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External Hard Drives

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nice one

whats the diffrence between 2.0 USB and 3 USB??

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faster

same ports and cables

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Faster transfer rates however USB 3 is seldom used at the moment

new tech and not much support

get now to make it future proof

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cool, so they all have the same USB plug?

Lens that one u posted up was trhat 3USB?

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Right now isn't a good time to buy hard drives, there's a worldwide shortage due to the floods in Thailand which is where the companies mostly make their drives.

Hard drive prices have like doubled even trebled.

lol before the floods the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB was around £38, now taking a quick look on ebuyer it's £89...

IF you can hold off quite a while then I'd do that.

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I need a 1TB Passport drive (usb powered) for my lappy so if anyone sees any good deals give me a shout.

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Go with WD. Have the prices on HDDs come back down yet?

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ffs lol they were dirt cheap aswell

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I got my 1TB WD portable usb drive for £60 just before summer at Currys.

Its £98 now :huh:

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I got my 1TB WD portable usb drive for £60 just before summer at Currys.

Its £98 now :huh:

I got mine a few months before that, was going for £45 on amazon... cant justify buying 1 at these prices. I need an internal aswell ffs

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I'm looking to buy one now, did anyone find any good deals?

I just need it for mainly music files and videos, what sort of size would i be looking at needing to get?

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yeah some start droppings some links please....

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I'm looking to buy one now, did anyone find any good deals?

I just need it for mainly music files and videos, what sort of size would i be looking at needing to get?

500 gb-1tb

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I'm looking to buy one now, did anyone find any good deals?

I just need it for mainly music files and videos, what sort of size would i be looking at needing to get?

Do you want USB or FireWire ?

Normal drive or Solid State ?

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Mate, tbh i haven't got a clue, i'd imagine a USB connection, and even though i have looked up the two types of hardrive you have posted i'm not sure which one i would need.. It will only be for storing music files and videos and probably pictures, what would you recommend?

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Any 3.5 or 2.5 HDD will be fine. You dont need a SSD

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Portable one to eliminate the need to be near a power socket. Don't worry too much about USB 3 as USB 2 can transfer 1TB of data in 8 hours (assuming anyone would ever need to do it in one go)

I agree that SSD is pointless at the moment and would go for a conventional Hard drive for more GB for your money.

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if any one sees any deals on 500gb+ passport drives holla...

ideally i want 750+ tho

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Keep checking HUKD faze, there's normally one good deal in a week up there

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