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Take all your media with you using Seagate's 5TB portable hard drive on sale for $100

Seagate 5tb
Seagate 5tb

The Seagate Backup Plus 5TB external portable hard drive (opens in new tab) is down to $99.99 on Amazon. That price is $20 off what it regularly sells for. This drive does not drop below $110 very often. It has only done it three times ever, actually, and the other times were during big shopping events like Black Friday. Today's price is $10 above the lowest ever but still a very affordable deal.

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The drive has a USB 3.0 connection. It can achieve data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. Plus it's powered through the bus so you don't need a second cable. Can be used for backups. Works with Mac or Windows. Has 2-year warranty.

The deal given is no longer valid and we do not have a better one. However, we have found some similar deals

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The Seagate Backup Plus is historically one of the best external hard drives around. It has always been a top contender even though it has been around for a while. It's sleek, lightweight, and has a large capacity for its size. It's extremely portable and designed to be slipped into any pack on your way out the door. Use it to keep your favorite media with you at all times.

With 5TB of space you'll be able to keep tons of photos and other files with you. The drive works seamlessly with Mac and Windows and connects via a USB 3.0 port. That gives you some great data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps.

You can even use this drive as a backup. It is designed so that you can schedule daily, weekly, or monthly backups. If you plan to use this with Time Machine on your Mac, you may have to reformat it first. So make that decision before putting any files on it you don't want to lose.

Seagate backs up the Backup Plus with a two-year limited warranty. Users give it 4.6 stars out of 5 based on 3,160 reviews (opens in new tab).

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.