OWC Hard Drive and SSD Savings
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Save up to 78% on internal, external, portable drives and more. Deals end May 30.
Many more items discounted than those shown below.
Terrific for external storage on any Mac with Thunderbolt 3 are the Envoy Pro EX series SSDs.
MPG has two key recommendtions about hard drives:
- Buy hard drives the next size up than need seems to call for, because larger hard drives are faster as they fill up (not an issue for SSDs).
- Consider a drive a disaster waiting to happen at 4+ years because the chances of failure rise dramatically—better to replace it with a newer (and much faster) drive.
For myself, I retire drives at 3 years if they have not already become too small. Retiring a drive can mean making it into one of several backups.
Separately, B&H has many excellent choices for laptops for a student: