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Old 09-29-2006, 02:31 PM   #1
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Question Best external portable hard drive around?

Hey all!

What do you suggest is the best portable hard drive around?

I was thinking of getting one of these, what do you think? http://www.westerndigital.com/en/pro...sp?DriveID=199
Or the black one here (my fave): http://www.westerndigital.com/en/pro...sp?DriveID=262

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Old 09-29-2006, 02:36 PM   #2
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Default Re: Best external portable hard drive around?

http://www.westerndigital.com/en/pr...asp?DriveID=262 is the better out of the 2. However, im not sure it's the best around. Must be HD faster then 5400rpm.

What will you be storing on it?
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Old 09-29-2006, 02:41 PM   #3
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Default Re: Best external portable hard drive around?

Portable HDDs don't seem to be over 5400rpm though (well, possibly the really expecsive ones). Some normal external ones are, but I haven't seen a portable one. The buffer size is only 2mb as well, will that make a big difference?

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Default Re: Best external portable hard drive around?

I have the WDXML1200UE, and I have never had a problem with it. I just use it to save stuff I want to take with me, or when I reformat my computer I move stuff on to it. It's a little slow, but nothing that big.
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