external harddrives

  Bazzer7 17:57 18 May 2006
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need advice on which hd to buy,ie. 80gb-160gb,
fan-fanless, 8 or 16mb cache to be used for copying all computer files including os. I have been unlucky with internal hd failures losing all data twice and wish to avoid infuture but cant spend too much £70-£80 maybe

  dontmeshwithme 20:55 18 May 2006

Try the following from savastore click here it's a 250gb USB2 drive for £82.60 with free delivery at the moment. It's buy Iomega which is a reasonable make.
Alternatively this 250GB drive click here is available from ebuyer.com for £82.24 but there will be a shipping cost.

  Totally-braindead 21:01 18 May 2006

Or you could buy a hard drive and an enclosure, should be able to get one for your budget. click here or click here and click here

  Noldi 06:26 19 May 2006

click here
Just ordered one of these with a 200GB Samsung hard drive arrives today £80.

Noldi

  PUNKA 07:37 19 May 2006

See diodorus siculus's link further down the page but remember it's collect from store at this price.

  Bazzer7 08:42 19 May 2006

thanks for everybodies help, I think I will go with the Iomega seems to be a good deal

  anskyber 08:42 19 May 2006

Mine has just arrived and I am delighted with it, includes external power supply and 2 year warranty. click here

  anskyber 08:43 19 May 2006

a review. click here

  HondaMan 08:49 19 May 2006

click here

Personally, I have a Netgear SC101 with 2 X 300GB Maxtors in it via a router. Works a treat and will do incremental back-ups without any slowing down. The first back-up will take a little time depending on software and size etc.

  Noldi 17:05 20 May 2006

click here
click here plus a HD Samsung SpiPoint P120 200GB and 3 year Warranty
Just backed up my computer photos and all, now may be I have overdone it with 200GB

Noldi
PS anybody want to rent some back up space cos Ive got plenty

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