These Prime Day deals let you build your own Google Drive and Spotify rival

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WD My Cloud Home Personal Cloud external hard drives are getting big discounts on Amazon Prime Day, so now's the perfect time to buy.

In the excitement of Amazon Prime Day, external hard drives, NAS devices and other storage options may not seem like the sexiest of purchases, but they are incredibly important, as they allow you to back up your irreplaceable files and documents.

Plus, with internet-connected storage devices like the WD My Cloud Home Personal Cloud range, you can do some pretty cool things. For example, you could upload all your music to it, then access your tunes via any device with an internet connection, giving you a personalised Spotify-like experience without the subscription cost!

You can also access and edit documents from remote computers as well. With these price cuts, it means now is an ideal time to invest in some extra storage.

Not in the UK? Scroll down for today's best WD My Cloud Home Personal Cloud deals in your region.

WD 6TB My Cloud Home Personal Cloud: £202

WD 6TB My Cloud Home Personal Cloud: £202 £150 at Amazon
Plug this storage device into your router and you'll be able to access your files and folders from any internet-connected device. It's ideal for storing important files, and 6TB is plenty of space for most people.

WD 8TB My Cloud Home Personal Cloud: £266

WD 8TB My Cloud Home Personal Cloud: £266 £190 at Amazon
Want more space? Amazon also has big savings on the 8TB version, which should be plenty for anyone with a huge collection of photos and video files.

WD 12TB My Cloud Home Personal Cloud: £444

WD 12TB My Cloud Home Personal Cloud: £444 £360 at Amazon
If 8TB isn't enough, then this 12TB version should do you. This is an incredible amount of space which means you should pretty much be set for life, all with internet access.

Thanks to WD's apps and software, adding a My Cloud Home Personal Cloud device to your home is incredibly easy, and you can also set up automatic backups for your PC and phone, so you can rest easy that all of your files are securely saved.

If you're not in the UK, we've listed the best deals on the WD My Cloud Home Personal Cloud devices where you are below.

TechRadar is rounding up all the top deals over the Prime Day sales period, and we’ve put all the best Prime Day deals in an easy-to-navigate article to help you find the bargains you’re looking for.

Matt Hanson
Managing Editor, Core Tech

Matt is TechRadar's Managing Editor for Core Tech, looking after computing and mobile technology. Having written for a number of publications such as PC Plus, PC Format, T3 and Linux Format, there's no aspect of technology that Matt isn't passionate about, especially computing and PC gaming. Ever since he got an Amiga A500+ for Christmas in 1991, he's loved using (and playing on) computers, and will talk endlessly about how The Secret of Monkey Island is the best game ever made.