durable black design stands up to the rigors of daily use". If the colour was white, would that make this less durable?

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Maxtor 2TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive, Black £57.94 @ Amazon - sold by Storagekings / FBA  with 3 year warranty. For PC, Xbox One, PS4
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Maxtor M3 2 TB USB 3.0 SlimlinePortable Hard Drive - Black The Maxtor M3 Portable External Hard Drivedelivers handy portable storage. It is easy to take wherever you go, and has a… Read more
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thewrecker7477

Price drop

kevf1

Can this be used on a ps4 and xbox both linked at the same time ??

thewrecker7477

(y)

anonannbarr

nice deal..

pill

Need a drive for my cctv dvr - anyone know if the internal is standard sata? P :)

Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive. Free delivery, collect + and 3 year warranty - £89.51 @ Ebuyer. Also @ CCL
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Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive The Maxtor M3 Portable External Hard Drive delivers handy portable storage. It is easy to take wherever you go, and has ample ca… Read more
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nastypasty

Do they come with a 3 year warranty?

timdale

Maxtor or Seagate 4TB for same price? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-Expansion-Portable-PlayStation-STEA4000400/dp/B017KE8OG0/ref=sr_1_25?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1533219197&sr=1-25&keywords=external+ssd

Youftbarsteward

Just looked on Amazon same price,well a couple of pence dearer and one on eBay new £2 cheaper... ssoooo no notstandard ish price eh ?

amour3k

Hehehehe, it's very slowly starting to now look like it, yes ... :-D But NOT alwayyyys the standard price though, is it?. :-)

thewrecker7477

I know what you mean and atm I've got a 3tb and a 2tb external. I do believe halo 5 on my drive is taking up over 100gb :o

Maxtor 4TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive £89.61 @ Amazon
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Maxtor M3 4 TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive - Black Box Contains 1 x Maxtor M3 4Tb USB 3.0 cable multilang manual Handy portable storageUSB 3.0 connectionPlug-and-pla… Read more
FMCHAOS

This above a wd my passport at around same price?

Stoofa

The only way to fit a HD larger than 2TB inside a PS4 is either to buy SSD or you modify the chassis. There are no 4TB HDD that can naturally fit inside a PS4 as they are too thick. Modifying the chassis will immediately invalidate any warranty on your PS4. As you can just plug this device into your PS4 and use it that way, really makes no sense damaging your console just to use this internally.

kvaruni

Yes, you can ude the internal SATA drive. The drive inside is a (thick) Seagate Barracuda with a very small USB to SATA adapter board. One thing to be aware of is that the M3 comes with 3 years warranty, whereas the internal drive is not recognised by Seagate to be under any warranty. You will destroy the case when removing the drive, so if you want the internal drive you very likely forfeit any warranty.

pill

Can this be disassembled to use inside a ps4? I am aware that it is most likely a thicker than the original ps4 drive, but there are some YouTube videos that show that the thicker Sat 2.5" drive can be wedged into ps4.

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Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive (save £15.98​, from £105.06), £89.08, at eBuyer
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Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive (save £15.98, from £105.06), £89.08, at eBuyer. Dropped further in price again to below £90 price mark since last Posted on here… Read more
fiqqer

".with what proof are you basing this exactly" I offer no proof just my experience of seagate drives over the years since the 1980s and whatever data is available from the likes of class actions and backblaze data.

amour3k

Thanx. :-)

amour3k

Good to hear you like, lol.

amour3k

Because some year's back, Samsung SOLD all of it's hard drive making technological 'arm' to Seagate ... Hence why Seagate hard drives have Seagate in them, but also as to why 'traditionally' Samsung hard drives, also have Seagate hard drives in them too like?. (There's your answer). It is what it is?, lol. :-)

amour3k

Your most welcome Andywedge. :-)

Maxtor M3 4TB Portable Hard Drive £89.84 @ ebuyer
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Just dropped in price to below £90 USB 3.0 Interface SuperSpeed (Max): 5.0Gb/s Powered By USB Compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista, Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later
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1nsomniac

