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post #1 of 7
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OCN, I need your help once again.

My mom just told me to buy an external hard drive. She doesn't care much for the capacity, but I'd say 500GB would be the absolute minimum. Seeing as I don't know a thing about external HDD's, show me a fast one for under $100. I'd like the price to be as low as possible.

Thanks!

EDIT: No Newegg please. The sales tax is horrible here in California. Amazon or TigerDirect preferred.
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post #2 of 7
Buy a WD Caviar 7200 RPM 1 TB + external enclosure from newegg!
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Get a Seagate. That's what I have and works great
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I was actually thinking of buying a Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB and an external enclosure. I'd use the Spinpoint for myself and give her my current Barracuda + the enclosure, but it'd be a huge pain transferring all the data.
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post #5 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
I was actually thinking of buying a Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB and an external enclosure. I'd use the Spinpoint for myself and give her my current Barracuda + the enclosure, but it'd be a huge pain transferring all the data.
may as well do it tbh
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agreed... I am eventually going to do that myself. My tiny 250 GB Seagate Go (whatever it was called) is completely filled up.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
I was actually thinking of buying a Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB and an external enclosure. I'd use the Spinpoint for myself and give her my current Barracuda + the enclosure, but it'd be a huge pain transferring all the data.
This^ or grab a Caviar Black.
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