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WD Easystore 8TB External Hard Drive Falls to Its Lowest Price of the Summer

WD Easystore
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At Best Buy, WD’s Easystore 8TB external hard drive has been given a $40 price cut — taking it down to just $179.99 (opens in new tab).

If you’ve been on the lookout for a reliable external storage solution, this is one of the best deals you’ll find right now.

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WD Easystore 8TB external hard drive: was $220, now $180 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Right now at Best Buy, you can grab a fast 8TB of 7,200-RPM HDD storage for a mere $179.99. That's far less than what you would pay for the drive inside if you bought it separately!

Most of WD’s external hard drives at this capacity and speed sell for upwards of $200, so you can be certain of a good deal here. It’s also as easy as plug and play — just connect this to your computer via USB 3.0 and get up to 5Gbps of throughput.

Plus, you can make the most of this drive with the included software package that has utilities and backup capabilities. The drive also has a two-year warranty, making it an overall powerful and low-risk solution for any of your storage problems.

Jason is a deals writer at Tom's Hardware — bringing a decade of tech and gaming journalism to the role. He specializes in making sure you never pay more than you should for PC components and tech! He has previously written for other publications like Kotaku, Stuff and BBC Science Focus and in his spare time, you'll find him looking for good dogs to pet or eating pizza in his home town of Nottingham, UK.

  • HyperMatrix
    Admin said:
    “just connect this to your computer via USB 3.0 and get up to 5Gbps of throughput.”

    Really? Up to 5Gbps? Are you selling a USB adapter or an external hard drive? What 7200 RPM external drive do you know that even gets 3Gbps? Very false and misleading claim. By this logic if they had used a USB 3.2 Gen 2, we could have gotten up to 10Gbps throughout!!! Man we’re missing...wish they hadn’t cheaped out...
  • pjrobar
    This is only $10 dollars below the list price. $140 used to be the normal selling price for drives like this, and they were regularly on sale for $120. Now you're lucky if you can find a used 8 TB for $140.

    "For example, on Black Friday in 2019, Best Buy reduced the cost of the 12TB Easystore from $279.99 to just $179.99." --Datahoarders