Just received mine today. Was gutted after reading it was a Seagate drive but Thought I’d give it a shot. Started backing up a drive & It’s slow. I’m getting 20mb write speed through USB 3 So mega disappointed. Says it’s going to take a full 24 hours to backup the disk. That’s ridiculous, reminds me of downloading back in the 90’s with a dialup connection.

vassy4u

You didn’t get the joke didn’t you ??? :/ @Chanchi32 wru?

fiqqer

Its a good price if it doesn't go wrong and has a 3 year warranty - which oddly is a year longer than if you bought the equivalent Seagate drive!! Maybe I need glasses. I didnt see drop proof anywhere in the description and it certainly wasn't drop proof when it fell all of 6 inches. The only drop proofing I could see when I opened the casing where a few rubber surrounds in the corners. It has a 4tb seagate drive inside it. Seagate 4tb drives have the worst reliability of all the hard drive manufacturers.

magicalex9

I have these for the xbox and no complain from me.

bailey87

Looks a bit fat

Portable 4TB Maxtor HDD - £92.85 @ Ebuyer
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Powered By USB, I have one for a while now, no probs. Don't know if you can take it out unfortunately Speed 5.0Gb/s (advertised..) Seems reasonable price if you need one
jamgin

A linky to the Amazon hard drive

WalterSmith

A link would have helped?

Pawel_Tracz

Or 2tb

BKji

Anyone knows cheapest 1tb price?

Super_GuineaPig

Good deal but same price within pennies on Amazon

maxtor m3 4tb portable hard drive £92.93 @ Amazon. Also at ebuyer and ccl
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Another portable hard drive deal for those looking for more storage. Imho you can never have enough (y)
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nipstyler

In my experience 28years. I've probably had about 40+ hard drives. A mixture of wd, seagate, Samsung, Maxtor and others. I've only ever had problems with 1 Maxtor fail after about 10 years heavy use. 1 Samsung spin point 2tb failed. But had 4 seagate drives die. 3 in a storage server after about 2 to 3 years each and one which died after a month. I have had about 8 wd drives with no failures at all. A mixture of very old and newer technologies. I will only ever buy wd drives these days.

thewrecker7477

I find all brands to be the same whether expensive or cheap. Not all products get tested and it's just pot luck as to which one is gonna fail. I could buy a cheap tv and then an expensive one, and have the expensive one fail after a week... wouldn't put me off that brand though

thewrecker7477

Glad to be of help :{ (y)

kvaruni

I have one of these, also the 4TB. Generally a good drive (40MB/s with no caching, 100MB/s with caching) and indeed 3 years warranty (which can be confirmed on Seagate site if you type in the product code and serial). Do keep in mind that the return procedure with Seagate is more of a hassle than it is with WD. In both cases what you will get back after a return is a refurbished drive covered by the original warranty. Nice about this drive, and somewhat rare, is that the drive inside is a SATA model (unlike WD portable drives, which have a USB soldered on the print board). If you do remove the drive, the warranty is spoiled though as the internal drive does not come up as having any warranty and you will destroy the enclosure when removing the drive. What's hidden inside is a thick ST4000LM024 (so don't think you can shove it in your laptop).

kingmonkey69

Owned by Seagate so should be pretty reliable...

Seagate: Maxtor 4TB , M3 Portable , 2.5 inch External HDD , free delivery on Prime for £94.45 Sold by Comtronics and Fulfilled by Amazon.
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(Next best price @Tesco Direct when checked) Features Handy portable storage USB 3.0 connection Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs Operating System: Windows 10/8/7/Vista, Mac OS … Read more
HSG1

I don’t know tbh..

Pattersons21

Looking at Keepa price trackign they tend to bounce around the £49.99 price point from time to time.

cliffio76

you must have got the last cheap one, as the 49.99 2tb is upto £80 now.

