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What's The Best External Hardrive?


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#1 JudahFirst

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Posted 17 November 2006 - 09:53 AM

Hello,

I'm having a problem with my 80GB laptop in that I installed the Adobe Premier Elements and have been making some movies. Now my hard drive space is down to nil. I think that purchasing an external hard drive and moving all of the movie-making stuff to it will help. However, there are so many choices out there! I am clueless about what is best to purchase. :thumbsup:

Today I found a Seagate 250 GB ext. HD with CA ISS 2007 for only $44.99 (after rebate)!! Is this too good to be true?? I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 and need to make sure that whatever hard drive I purchase has a firewire port for downloading the movie clips from my camera (4-prong to match my laptop input would be best so that I don't have to purchase another wire).

Any suggestions?? Thanks! :huh:
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Posted 17 November 2006 - 07:44 PM

Just a quick story that may or may not be relevant.

About 6 months ago I bought a W-D MyBook (500 gB) USB drive to house my backups. Within the last week it started generating errors. A few posts over a few days to W-D and they've issued me an RMA and are shipping the replacement to me! That's the best service I've seen in a long while!
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