High capacity external hard disk drives are becoming less expensive as technology improves. These are the top 5 best rated 4 TB hard drives based on actual customer reviews.
This hard drive is the top choice for Mac systems. It is configurable for RAID 0 and RAID 1 modes to choose between speed and data protection. It requires a computer with an Intel Thunderbolt connector.
This model has an auto save feature to back up data from your social networks. It has sharing functionality to allow multiple files to be uploaded from your computer to the network of your choice. It uses a USB 3.0 interface for fast data transfer rates and can be upgraded to Thunderbolt or Firewire 800 with an adapter.
This drive features speeds up to 5 GBPS through the USB 3.0 interface. It is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. The chassis can be positioned vertically or horizontally to accommodate your work space. It comes with the Buffalo Tools suite designed to enhance computer performance for Windows PCs.
This hard drive uses high performance Thunderbolt interface technology which enables double the data transfer rates of USB 3.0. It supports multi-stream HD video and has dual ports for easy access and daisy chaining up to 6 compatible peripherals.
This model has a Quad interface and is formatted for Mac. It can be switched between RAID 1 and RAID 0 configurations. It utilizes technology to use 30% less energy than standard system and runs quietly because it doesn’t need a cooling fan.
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