Computer Storage Devices -HDD, SSD, Flash Drives

Computer Devices for sale in Nairobi Kenya

Data Storage Devices 

PC storage devices are an essential component of any modern computer system, allowing users to store and access data in a variety of formats. These devices range from traditional hard disk drives to newer solid-state drives, as well as external storage options like USB drives and cloud storage services.

Types of Data Storage Devices available in the market

Hard Disk Drives (HDDs)

Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) are one of the oldest and most common forms of PC storage. They are made up of spinning disks that store data magnetically, and a read/write head that moves over the disks to access the data.

Best External Portable HDD prices in Kenya to enable you to Back up important files with an external hard drive

KSh18,000.00 Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh8,000.00.Current price is: KSh7,800.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh12,000.00.Current price is: KSh10,000.00. Ex.VAT
KSh11,500.00 Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh8,000.00.Current price is: KSh7,000.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh12,000.00.Current price is: KSh11,800.00. Ex.VAT

HDDs are relatively inexpensive and offer large amounts of storage space, making them ideal for storing large files like videos, photos, and music.

However, HDDs can be slow to access data because of the spinning disks, and they are more susceptible to physical damage and data corruption than other storage options. In addition, they can be noisy and consume more power than other types of storage.

Great Laptops and Desktop Internal Hard Drives Prices

Solid-State Drives (SSDs)

Solid-State Drives (SSDs) are a newer type of PC storage that have become increasingly popular in recent years. Unlike HDDs, SSDs have no moving parts, which makes them faster, more reliable, and less susceptible to damage. SSDs use flash memory chips to store data, which makes them more energy-efficient than HDDs.

Internal Solid-State Drives (SSDs)

An SSD, or solid-state drive, is a type of storage device used in computers. This non-volatile storage media stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory. SSDs replace traditional hard disk drives (HDDs) in computers and perform the same basic functions as hard drives.

SSDs can be more expensive than HDDs, but prices have been falling in recent years as the technology has become more mainstream. They are also available in smaller sizes than HDDs, which makes them a good choice for laptops and other devices with limited storage space.

External storage devices like USB drives are another option for PC storage. These small, portable drives plug into a USB port and can be used to store and transfer files between computers. USB drives are relatively inexpensive and come in a range of sizes, from a few gigabytes to multiple terabytes.

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Original price was: KSh1,200.00.Current price is: KSh1,000.00. Ex.VAT
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USB Flash Disks

SanDisk MicroSDHC 16GB

Original price was: KSh1,599.00.Current price is: KSh1,000.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh2,000.00.Current price is: KSh1,200.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh2,199.00.Current price is: KSh1,899.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh1,800.00.Current price is: KSh1,299.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh8,099.00.Current price is: KSh7,899.00. Ex.VAT
-20%

USB Flash Disks

SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB

Original price was: KSh3,999.00.Current price is: KSh3,199.00. Ex.VAT
-25%

USB Flash Disks

SanDisk MicroSDHC 32GB

Original price was: KSh1,599.00.Current price is: KSh1,199.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh3,000.00.Current price is: KSh2,599.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh2,500.00.Current price is: KSh1,899.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh3,500.00.Current price is: KSh2,800.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh1,899.00.Current price is: KSh1,499.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh4,899.00.Current price is: KSh4,399.00. Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh2,499.00.Current price is: KSh1,699.00. Ex.VAT
KSh1,200.00 Ex.VAT
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Original price was: KSh1,799.00.Current price is: KSh1,299.00. Ex.VAT
-24%
Original price was: KSh2,500.00.Current price is: KSh1,899.00. Ex.VAT
-17%
Original price was: KSh1,200.00.Current price is: KSh1,000.00. Ex.VAT
-13%
Original price was: KSh3,000.00.Current price is: KSh2,599.00. Ex.VAT
KSh1,799.00 Ex.VAT

Cloud storage services like Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud are also popular for PC storage. These services allow users to store files online and access them from any device with an internet connection. Cloud storage can be convenient for sharing files with others and backing up important data, but it may not be as secure as other types of storage, and users may have to pay a monthly fee for additional storage space.

In conclusion, there are many options available for PC storage, and the right choice will depend on factors like cost, storage capacity, speed, and portability. Whether you choose a traditional HDD, a newer SSD, an external USB drive, or a cloud storage service, it’s important to back up your data regularly and keep multiple copies in case of data loss or corruption.