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Seagate Expansion 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STBX2000401 Black
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TOSHIBA DT01ACA300 3TB 7200 64MB Cache SATA 3 (6.0 Gb/s) 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare ...
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Silicon Power Armor A80 2TB USB 3.0 2.5" Military Grade Portable Hard Drive ...
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TOSHIBA DT01ACA200 2TB 7200 64MB Cache SATA 3 (6.0 Gb/s) 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare ...
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HGST TOURO S 500GB USB 3.0 High-Performance Ultra-Portable Drive ...
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Western Digital Blue WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard ...
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Seagate 1.5TB USB 3.0 2.5" Portable External Hard Drive STBX1500401 Black
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SAMSUNG P3 1TB USB 3.0 2.5" Portable External Hard Drive STSHX-MTD10EF
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Seagate STBD6000100 6TB 128MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Retail Kit
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WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard ...
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WD My Passport Ultra 1TB USB 3.0 Premium Portable Storage WDBZFP0010BTT-NESN ...
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Hard Drive Terms and Technologies Defined

Introduction

When shopping for a hard drive, you will often see terms such as revolutions per minute (RPM), seek time, and SATA™. These are ratings and technologies that dictate important aspects of the drive, like performance, compatibility, and more. By understanding what these terms mean, you can use them as metrics to compare hard drives.