Best Portable Hard Drives

These pocket-size drives are great for backup or for storing your multimedia file collection.

By Leah Yamshon, Network World |  Storage, hard drive, portable hard drives

CMS V2ABS, Capacity: 500GB

Why we like it: The V2ABS carries some uniquely useful software.

The $195 CMS V2ABS 500GB hard drive. is noteworthy for its unique drive-mirroring software. CMS's proprietary BounceBack Professional program lets you boot from the portable drive if your system's main hard drive fails, making the V2ABS 500GB ideal as a backup device for a PC that contains lots of crucial and time-sensitive data.

This USB 2.0-only drive has a sturdy case designed to withstand minor bumps and drops.

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