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Western Digital
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Seagate
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Samsung
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Intel
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External
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For computers
(214)
For laptops
(165)
For servers
(88)
Data storage
(194)
Durable
(60)
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SSD
(260)
HDD + SSD
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SSHD
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HDD
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Flash
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Format (Form Factor)
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2,5"
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M.2
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U.2
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PCIe
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MSATA
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Special
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Disk capacity
0 GB
96000 GB
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6 days ago bought by company, Neston
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External (263) TIP:

Drives connectable via USB, FireWire or eSATA.

For computers (214)
Internal drives for desktop computers.
For laptops (165)
To replace the existing drive in a notebook.
For servers (88)
Extremely reliable drives designed for the most demanding applications.
Data storage (194)

Suitable disk for storing data.

Durable (60)
Storage Type
SSD (260) TIP:

Extremely fast drive without mechanical parts.

HDD + SSD (60)

Unit with two disks in one.

SSHD (5)

The combination of classic HDD with SSD memory.

HDD (462)

Classic hard disk.

Flash (1)

Mostly used for Tablets

HDD and SSD drives are used for permanent storage of data on computers and laptops. But what are the differences between the two, and what are their advantages?

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Format (Form Factor)
3,5" (330)
2,5" (404)
M.2 (86)
U.2 (1)
PCIe (11)
mSATA (7)
Special (23)
Disk capacity
0 GB
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96,000 GB
(96 TB)

The capacity (size) of the hard disk determines how much data the disc can accommodate.  

Width
22 mm
(2.2 cm)
535 mm
(53.5 cm)

Height
2.23 mm
(0.22 cm)
319.8 mm
(31.98 cm)

Depth
2.23 mm
(0.22 cm)
772 mm
(77.2 cm)

Black (384)
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Orange (22)
Gold (15)
grey/black (11)
Yellow (8)
Titanium (3)
Green (2)
Rose gold (1)
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External interface
USB 2.0 (157)
USB 3.0 (3.1 gen1) (401)
USB 3.1 (3.1 gen2) (31)
USB-C (47)
eSATA (15)
FireWire (3)
LAN (122)
Thunderbolt (28)
WiFi (8)

Determines the way in which the hard drive is connected to the computer, namely the type of connector through which the drive connects to the device. Each type of connection is unique, and in most cases these connections are not interchangeable.  

Internal interface
SATA II (35)
SATA III (296)
SAS (19)
PCIe (30)
mSATA (6)
M.2 (SATA) (29)
M.2 (NVMe) (50)
U.2 (4)

Determines the way in which the hard drive is connected to the computer, namely the type of connector through which the drive connects to the device. Each type of connection is unique, and in most cases these connections are not interchangeable.  

Read Speed
90 MB/s
6,800 MB/s

Memory cache
8 MB
2 GB

Write speed
77 MB/s
6,000 MB/s

HDD rotational speed
5,400 RPM (58)
5,900 RPM (8)
7,200 RPM (69)
10,000 RPM (14)
15,000 RPM (3)

Different hard drives spin at different rates. Simply put, the faster the drive can spin, the faster the reading mechanism manages to read (store) information.

Special features
TRIM (48)
RAID (126)
Advanced Format (22)
GDPR ready (55)
Weight
0.87 g
(0 kg)
20,000 g
(20 kg)

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Crucial MX500 1TB M.2 2280
SSD Disk - M.2, read to 560MB/sec, write up to 510MB/sec, random read 95,000/write 90,000 IOPS

Crucial MX500 1TB M.2 2280 - SSD Disk
-33%
£183.90

-33% £275.90
excl.VAT £153.25

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: CR006z5c
Crucial MX500 500GB M.2 2280 SSD
SSD Disk - M.2, read speeds of 560MB/sec, write speeds of up to 510MB/sec, random read 95000/write 90000 IOPS

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Crucial MX500 500GB M.2 2280 SSD - SSD Disk
-39%
£83.90

-39% £137.90
excl.VAT £69.92

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
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Crucial MX500 250GB M.2 2280 SSD
SSD Disk - 2.5", SATA III, read up to 560MB/sec, write up to 510MB/sec, random read 95,000/write 90,000 IOPS

