Need advice on external hard drives



First of all let me explain my situation. I bought a Razer Blade this year and looking back I should've been more concerned w the longevity of the purchase. At the time I only had so much money, needed a gaming laptop and chose the 256GB Blade 2017. I needed a gaming laptop for work and I needed it fast, but only had so much credit to work with. Literally another $200 would've broken the bank (and really pissed my wife off.) It wasn't an option at the time to shoot for the 512GB model. Yes, I realize there are other gaming laptop that we're cheaper and offer better storage at around the same price.

I'm not sure if you all know but the sheer size of recent AAA titles can make even a 1TB SSD look like a 16GB smartphone. Lately I've been juggling games, keeping only ones I use on the machine, uninstalling and reinstalling which is for lack of a better word a real pain in the ass.

Which brings me to the post itself. Seeing as how it's the holiday season, Cyber Monday, etc I was wondering if anyone has experience with high speed external drives. The Blade has USBC/thunderbolt 3 ports, so any modern high speed drive will work with it. What I'm looking for is something around 1TB that I can dock, install games on and use as overflow storage. Can anyone recommend something that meets my requirements?

I was looking at something like this

LaCie - Amazon

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you