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So i have lots of stuff on my backup partition and i do have a 80 GB HDD laying around but i dont feel like hooking it up to a computer every time i want to transfer files from my computer to another. So what would be the best External HDD for the money? I want a nice cheap External HDD that has some fast write and reads. It HAS to be at least 300-500 GB. If you have a link to someone who is selling one on the forums send me the link via pm. But what would be the best External HDD?
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Which one is better other than the space available?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136466
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822149179
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nothing guys? I was also thinking about this too:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148409
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Get a USB enclosure, and a Samsung F3 1TB drive (currently on sale for $55 free shipping on newegg).
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Crucial MX100 256GB WD Green 2TB DVDRW Corsair H50 Push / Pull 
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NZXT 120mm fans strapped to stock 7970 cooler Windows 10 Pro Dell 3007WFP Dell 2007FP 
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yer, that will be fine. as long as its a sata hdd and sata enclosure ur good
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ok GREAT!
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You can't go wrong with those 1tb F3 sammys and that $55 price tag, you'd be crazy not to jump on them. I have two already and gonna purchase 2 more here tonight.
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