Crucial MX500 250GB M.2 2280 SSD - SSD Disk
-34%
£56.90

-34% £85.90
excl.VAT £47.42

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
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LaCie 2.5" Rugged 2TB Thunderbolt Series
External hard drive - USB 3.0 (compatible with USB 2.0)

LaCie 2.5" Rugged 2TB Thunderbolt Series - External hard drive
-9%
£173.90

-9% £191.08
excl.VAT £144.92

In stock
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
Order Code: DL067a7a2
LaCie 2.5" Rugged Triple 1TB
External hard drive - USB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB 2.0)

£114.90

excl.VAT £95.75

In stock
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
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LaCie 2.5" Rugged Triple 2TB
External hard drive - USB 3.0, shock resistant

Last piece at this price
£149.90

excl.VAT £124.92

In stock 1 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DL067c4a
LaCie 3.5" Porsche Design P'9233 4TB
External hard drive - USB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB 2.0)

£138.90

excl.VAT £115.75

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DL068g4a1
LaCie 2.5" Porsche Design P'9223 2TB USB-C Gold
External hard drive - USB-C 3.1 Gen 1, Mac design

£103.90

excl.VAT £86.58

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
Order Code: DL068c5a2
ADATA XPG GAMMIX S11 SSD 480GB
SSD Disk M.2 2280, PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3, read up to 3200 MB / s, write up to 1700 MB / s, random reading 310000 / write 280000 IOPS, 3D TLC NAND technology, passive cooling

Purchased by 17 customers this week
ADATA XPG GAMMIX S11 SSD 480GB - SSD Disk
-13%
£114.90

-13% £131.90
excl.VAT £95.75

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DU102x1b
ADATA XP GAMMIX S11 SSD 240GB
SSD Disk M.2 2280, PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3, read up to 3200 MB / s, write up to 1700 MB / s, random reading 310000 / write 280000 IOPS, 3D TLC NAND technology, passive cooling

ADATA XP GAMMIX S11 SSD 240GB - SSD Disk
-17%
£69.90

-17% £83.90
excl.VAT £58.25

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
Order Code: DU102x1a
ADATA XPG SX8200 SSD 960GB
SSD Disk M.2 2280, PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3, read up to 3200 MB / s, write up to 1700 MB / s, random reading 310000 / write 280000 IOPS, 3D TLC NAND technology

Last 2 piece at this price
ADATA XPG SX8200 SSD 960GB - SSD Disk
-14%
£261.90

-14% £303.90
excl.VAT £218.25

In stock 2 pcs
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
Order Code: DU102o1d
ADATA XPG SX8200 SSD 480GB
SSD Disk M.2 2280, PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3, read up to 3200 MB / s, write up to 1700 MB / s, random reading 310000 / write 280000 IOPS, 3D TLC NAND technology

ADATA XPG SX8200 SSD 480GB - SSD Disk
-16%
£110.90

-16% £131.90
excl.VAT £92.42

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
Order Code: DU102o1c
ADATA XPG SX8200 SSD 240GB
SSD Disk M.2 2280, PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3, read up to 3200 MB / s, write up to 1700 MB / s, random reading 310000 / write 280000 IOPS, 3D TLC NAND technology

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ADATA XPG SX8200 SSD 240GB - SSD Disk
-19%
£66.90

-19% £82.90
excl.VAT £55.75

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DU102o1b
ADATA HD650 HDD 2.5" 2TB red 3.1
External hard drive - shockproof, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (backward compatible with USB 2.0)

ADATA HD650 HDD 2.5" 2TB red 3.1 - External hard drive
-18%
£79.90

-18% £97.90
excl.VAT £66.58

Special Offer
In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DU112k92
ADATA SD700 SSD 256GB Black
External hard drive - USB 3.1 Gen 1, read speed up to 440MB/s, write speed up to 430MB/s, 3D NAND technology, waterproof, dustproof and shockproof (IP68)

ADATA SD700 SSD 256GB Black - External hard drive
-14%
£77.90

-14% £90.90
excl.VAT £64.92

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DU119d1
VERBATIM Store 'n' Go Secure HDD 2,5“ 1TB
External hard drive - USB 3.1 GEN 1, 1TB, PIN code, AES 256-bit hardware encryption

