External drive

  Brucemac 14:47 27 Mar 2006
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Looking for thoughts on an extrnal drive for backup. Imagine at least 80GB. Some reviews v positive for LaCie, others say they don't last. Seagate ?

  SANTOS7 14:51 27 Mar 2006

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My choice would be the Maxtors, All my drives are Maxtor ,can't fault them....

  GANDALF <|:-)> 15:47 27 Mar 2006

I have 3 maxtors but to be truthful LaCie or Western Digital would probably do. I only bought the Maxtors as they were a 'job lot'. I know a few people that have Freecom drives which tend to be cheaper and they seem happy with them.

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  stileguru 23:09 27 Mar 2006

I've used a Maxtor fire wire for 3 years now, and reckon it's pretty good. Might give you ASPI driver problems if you're still using Win98SE and you would need to update (Maxtor's web site gives solution from FAQ's). Worked Ok with XP though.

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