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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by Sistum Id View Post
i would take them apart and the hdd worked fine but the enclosure circuit board both fried on me...i dont deal with external hdd anymore
Ditto here

Build your own external drive (seperate disk and caddy).
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post #12 of 22
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148233

Was just giving that link to a friend...
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post #13 of 22
I'm building a tiny Dual Bay eSata solution.

Thecus + 2 x 320gb 7200.10 HDD's from Newegg. Totals about 305.00. Just remembered it before I hit order on the Quad Core!!! But gonna go ahead and do that now as well.

It'll allow you to switch out HDD's when you need to. And you can reuse the external enclosure which makes things about 30 - 50 cheaper each time you need an external to fill-up.

Just pop in another Internal Sata and off you go!

e_e; Needs to purchase more HDD space now.
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post #14 of 22
I have a few SG FreeAgents (I think thats what they're called). Running fine, not too noisy.
    
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post #15 of 22
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Originally Posted by blade007 View Post
i would go for a seagate, there the best brand out there for HDs
Agree~

You want to get a driver that has either eata or firewire connection. Especially eata, so you can take the advantage of faster transfer speed later.
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post #16 of 22
I have 2 Western Digital My Book External HD's...

One 500GB and one 250GB and they have aways been perfect for me, they look good, are quite fast and very reliable. I need to order another 500GB in a couple of weeks actually as they are both nearly full.
    
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post #17 of 22
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Originally Posted by TheFatBloke View Post
I have 2 Western Digital My Book External HD's...

One 500GB and one 250GB and they have aways been perfect for me, they look good, are quite fast and very reliable. I need to order another 500GB in a couple of weeks actually as they are both nearly full.
Hehe, I just sent my 250GB mybook in for my THIRD replacement today. =/ Man I feel unlucky.
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post #18 of 22
The WD MyBook is a great external HD. Very quiet and reliable.
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post #19 of 22
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Hmm.. WD just released a 2TB drive recently , tempting... any ideas about prices ?
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post #20 of 22
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Hmm.. WD just released a 2TB drive recently , tempting... any ideas about prices ?
Around $800s.

http://www.wdc.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=341
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