Latest 1TB Hard Disk Drive prices start from Rs. 4,275. Common models available in Pakistan are WD Purple 1TB Surveillance Hard Disk Drive 3.5 Inch, AData | HD650 - 1TB Anti-Shock External Hard Drive, AData | HD710 - 1TB Durable External Hard Drive and AData HD710 Pro 1TB Portable Hard Drive.
|WD Purple 1TB Surveillance Hard Disk Drive 3.5 Inch||Rs. 8,499|
|AData | HD650 - 1TB Anti-Shock External Hard Drive||Rs. 9,000|
|AData | HD710 - 1TB Durable External Hard Drive||Rs. 10,000|
|AData HD710 Pro 1TB Portable Hard Drive||Rs. 9,999|
|Adata HD710M Pro 1TB Portable Hard Drive||Rs. 9,999|
|Seagate 1TB Desktop HDD Internal Hard Disk Drive 7200 RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5"inch HDD Drive Disk For Computer||Rs. 8,999|
|HP ProDesk 400 G5 MT - 8th Gen Core i7 8700 3.2 GHz 4GB 1TB Hard Drive DVDRW Keyboard & Mouse (HP Card Warranty)||Rs. 93,000|
|ADATA HD650 1TB Portable External Hard Drive||Rs. 9,999|
|Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive STDR1000100||Rs. 8,799|
|Seagate SkyHawk 1TB Surveillance Hard Drive||Rs. 8,999|
A hard disk drive is a secondary data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve information using one or more rapidly rotating platters coated with magnetic material. SSDs and HDDs are not that comparable, they are just different. When it comes to raw speed SSDs they are much faster. SSDs are all about little data transactions but if you have lots and lots of data to store, like looking at your pictures archive or playing music from your playlist. This isn't something that needs blazing speedy performance, this is where HDDs come in handy. This is where hard drives excel. If you are on the look good, high performance and reliable Hard disk drives below listed are a few good options in the market.
SEAGATE Expansion 1TB Hard Disk
Whether you need to store movies, music, pictures, or games, this hard disk drive is incredibly easy to use and a cheap way to do it. You can easily use a USB cable and plug it in a USB port on your computer and you instantly have access to huge storage space. What matters is knowing the true read and write performance of an HDD to be able to actually evaluate it. SEAGATE Expansion 1 TB HDD gets up to 96 Megabytes per second read and 103 Megabytes per second write. This is pretty fast for an external drive especially considering that it runs at 5400 rotations per minute. If you are using an older computer with no USB 3.0 ports, the drive still reads and writes at about 40 Megabytes per second, which is just about the upper limit for the USB 2.0 specifications. On a large file write speed hovers around 90-110 Megabytes per second. And on reading, it averages about 130 Megabytes per second. It only takes about 26 seconds to transfer a 2 gigabytes movie to this drive. These numbers show that the hard disk drive can easily be called sufficient when it comes to speed. And are enough to directly watch movies or play games directly from the drive itself. SEAGATE Expansion 1TB Hard disk drive comes at a very reasonable 8k PKR price it includes the USB cable and with an additional 4k PKR you can bump up to double space that is 2 TB space at less than a 50 percent price increase. A one terabyte version can give you almost 1000 hours of video, 250 2-hour DVD movies, you can store up to 320,000 digital photos and listen to 16,6600 hours of digital music stored in the drive, all this sounds like a pretty compelling package.
Transcend StoreJet 25M3 Hard Disk
The hard drive comes with a USB cable, a product guide, some product catalogs, the hard drive itself comes in a removable silicone sleeve which can easily be taken off. The hard disk drive is hefty and rugged. It is made up of military-grade military and has been drop tested. It has a micro USB 3.1 port, however, you can use your simple micro USB cable for this port as well, the transfer rate however won't be as fast. The color scheme and overall physical appearance of the hard disk drive are not that appealing. Once you plug it in it shows two installation files, one is the elite, its official data management software, which comes in handy since you don't have to connect it to the internet to get it. One advantage of using this you can automate your backups. It provides you a multitude of options like a real-time backup, auto compress after the backup, and file encryption. The HDD has a button, with one press it backs up all your data onto the drive without actually copy-pasting or moving it using your computer but only if the elite software is running. It has an advanced three-stage shockproof protection system. It weighs around 220 grams. When tested we see that we get a fair amount of speed on the sequential reads and writes 130 Megabytes per second and 123 Megabytes per second respectively, which is quite good considering this is an external hard drive. So if you are looking for something durable but also works efficiently this is the best choice for you. In the market, you can find the Transcend StoreJet 25M3 for a price of around 9k PKR
WD Blue 1 TB HDD
Western Digital Blue one terabyte 7200 RPM drive has been one of the best selling hard disk drives for a long time. Western Digital has become known for segmenting its storage products with color codes, each color represents a group of products that have been optimized for a specific set of applications. This drive (blue color-coded) falls in the category of general-purpose storage solutions. It operates at a 7200 RPM rotational speed. it has 64 megabytes of cache. It connects using the SATA 3 interface and is designed around the standard three and a half-inch drive form factor. They are simple and traditional spinning disk drives. When benchmarking using the windows-based open-source benchmarking tool we come to know that the read and write speeds of the hard drives are much slower than a SATA SSD and an NVME SSD. However, that's because the comparison was made with SSDs. The WD Blue hard disk drive is designed for long term storage where you don't continuously have to move data unlike in SSDs. But then why would this be the best option for you when it just provides you with optimal speed just like any other Hard disk drive? That is because of its cheap cost. WD is offering a lot of storage for not so much money which makes WD Blue 1 TB HDD a super cost-effective solution for mass data storage. Secondly, these drives are rock-solid reliable they can easily be used for long terms without having to encounter any technical issues. So in short while this drive may not be your optimal solution to run your operating system, programs, or games they still offer tremendous value as a mass data storage solution at price as low as 6K Pakistani Rupees for a modern PC build. The sole reason why this drive has skyrocketed on several different online platforms. This is definitely the one for you if you are looking for mass storage and something that will be reliable for the years to come.
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