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Old 09-05-2005, 08:49 AM   #1
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Default Is this good for $49.99 (External HD question)?

Hey guys, this Hard Drive is on sale at CompUSA.com and I really have been looking for an external HD less than $50.

This is really the only one I've found.

I know it's on sale, but from the specs is there anything blatantly wrong with it?

Or is this a good deal for me?

http://tinyurl.com/dvvpm

**Oh yeah, please respond fast because I'm going back to college, so if I order it I need my father's permission.

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Old 09-05-2005, 09:47 AM   #2
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Default Re: Is this good for $49.99 (External HD question)?

it looks okay to me man....I'd say buy it
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its usb 2.0.... not that thats unknown or bad but for my tastes its to slow..... even for ipods i go firewire all the way lol any external storage i prefer firewire all the way
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It's a good deal. And as already mentioned it only uses usb2.0, firewire is faster but usb2.0 is fine too.
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there's nothing wrong with usb 2.0, it's not as fast as firewire, but if you want to use firewire you have to get a firewire card unless your motherboard already has firewire ports. most computers already have at least 4 usb ports, thats pretty much standard these days.
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