Pattersons21

Thanks ordered the 2TB

Borntooslow

Tempting, need more space for my Plex Server Already got 3TB, not sure whether to futureproof with 4TB, or cheap out with a 2TB

Seagate Maxtor 2TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive @amazon £60.97
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Description Product Description Maxtor M3 2 TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive - Black Box Contains 1 x Maxtor M3 2Tb USB 3.0 cable multilang manual
malhal

Yeh it works inside a PS4, inside is a Samsung Spinpoint and is a great performing silent drive. This isn't a good deal though its the normal price. The Seagate casing is a bit easiler to get into than the Maxtor/Samsung branded versions. If going to go to the effort of replacing the disk in your PS4 you'd be better off with an SSD, gets you in the games much faster and gives a slight edge in multplayer.

JoeSpur

Seagate and Maxtor rolled into one! If carlsberg made recipes for disaster... (excited)

Croft360

I bought one of these in BF deal for £56 and they fit..i can't find them cheap at the moment but worth keeping an eye out if that's what your after. Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2

Tomb

Cheers, I wonder if its worth buying this one to extract the drive from the housing.......

Haircut_100

Sorry, my mistake. The the 2TB drives under £60 on Amazon were a Toshiba and WD that were both 3.5". Their cheapest 2TB 2.5" looks like the Seagate Baracuda at £74.

Maxtor M3 4 TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive - Black £99.95 Amazon
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Hopefully somebody will find this a good deal,Just got one for a gift,hopefully somebody will find the deal useful,let me know if there's a better deal for my hard earned,buying fo… Read more
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zachary1000

Please accept my apologies,in my tired state,i seen it had gotten heat at £99,just looked now and that was from more than a year ago,oh well,is there something better for the price,any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Katanaqui

Good price, potentially low data transfer rate though

kimlegend

No that's been the price for sometime now. Been watching this from before Black Friday.

Andrei_Luchian

Banjo_McBanj

Isn't it usually this price? Whenever I check the 4TB WD or Seagate drive prices this usually comes up at £99.95.

Maxtor M3 2 TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive - Black @ Amazon - £61.97
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USB 3.0 5Gb/s External Hard Drive mobile Seagate quality product
GB99

I didn't know about WD and Hitachi. I won't immediately pass by Hitachi next time. (y)

Highway72

Seagate bought Maxtor many years ago, also Western Digital own Hitatchi branded HDDs so basically no difference in quality, just stickers. and that folks is how you silence 'brand' whores :p there really isnt that many to pick from... just 2.

GB99

Like you I try to stick with WD. Seagate seem to have had failure issues for years. I don't know if it's poor quality control or what. I can only speak from experience but the brand doesn't fill me with confidence.

Beetplek

No, i wish Seagate would stop failing, and if it takes them to charge more for their products trhen so be it. I thought it was just trolls saying they always fail. But having had 3 die i wont buy anymore, even if they are cheap. I use WD and Intenso at the moment and have never had a problem with any of them ones.

Anil90

Okay price normally was £64.95

Maxtor 1tb portable external Hard drive £39.98 at Amazon
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I've been looking for an external hard drive and found this one and £39.98 seems like a good price. I know that higher capacity ones (2tb plus) are better value per tb, but obvious… Read more
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amour3k

I paid around £60 for one of these a few Year's back, AND from Amazon as well!, hehehe. Good Portable Hard Drive's these. :-)

megamoo

It's worth noting this drive comes with a three year manufacturers warranty. Most other manufacturers seem to offer 1 or 2 years max. I bought this to expand storage on my Xbox One (for £45) and it has been great so far.

dribspak

If it's 3.0 it will. I have the same one for Xbox one

andymonaghan2006

Wonder if it works on a ps4

chrisgrantham

Like you say the 2tb version is only £23 more. That’s also very good

Maxtor M3 4 TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive - Black £99.95 Amazon
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Lowest regular price on Amazon (excluding flash sales) I know we have purchased at prices lower than this in the past (Very deal - that offered additional discount for new members… Read more
emiliaserv

Thanks for the various comments, I think I'll wait and see if the WD does appear at below a hundred.

malhal

The drive inside is a Samsung which make excellent 2.5" drives (Seagate acquired Samsung's mobile hard drive manufacturing and this is the old model before they started botching the drives) however this 4TB version is very slow and if you don't need the space you may prefer the 2TB which is a great performer and is more flexible in that it is standard height so can be put inside a PS4 or laptop.

