Thread: Good external Harddrive
11-14-2009, 01:36 AM #1Good external Harddrive
I was looking into buying a good external harddrive. But while I was looking for some on the BestBuy website, I saw that most of them have really bad ratings.
I really only need a 500GB one, since I don't have much to store, I just want to back everything up.
I don't want to be spending more than 70$ for it.
Are there any external harddrives that you would reccommend?
Oh and btw, This is just a temp one, once I get my mbp, I plan on getting a time capsule.
11-14-2009, 06:00 AM #2
- Member Since
- Aug 03, 2009
- The Netherlands
- Late 2011 MBP 13" i5/16GB RAM,Early 2007 MB white 13", 2x TV 3rd Gen, ᣦ
I think you should be looking on Ebay for that, there's no known 500GB HDD in that price range.
I have a 320 GB WD MyPassport which costs 99$, that would be a good choice, since you don't have to plug it in a powersupply.
11-14-2009, 06:06 AM #3
I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
- Member Since
- Dec 22, 2006
- Texas, where else?
- 15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '11 1.8 i7 4GB 10.10; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.10; 5s & 5c
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
11-14-2009, 07:09 AM #4
Here is some food for thought ...
A oem hdd (without inclosure) at 320 GB is about 49$, 500GB about 65$ and 1TB about 99$ or less. The cost per GB favors the 1TB. Then just add an inclosure and your done.
I used a 500GB since it was a spare I already had ...
11-14-2009, 01:56 PM #5
Newegg.com - Seagate FreeAgent Desk 640GB USB 2.0 Silver External Hard Drive ST306404FDA2E1-RK - External Hard Drives
I found that one. Its a 640GB, free shipping, and only 70$. Anyone have any comments on this drive?
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By vzippa5 in forum Other Hardware and PeripheralsReplies: 1Last Post: 02-19-2009, 11:02 AM
By HannahHm in forum Other Hardware and PeripheralsReplies: 3Last Post: 03-24-2008, 05:28 PM
By xwonderboy85x in forum Other Hardware and PeripheralsReplies: 3Last Post: 08-28-2006, 05:38 PM
By zanyzach37 in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 10Last Post: 07-25-2006, 09:36 PM