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Grab a humongous 10TB WD My Book hard drive on sale for $160

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Newegg has the WD My Book 10TB external hard drive (opens in new tab) for a low price of $159.99 with the code EMCDFFG38. Without the code, the 10TB My Book is going for $210. The same drive goes for around $190 at other retailers like Amazon (opens in new tab) and B&H (opens in new tab). But it's also going for that $210 price at places like Best Buy. No matter what, Newegg definitely has the best price today.

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Use this drive for backup easily with WD's Backup software or Apple's Time Machine. Can be password protected, too. Uses USB 3.0 for speedy data transfer, but it's also backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Has 3-year warranty from WD.

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If you're going to invest in a 10TB hard drive, even though it's super inexpensive today, you really want to think about using it as a backup. If you don't already have a backup, that's even more important. You never know what's going to happen to your computer. Freak accidents, lightning storms, any number of things could occur. Just have a backup so you won't feel so lost when something bad goes down. The WD My Book makes this easy by providing WD Backup software and allowing you to program it to backup your system automatically. It is also compatible with Apple's Time Machine so you can backup your Mac.

With all your stuff backed up to this drive, you might wonder if it's safe. Well, it is because the My Book also password protection and 256-bit AES hardware encryption. Ain't no one getting in there that doesn't belong.

The hard drive uses a USB 3.0 interface. This makes it easy to connect to most devices. It also allows for data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. Plus, the connection is backwards compatible with USB 2.0, although it definitely won't be as fast that way.

The drive is compatible with Windows and Mac computers.It comes with a three-year warranty from WD.

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.