View Single Post
Pjmikk04

 
Member Since: Jul 16, 2007
Posts: 10
Pjmikk04 is on a distinguished road

Pjmikk04 is offline
Recently my PC died and I lost all my data on my hard drive, so I bought a macbook. I realized I need to build an External drive. But i have a few questions... I will be building my own, so i need an internal drive and external case. I wanna spend around $100-115 I want about 250-300gb of space.

My Questions-?
What kind of drive do I need for mac? IDE or Sata?
What connection do i want? USB or Firewire? which is better?
Anyone have recommendations for a good external case?
As far as getting the mac to read the drive how does that happen?
Whats the best way to back up my internal drive?



I have already decided on a Seagate as the drive brand.
QUOTE Thanks