Thread: Backup drives for Time Macine
06-04-2010, 12:23 PM #1
Backup drives for Time Macine
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- May 07, 2010
- 2 21.5" iMacs 3.06 GHz Intel Core i3 500 Gb HD OS X 10.11; 2 iPads iOS 9.1;iPhone 4s iOS 9.1
Although I have a Maxtor 320gb 2.5" drive it has backup files Winzipped from PC as well as unzipped files used to transfer to new Mac.
If I want to use this drive I will have to reformat the drive for use with TM.
Any advice on best compatible, e.g. Iomega eGo USB 2.0 320Gb portable?
06-04-2010, 12:39 PM #2
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- Jan 23, 2008
- Fort Worth, Texas
- 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
Take a look at what Mac Sales has to offer. They're Mac specialists and only sell the best in equipment for your Mac. Remember, that a backup drive has to be reliable - In reality, more reliable than your internal one.
I would choose a drive that had all three ports: USB 2, FW 400, and FW 800.
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