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Hard Drives for Returning your data to you.

Datlabs Data Recovery team having successfully recovered data from a clients faulty hard drive are often asked what hard drive we supply or recommend to return their data onto. Our teams answer is always contingent on budget, performance and specific preferences of physical size, security etc., As a catchall  our own notes on available Return Media portable hard drive options for Mac is as follows .

G-Technology G-Drive USB 3.0 4TB

Slim and stylish

Capacity: 4TB Interface: USB 2.0, USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire

Slim design
Fast transfer speeds
Sturdy build
Relatively  noisy

Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC

Wireless security

NFC security
Rugged design
Not the fastest

Western Digital My Passport 4TB

Top class hard drive for Mac or PC

Capacity: 4TB Interface: USB 3.0

Large capacity
Good data transfer speeds
WD backup software

Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt

A brilliant Thunderbolt external hard drive

Capacity: 1TB, 2TB Interface: Thunderbolt, USB 3.0

Low price compared to other Thunderbolt drives
Mac-formatted
Not SSD

OWC ThunderBay 4 Mini

Super-fast storage

Capacity: 1TB/2TB/4TB/8TB or empty enclosure | Interface: Thunderbolt 2 x 2

Great build quality

Very good speeds
No use to non-Thunderbolt devices
Software  is Mac-only

Transcend StoreJet 25M3

Big space, tough body

Capacity: 2TB Interface: USB 3.1

Triple layer protective case
Large capacity
Not the slimmest external hard drive

iStorage diskAshur 2TB

Great  external hard drive with extra security

Physical security
Rugged design
Expensive

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