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Originally Posted by Razormac View Post
I haven't tried anything larger than 500Gb because a major thing to me is small size, but I have had good performance with Seagate Go Flex drives (FW800 version).
They can be hard to purchase because almost the only way to guarantee what you are getting is to order by model number as Seagate has several similarly named models.
I am currently using four, all Filevault2 which with Lion makes the encryption almost seamless.
So I can use Filevault on the hard drive alone, ie not on the mac itself? How seemless is it? Once logged into my account do I need to enter a separate password to access my hard drive - planning on using it for Time machine as well as CCC - in separate partitions. The Apple 'help' pages online make it look rather complex.

Have been looking at the Seagate drives - they look good. Also the Iomega do a nice range at the momnet but reviews seem few and far between.

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