- Western Digital Black 500GB M.2 SSD for $63
Western Digital's "Black" line are their highest grade of drives, and come with a 5-year warranty.
The 500GB WD Black M.2 SSD is on sale for $63, and normally sells for about $80.
Free shipping is available when selected during checkout.
Storage for backing-up photos and videos:
8TB can hold about 2 million photos taken from a phone, about 128,000 uncompressed photos taken from a SLR or mirrorless camera, or about 128 hours of HD-quality videos.
12TB can hold about 3 million photos taken from a phone, about 190,000 uncompressed photos taken from a SLR or mirrlrless camera, or about 190 hours of HD-quality videos.
If you want just an individual hard drive without the desktop case, like for putting in a computer or NAS enclosure, you can remove the drive inside.
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Doing this will invalidate the warranty, but can save over $100.
It's important to mention that cloud storage is a popular alternative to buying hard drives.
For a recurring fee, there would be no worries of data loss since the service would guarantee the safekeeping of your data.
Friday, August 7, 2020
- Western Digital 10TB External/Desktop USB Drive $160 (expired)
Western Digital Elements 10TB USB3.0 Desktop Hard Drive for $190, and code EMCDPDN43 applies $30 off in the cart.
Normally sells for about $180.
- One-Day Sale on Sandisk and Western Digital Storage
About three or four times per year, Amazon runs a one-day sale on SanDisk and Western Digital storage products.
These two brands sell some of the best quality products for adding storage to computers and smart devices.
Western Digital 12TB Elements External/Desktop USB3.0 Hard Drive for $175.50.
Normally about $225.
One of the best quality large-capacity external hard drives on the market today.
The 12TB capacity can store about 190 hours of HD-quality videos, or about 190,000 24-megapixel raw/uncompressed camera photos, or over 4 million photos taken from an iPhone.
Plugs into a computer's USB port, and provides backup storage for your photos, videos, and important documents.
If you want to save money on a 12TB internal hard drive, you could buy some
and remove the hard drive from its enclosure.
This can save you over $100, but will void the product's warranty.
USB Flash Drives:
SanDisk 128GB Ultra Fit USB3.1 Flash Drive for $14.40
Each of these cards normally sell for about 20% or 30% more.
A higher "A" number represents the IOPS performance class (A3 is faster than A2 and A1), and the "U" number shows the read/write speed performance (U1 means 10MB/sec, U3 means 30MB/sec, etc).
So, the higher these numbers, the better they will perform when backing-up files and saving videos.
Secure Digital (SD) Memory Cards (typically for SLR, Mirrorless, and digital cameras):