To find the best external hard drive for yourself, you must know what you want from a hard drive. There are many important features to consider for the hard drive. Some of these features are in conflict with one another.
For example an external hard drive should be small and lightweight. Also the external hard drive should be shockproof and durable. To make it shockproof, several protection layers must be applied. This will increase the size and weight of the hard drive. Therefore the portability and durability will be in conflict with each other.
You want a cheap external hard drive, but also fast and high capacity. The price on one hand and the speed and capacity on another hand are in conflict with one another. The price will go up when the speed and capacity increase. …