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I am in need of an external hard drive. I would like to get as much space as possible without paying over $110 or so.

Right now I am looking at a Hitachi 2TB usb 2.0 drive ($80 at office depot)

and a couple of seagate drives:

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 2TB USB 2.0 (I got at BJs wholsale club for $110)

Comp USA also has a seagate expansion external drive 2TB USB 2.0 ($90)

I have also seen the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 2TB at USB3.0.

How important is it that I get a usb 3.0 device right now?

Thanks in advance!
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NOOOOOOOOO!
USB 3.0 is important, but!
Get yourself an INTERNAL HD... Then buy and external HDD Case
Mount the internal into the case...
Cheap PROFIT!

..But those look like good deals !
    
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Originally Posted by Butter on Toast View Post
NOOOOOOOOO!
USB 3.0 is important, but!
Get yourself an INTERNAL HD... Then buy and external HDD Case
Mount the internal into the case...
Cheap PROFIT!

..But those look like good deals !
Idk how you're making profit off spending money.. .... But I agree about getting a regular drive and putting it in an enclosure. External hard drives are usually really cheap drives. USB 3.0 hasn't reached it's full potential yet. Theoretically it is faster than esata, but as of right now esata is still faster.
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