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i'm back like a bad habit!!

it's been only what... 3 months? i only have 80GB/1TB left. i need to step it up to a 3TB drive. i'm thinking of getting this 3TB external drive. should i get a 3TB external drive or an internal drive and get a case?


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of you use it regularly then defiantly set up the drive internally unless you dont have the room inside the case... if it is used for a backup drive put it in a external USB case so after backup you can remove the drive.. thats what i would do..

BTW: if you go with a 3GB drive dont forget to mount it as GPT and NOT MBR on a windows system
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if you use it regularly then defiantly set up the drive internally unless you dont have the room inside the case... if it is used for a backup drive put it in a external USB case so after backup you can remove the drive.. thats what i would do..
BTW: if you go with a 3GB drive dont forget to mount it as GPT and NOT MBR on a windows system
i dont want to set it up internally just in case my computer's stolen or something wrong happens to the computer. and i also want to be able to use it on a laptop (or another computer). i'm gonna get 2 3TB hard drives and get rid of this 1TB after i get my first 3TB and use that mula towards my second 3TB...................
    
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if you use it regularly then defiantly set up the drive internally unless you dont have the room inside the case... if it is used for a backup drive put it in a external USB case so after backup you can remove the drive.. thats what i would do..
BTW: if you go with a 3GB drive dont forget to mount it as GPT and NOT MBR on a windows system
i dont want to set it up internally just in case my computer's stolen or something wrong happens to the computer. and i also want to be able to use it on a laptop (or another computer). i'm gonna get 2 3TB hard drives and get rid of this 1TB after i get my first 3TB and use that mula towards my second 3TB...................

ahhh gotya the just get a couple of external USB case's and the drives you want then you can do what you want to do like disconnect and secure them etc. by buying external USB case's you can decide on the HDD you want so you can have a better quality drive than what most of the time you will get in a pre-made external drive.. smile.gif
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