usb hard drive query

  Newuser3605 13:01 07 Oct 2009
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Hello,

I am considering buying a 300Gb usb hard drive to replace the ide hard drives and just wondered if there was any disadvantes about doing this.
Are they reliable?
Many thanks.

  woodchip 13:49 07 Oct 2009

USB is slow read write, compared with IDE in the computer

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:01 07 Oct 2009

You cannot REPLACE the IDE with USB windows will not boot from and external drive (without a great deal of tricky work).

  Newuser3605 17:48 07 Oct 2009

Many thanks for the repies.
You saved me a few quid.

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