Home » Computers • Hardware » What are the benefits of an external hard drive? What are the benefits of an external hard drive? Posted by AlanHorton | on May 6, 2012 | 2 Comments External hard drives are proving to be oneofthe fastest selling computer accessories in the market at the minute. Even though they have been around for many years, people didn Tweet Pin It Related Posts How to prevent your small business WordPress site being hacked Social Media and Customer Service Centers, A New Trend (Infographic) Cool Apps You Should Install On Your PC [Infographic] Rise of Video Conferencing About The Author Dan I actually use my external network-connected hard drive as a PS3 media server. It allows me to stream all of the movies on my computer to my PS3 and my television. admin That’s the way to do it. I do the same thing, but for my 360. Less discs, less fuss.