MacMost Q&A Forum • View All Forum Questions • Ask a Question 1/28/2210:05 am What Is the Current Best Backup Device? My Time Capsule no longer works. Is there a better device for backups? My WD MyPassport for Mac failed, too. —– Linda M Comments: One Response to “What Is the Current Best Backup Device?” Gary Rosenzweig 2 years ago For a desktop Mac or a MacBook? I'll assume a desktop like an iMac. Just get a decent external USB-3 hard drive. Just a plain hard drive, not an SSD which is overkill. Size is more important than speed here. Go as big as you can. I have recommendations at https://macmost.com/recommendations at the bottom, including the one I am currently using. Related Video Tutorials: 20 Ways To Free Up Disk Space On Your Mac Comments Closed.