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Old 04-12-2008, 09:14 AM   #1
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Default are there any USB POWERED 1TB External hard drives out there?

so far ive seen external 1tb hard drives that need to be powered via the mains but are there any External 1TB hard drives that are just powered via USB?
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Default Re: are there any USB POWERED 1TB External hard drives out there?

not that ive seen so far, the biggest usb powered ive seen is 160Gb at mo
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Old 04-12-2008, 09:29 AM   #3
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Default Re: are there any USB POWERED 1TB External hard drives out there?

ive seen a 500gb 2.5" external usb powered hard drive

Buffalo MiniStation TurboUSB 500GB Portable HD


http://www.buffalo-technology.com/pr...table-storage/

when do you think the 1TB powered usb external hard drive come out?
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Old 04-12-2008, 01:20 PM   #4
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Default Re: are there any USB POWERED 1TB External hard drives out there?

i saw a usb(i didnt no if it was powered by usb though)1 TB yesterday to be exact at circuit city but it was pretty big for a external hard drive...
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Old 04-12-2008, 01:22 PM   #5
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Default Re: are there any USB POWERED 1TB External hard drives out there?

You might be able to find some if you look on newegg:
http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/10...s_mybook_line/
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Default Re: are there any USB POWERED 1TB External hard drives out there?

Hard drives take a lot of power, you need to have a power plug on some of them.
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Hard drives take a lot of power, you need to have a power plug on some of them.
Surely they come with it?
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Surely they come with it?
Yes I know, I was explaining the reason why they do come with them. The OP is looking for ones that are usb powered and can't find them, the reason is because hard drives that big take a lot of power.
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mums got one of these in 250 gb it also comes in 160gb and 320gb
http://www.cnet.com.au/desktops/stor...9272698,00.htm
does not need power
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