Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best hard drives under $50 are the internal hard drive from brands like Western Digital, Hitachi and Hewlett Packard with storage capacity up to 1TB. Most of these hard drives are suitable for desktop computers.


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Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX
Western Digital Caviar SE16
Seagate Cheetah 15K.3 18.4 GB SCSI Ultra320
Seagate Cheetah 15K.3 18.4 GB SCSI Ultra320
Seagate Cheetah 15K.3 18.4 GB SCSI Ultra320
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX 600 GB SATA II Hard Drive
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250 GB SATA II Hard Drive (Retail Version)
Seagate Atlas 15K II 73.5 GB SCSI Ultra320 Hard Drive
Seagate Atlas 15K 36.7 GB SCSI Ultra320 Hard Drive
Seagate Cheetah 15K.5 SCSI Hard Drive
$47 - $74
$43 - $112
$23 - $278
$23 - $278
$23 - $278
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Release Date
Aug 2011
Jul 2005
Feb 2008
Nov 2004
Mar 2004
Capacity
600.0 GB
250.0 GB
73.5 GB
36.7 GB
73.4 GB
Designation
Desktop Computer
Desktop Computer
Desktop Computer
Desktop Computer
Desktop Computer
Enclosure
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
HDD Form Factor
3.5'
3.5"
3.5"
3.5" x 1/3H (Low Profile)
3.5"
Interface
Serial ATA
Serial ATA
SCSI
SCSI
SCSI
Spindle Speed
10000.0 RPM
7200.0 RPM
15000.0 RPM
15000.0 RPM
15000.0 RPM
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