|Product Name||Item Weight||Hardware Platform||Price|
|Seagate Desktop 8TB External||1.1 kg||Check Price|
|Seagate Game Drive Hub||890 g||Check Price|
|Western Digital 4TB Elements||236 g||PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4||Check Price|
|Silicon Power 2TB Portable||295 g||PC||Check Price|
|Toshiba Canvio Basic||200 g||Windows, Mac||Check Price|
The availability of external hard drives for xbox one is a welcome addition to the growing list of accessories that gamers can now choose from. This peripheral enables owners of the new console to save all of their most important game collection, as well as retain their backup data on external hard drives that are capable of storing massive amounts of information. With all of the games that have been developed for this system, there is a wide variety of titles that can be installed onto external hard drives. Even with the introduction of downloadable games through the internet, many gamers find that the vast majority of their gaming data is saved within the internal memory of the console, rather than on the game discs that are often purchased in retail stores.
When looking for the best external hard drives for Xbox One, consumers will want to focus on the speed of the drive, the number of gigabytes of memory that it offers, and whether or not the drive will work with a Windows or Linux operating system. For those that regularly play active gaming communities, having the option to connect to a gaming server at home or on the go is crucial to enjoying their hobby. Those that only play occasionally will likely be content with a lesser capacity drive that has less memory. The price will generally be influenced by the amount of memory offered but more importantly the speed of the drive. As games become more complex, so too will the needed speed and capacity in order to fully enjoy them.