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The 5 Best Storage Solutions to Avert Data Disasters


Whether you're in need of more storage, or you're averting disaster and replacing a failing hard drive, there's never a bad time to swap out your HDD. This week's best storage deals should make the task easier as they include a 6TB drive for $300, a 240GB SSD for $110, and for the constant traveler, two Lexar 32GB USB flash drives for just $22.

  1. Lexar 32GB JumpDriveLexar 32GB JumpDrive V10 USB 2.0 Flash Drive 2-Pack
    Store: BuyDig via eBay
    Price: $21.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $26

    Is It Worth It?: You can never have too many flash drives and this Editors' Choice deal bundles two 32GB drives for just $22. At $11 per drive, it's $26 cheaper than buying them separately. Each drive features a sliding cover and antimicrobial protection.

  2. Seagate 2TB BarracudaSeagate 2TB Barracuda Serial ATA 6Gb/s Internal Hard Drive
    Store: newegg
    Price: $79.99 via coupon code "EMCPFHF22" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $5
    Expires: April 25

    Is It Worth It?: Though we've seen it for a few bucks less, at $80 this Seagate 2TB Barracuda hard drive is at an all-time non-rebate price low. The internal SATA drive runs at 7200 rpm and features a 64MB cache.

  3. Seagate 6TB SerialSeagate 6TB Serial ATA 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
    Store: Newegg
    Price: $299.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $65

    Is It Worth It?: Give your computer the ultimate storage upgrade with Seagate's 6TB Seria ATA internal hard drive. It's the first deal we've seen for any 6TB internal drive and a current price low by $65. It features a 128MB cache and runs at 5900 rpm.

  4. Crucial M500 240GBCrucial M500 240GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal SSD
    Store: NCIX
    Price: $109.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $6

    Is It Worth It?: Ditch your traditional hard drive for Crucial's M500 SSD and give your PC or Mac near-instant boot times. It features read speeds of up to 500MB/s and write speeds of up to 250MB/s.

  5. SanDisk 128GB SSDSanDisk 128GB 2.5" Serial ATA 6Gb/s Internal SSD
    Store: Amazon
    Price: $64.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $12

    Is It Worth It?: Like the aforementioned Barracuda, this 128GB SanDisk is at an all-time non-rebate price low. It's also the cheapest current price we could find for this drive by $12. It features read speeds of up to 490MB/s and write speeds of up to 350MB/s.

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With over a decade of experience covering technology, Louis Ramirez has written for CNET, Laptop, Gizmodo, and various other publications. Follow him on Twitter at @louisramirez.
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