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Grab a 4TB WD Easystore external hard drive on sale for $75 today at Best Buy

WD easystore hard drive
WD easystore hard drive (Image credit: Western Digital)

Over at Best Buy, you can find the WD Easystore 4TB hard drive on sale for $74.99. This hard drive has actually been selling out recently. The only place to find it has been the Western Digital official website (opens in new tab), but it's selling for $90 there right now even though we did see it drop to around $75 back in April. When in stock and not on sale at Best Buy it goes for around $100. Today's deal matches that deal from April for the lowest price we've seen since 2019.

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Comes with WD Backup software so it makes for an easy-to-use backup device. Can even set hourly, daily, or monthly schedule. Works with Mac Time Machine with reformatting. Uses USB 3.0 for fast transfer speeds and backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

As a desktop external hard drive, the Easystore is not a drive meant to travel with you. It should be sitting on your desk serving as a semi-permanent storage for your media. Because of that, WD also makes it really easy to use these drives to back up your system. Use the WD Backup software and you'll be able to set a schedule that backs up your data regularly.

If you just want something for your photos, videos, and documents, use the WD Discovery software to back up all of that information easily. It can also manage your drive settings and give you better LED control.

Power and connect the drive with USB 3.0, which gives it data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. It's also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 for slower speeds but wider compatibility with more machines.

The drive comes formatted for NTFS and is compatible with Windows 7 or newer right out of the box. If you want to use this with a Mac, you can but you need to reformat it. So don't put any data on it before you do this or you'll lose that data. Once it is reformatted to work with a Mac, it can also be used with Time Machine for backup that way.

J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.