The 5 Best External Hard Drives for your Mac

The latest Mac desktops and notebooks are equipped with ample storage capacity, but, sometimes, you just need more storage space than these computers can offer. Good thing you can take your pick from an extensive selection of hard drives, all especially made for the Mac OS. Any of these hard drives provides enough space for your most important files and then some.


G-Technology G-Drive Pro 2TB 7200 RPM with Dual Thunderbolt Ports

This desktop hard drive from G-Technology makes for an excellent complement for your Mac’s onboard storage. This hard drive features 2TB of storage space that you can use to store documents, photos, and videos you don’t necessarily need to have on your computer. And since this hard drive features Thunderbolt technology, one of the most advanced data interfaces today, transferring files from your local hard drive takes less time.

LaCie 2TB Rugged Triple USB 3.0 (USB 2.0-compatible) and FireWire 800 External Hard Drive

The LaCie Rugged Triple hard drive is perfect for users who want a high-capacity storage device that’s also travel-friendly. This hard drive provides 2TB of storage space that you can use for backups or for storing your important files. The drive’s USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 ports ensure fast file access and convenient file transfers. This portable hard drive also offers four layers of protection, including a shock-resistant rubber sleeve and internal anti-shock bumpers, so it can survive getting jostled around in your bag on your travels.

LaCie 1TB Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2

LaCie’s Little Big Disk is perfect for any Mac because it not only gives you more storage space but also lets you edit 4K-resolution videos or 3D videos on the go. This LaCie desktop drive offers the Thunderbolt 2 interface, which enables data transfer speeds of up to 1375MB/s. These speeds make file transfers incredibly fast and make it possible for you to edit RAW video files right from the device.

PNY Attaché 32GB Flash Drive

If you need a storage device that you can slip into your pocket when needed, go for the PNY Attaché 32GB Flash Drive. This flash drive offers 32GB of storage space, which should be more than enough for essential documents and photos that you need to always have with you. This flash drive’s USB 2.0 port also ensures ready compatibility with most modern computers, so you can use the flash drive with any computer today.


This G-Technology hard drive is another device that offers high storage capacities and convenient portability. With a 500GB G Drive connected to your Mac, you can store more documents, photos, and videos. And since this hard drive is completely mobile, you can take your files with you wherever you go. The G-Drive is bus-powered, too, so it doesn’t drain your laptop’s battery.

You can get these external storage devices and more right here at MacMall. Visit our retail stores in Torrance, Chicago, Santa Monica, and Huntington Beach and choose from all the desktop drives and portable hard drives we have available. Make sure to stop by our retail stores today so you won’t miss out on any of our special discounts and deals. 

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