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LaCie 160 gig Porsche 3 Casing model HD


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I believe I have narrowed my selection for an external Firewire Drive down to a LaCie 160 gig Porsche 3 casing model.

My requirements are not heavy-duty video and image editing - just a means of backing up valuable data and storing an image of my HD [just in case].

I have heard of a few instances where these models overheat - probably due to heavy demands.

Has anyone had any overheating issues with this model?

Thank you all who have offered their advice re my 'External Hard Drive' post.
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well, they all heat up a little. I have never heard of HD failure because of the heat. I have used my maxtor external as a startup drive for a week now and though its warm/hot-ish, no problems so far.
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