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I'm looking to buy 1 or 2 TB hard drive dedicated just for movies, any suggestions?
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Welcome to OCN!

Samsung F3 is your best bet imo.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=Samsung%20f3
Also don't forget to use "newcustomer10" at checkout for another 10$ off. (New accounts only)
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post #3 of 8
Just for movies?

Any 5400RPM thing will do just fine. You can sometimes grab 2TB drives for $70. Can't beat that GB/$
     
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WD Green. End of story
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WD Green, although personally i have two seagate 1.5TB drives that are working perfectly. every brand has their horror stories, but if backups are the difference between quickly getting over a broken drive and raging over lost data.
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3TB WD green seems like a good, but is also expensive (in Aus I guess).
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post #7 of 8
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Yea looking at this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533

should i also get like a 2TB external for the backups of my internal in case it dies.
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post #8 of 8
If it´s only for movies go for Kramys advice and get a 5400rpm drive.

Samsung F4

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ung+f4&x=0&y=0

or WD green

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...CE&PageSize=20

The WD black or Samsung F3 is a good option if you plan on using it as an OS drive at a later stage.

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should i also get like a 2TB external for the backups of my internal in case it dies.
Always a good plan to have everything backed up externally.
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