£72.90

excl.VAT £60.75

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DY307i7xx01
Verbatim 2.5" Store 'n' Go USB HDD 1TB II - Silver
External hard drive - 8MB cache, 5400rpm, USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Verbatim 2.5" Store 'n' Go USB HDD 1TB II - Silver - External hard drive
-13%
£49.90

-13% £57.47
excl.VAT £41.58

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: DY307i8f
Verbatim 2.5" Store 'n' Go USB HDD 1TB II - Black
External hard drive - 8MB cache, 5400rpm, USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Verbatim 2.5" Store 'n' Go USB HDD 1TB II - Black - External hard drive
-13%
£49.90

-13% £57.47
excl.VAT £41.58

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
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Verbatim 2.5" Store 'n' Go USB HDD 500GB II - Black
External hard drive 8MB cache, 5400rpm, USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Verbatim 2.5" Store 'n' Go USB HDD 500GB II - Black - External hard drive
-7%
£39.90

-7% £43.09
excl.VAT £33.25

In stock 4 pcs
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Order Code: DY307g2d
Verbatim 2.5" Store 'n' Go USB HDD 1.5TB Gen2 - Black
External hard drive - 8MB cache, 5400rpm, USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

£59.90

excl.VAT £49.92

Special Offer
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Order Code: DY312n3f
Synology DS118
Data Storage Device - external box for 1x 2.5/3.5" SATA HDD, CPU Realtek RTD1296 1.4GHz Quad-core, 1GB RAM, 1x GLAN, 2x USB 3.0

14 Customers are viewing this Item
£160.90

excl.VAT £134.08

In stock 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: FN122u2
Synology DiskStation DS918+
Data Storage Device - 4 x 2.5"/3.5" SATA III HDD/SSD external hard drives, Intel Celeron J3455 2.3GHz quad-core, RAID (Basic/JBOD/0/1/5/6/10), 4GB of DDR3L RAM, 3.0, eSATA

Purchased by 10 customers this week
£529.90

excl.VAT £441.58

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered on Thu 23/8 — Mon 27/8
Order Code: FN144b1
Synology DiskStation DS418play
Data Storage Device - external box for 4 x 2.5"/3.5" SATA III HDD/SSD, Celeron dual-core 2 CPU up to 2.5GHz, 2GB of DDR3L RAM expandable to up to 6GB, ext. RAID server, 2 x GLANs, 2 x USB 3.0

£469.90

excl.VAT £391.58

In stock 1 pcs
Can be delivered on Fri 24/8 — Tue 28/8
Order Code: FN151e6
Synology DiskStation DS418j
Data Storage Device - external hard drive for 4 x 2.5"/3.5" SATA III HDD/SSD, Realtek RTD1293 dual-core 1.4GHz, RAID (Basic/JBOD/0/1/5/5+ Spare/6/10), 1GB of DDR4 RAM, 1 x GLAN, 2 x USB 3.0

Synology DiskStation DS418j - Data Storage Device
-6%
£272.90

-6% £288.90
excl.VAT £227.42

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Hard Drives

Hard drives are used to permanently store data in computers, laptops and other devices. They are one of the most important parts of a computer and they differ in many features, therefore, when selecting the right hard drive, pay attention to its parameters.

How to choose the right hard drive?

The important parameters are hard drive capacity, type of interface, the technology used to write/read data, and in some cases, even the cooling system. Choose from our wide selection of internal hard drives or external hard drives. External hard drives are ideal for expanding the storage space of laptops or computers. They are ideal for storing large files that you don't have to use daily, e.g. films and videos.

SSDs

Solid State Drives use flash memory and have no moving mechanical components. Therefore, SSDs are incredibly quiet, fast, and less prone to mechanical damage. Because of their very low energy consumption, they are ideal for high-performance laptops or ultrabooks.

Server hard drives

Hard drives for data storage within a network (NAS) are designed for both home and corporate environments. A NAS can store data which you can access from anywhere using a simple web interface. Server hard drives also have to endure very demanding conditions. They are designed for continuous operation, during which their plates can rotate at 15,000 rpm.

WD drives

Western Digital produces powerful and efficient hard drives of the highest quality. Their hard drives have a reputation for being reliable and durable. Their colour edition hard drives will satisfy every user.
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