18 August 2013 by Pragya Sinha
The best 200GB hard drives are available in both internal and external enclosures. Western Digital, Toshiba, Seagate, Hitachi and LaCie are the major brands manufacturing these 200GB hard drives.
The topmost 200GB hard drives with 2.5 inch form factor consume less power and offer good resistance to vibrations; for desktops the form factor is 3.5 inch. SATA, USB and FireWire are the major interfaces through which these 200GB hard drives connect with computer for sending and receiving data.
It is good to buy a 200GB hard drive with a spindle speed of 7200RPM hence ensuring faster access to the data stored on disk platters. The external data transfer rate can be 60 Mbps or more for transferring data between the system and the hard drive.
Having a warranty period of 2 to 5 years, the top rated 200 GB hard drives are available under $100. You can refer our list of the best 200GB hard drives of 2013 to select the storage device of your choice.