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This 1TB portable external hard drive is just $50 for Memorial Day

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Online storage is convenient, secure, and cost-effective, but combining local file storage with data in the cloud elevates your data security with additional convenience and safety. External hard drives are sweet bargains for transferring files, backup, and just-in-case file storage. Western Digital’s portable external hard drives have long been our favorites for cost-effective local storage. Amazon’s Memorial Day sales include Western Digital’s Elements portable USB hard drives with 1TB to 5TB storage capacity for as little as $50 and with savings up to $65.

WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (1TB) — $50, was $85:

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WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (2TB) — $65, was $130:

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WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (4TB) — $100, was $140:

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WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (5TB) — $110, was $130

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The Western Digital Elements portable external hard drives are simple, fast, and affordable. The drives connect to your desktop or laptop PC with a USB cable. Data transfer via USB 3.0 improves your system performance, but the WD Elements drive is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 for greater connectivity. The drives come with a USB cable and a quick installation guide already formatted NTFS for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, or Windows 7.

Weighing in at 0.29 pounds to 0.52 pounds, depending on storage capacity, the Western Digital Elements Portable hard disk drives are lightweight but engineered for shock tolerance and reliability, surrounded by a stylish protective enclosure. Portability is key. For example, the 5TB Western Digital Elements portable external drive, the largest in the model line, measures just 4.4 inches long by 3.2 inches wide by 0.82 inches high and weighs 0.52 pounds.

Western Digital’s Elements portable external hard drives are a bargain even at list price. The USB 3.0-compatible drives have massive storage capacities, fast data transfer rates, and a reputation for reliability and durability backed by a two-year manufacturer’s warranty. With Amazon’s heavily discounted Memorial Day Sales prices, the Western Digital Elements drives are a steal, starting at $50.

WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (1TB) — $50, was $85:

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WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (2TB) — $65, was $130:

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WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (4TB) — $100, was $140:

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WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (5TB) — $110, was $130

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