The Seagate FireCuda 2TB internal drive is not a solid state drive, but it's also not a hard drive. It's a hybrid drive, which is somewhere in between. It has the storage of a 2TB hard drive but it uses NAND memory and a cache system to allow for performance closer to an SSD. This drive sells regularly for around $90. Today's discount is a match for the lowest price we've ever seen, and this is a price it has only hit once or twice in the last year.
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This sort of drive is perfect if you have very limited storage options, like a laptop that only has one drive bay and is still using an ancient hard drive. It combines a speedy 7200 RPM storage drive with a speed boost similar to an SSD.
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The single terabyte version goes for $59.99 regularly, so you're only paying about $15 to double the space. However, if you don't quite need all that space you can get the 500GB version on sale for $39.99. That's $15 off its regular price and a new low for the smaller version of this drive.
The process is mostly automatic with the FireCuda (some SSHDs let you manually choose what to do with it). You get a 7200 RPM hard drive, which is already nice and fast for a hard drive. And then you get the cache system that gives you SSD-like performance for some stuff. This sort of drive is perfect if you have very limited storage options, like a laptop that only has one drive bay and is still using an ancient hard drive. The drive also won't add to your power consumption, so you don't have to worry about that.
It comes with a five-year warranty from Seagate and users give it 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 271 reviews.
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