External Hardrives

  puccini 18:27 10 Jul 2004

Can anyone give me advise on the best external drives and where i might get one. I have seen many of them on the internet and get confused about which are the better ones to buy.

  Diemmess 18:39 10 Jul 2004

This has to be your decision, but here is a list which could apply to almost any purchase.

Are you sure what do you want it to do?
Is this capable of what you want?

Is it likely to "fit" (Any hassle?)

Look for reviews which compare alternative items.

Finally look for best price for your choice among trusted vendors (Websites)

Buy, Fit, and Enjoy.

  SEASHANTY 20:22 10 Jul 2004

Maxtor external drives are very reliable
click here

  wee eddie 20:47 10 Jul 2004

USB, USB2, Firewire. There is, I believe a faster Firewire but I'm not suer what it is called.

Firewire and USB2 are probably the most efficient connections. USB is, I am told, a frustrating connection with an External HDD.

This will thin your choices and simplify the market considerably.

LACie and Maxtor have been in the market for a while.

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