JetStream

Passionate arguments over which brand is better can be seen on these forums :D Most mainstream brands are pretty much very close to each other for average retail use.

JetStream

That one is aimed at Windows and Macbook users. It comes with some sort of encryption mechanism built in. I am not sure if it would play nice if someone wanted to use them as LUKS encrypted ext4 drives. I am using the Maxtor M3 as a backup drive on Linux

unidentified

lol, barely! XD

Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive down to £99.96 @ Ebuyer
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Neat little portable 4TB back up. USB2 or USB3 powered. Very happy with my M3 that cost me £105 a couple of months ago. Bought a re-certified 4TB WD My Passport Ultra as back up to… Read more
CHUNGHO1

Now £99.96

Publix

As well as my old USB2 only Acer 521, this Maxtor M3 also works on my USB2 only Lenovo ThinkPad; the speed is governed by USB2 max speed which is much slower than the USB3 on my Lenovo 521S

GwanGy

ISC .. I was assuming that this is a multiplatter drive powered entirely from the usb port and would therefore require more than the max provided by usb2.0 500ma. You may have a more modern usb2 port that allows much higher current draw eg for charging, so some(modern) usb2 ports may work, but they will be quite slow

malhal

Yes the ST4000LM016 (AKA Spinpoint M10P) 5 x 800GB platters. Very slow performer, go 3.5" if you can and you'll get one or two extra TB at similar price.

Publix

Just ran a backup on my old Acer 521 to the M3 Maxtor using USB2 connection. Much slower than if it had been USB3 but it completed successfully.

Maxtor M3 4 TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive - Black £100.43 @ Amazon
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Not the cheapest it's been for 4tb but it is for now. This is the lowest ever price from Amazon.
aymanhd

Works perfectly with the PlayStation. Very happy. Thanks op.

cactusbrandy

Out of interest, do any of these 4TB disks offer the potential to be ripped open and used normally elsewhere? Considering 2.5" storage disks for a small build in future and these are a cheap way of getting the storage.

Publix

Just weighed my 4Tb M3: 231g. 253g inc cable. Terrific piece of kit.

CHUNGHO1

Hard drive case from AmazonBasics. I would like to hear some recommendations from people for a 4TB portable hard drive.

dmm1000

It's already in a case

Maxtor m3 1tb £46.99 @ Argos
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Work great with ps4 as well
Switchy87

The supermarket offers are never available in my area think staff buys it them

sion22

1Tb for £35 at my sainsburys, been there for weeks and no one is picking it up. this seems to be a national deal, so worth a long around your local Sainsbury if you want one

Switchy87

it seems that external HD prices are going up not down since the games console started supporting them

Dragon32

Seems fairly good to me especially being a actual shop if you needed one fast. Also its not much, but you could get cashback on it from Quidco or Topcashback?

Maxtor M3 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (via Groupon) for £97.19
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Go an email from Quidco with a Free Gift. Opened it, got Groupon Before signing up, message says extra 15% off with NEW15. £1.99 delivery. Also 12% cashback with Quidco
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1mark

If anyones looking at this currently for the 1TB its 49.25 from 7dayshop so this isn't much of an offer.

1mark

If anyone is still looking at this, Thanks for pointing this out!

fishmaster

Toshiba 2.5" were the highest failing HDDs I'd ever seen a couple years ago, absolutely sh*te.

timb999

Well, easy mistake, I did the exact same thing :) it's a bit misleading...

SmilezMC

everything I've ever brought off Groupon is terrible quality and really cheaply made. seems like a good deal but so does everything else off there till you get it home :/

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