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    Reccomend an Affordable External HD?
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    Reccomend an Affordable External HD?
    I'm trying to find a new external HD, as mine is currently too small. Can anyone reccomend a good, affordable, external hd? (firewire a plus).

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    Reccomend an Affordable External HD?
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    no one likes their external?! lol

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    Reccomend an Affordable External HD?
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    What size/price range are you looking for?

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    Reccomend an Affordable External HD?
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    I just got my Western Digital MyBook Pro HDD today and it is great. It is 500Gb and FW400, FW800, USB 2.0. I paid 186 plus shipping on ebay but you can get it on NewEgg for 203, I think.
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    Reccomend an Affordable External HD?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KB3GZW View Post
    I just got my Western Digital MyBook Pro HDD today and it is great. It is 500Gb and FW400, FW800, USB 2.0. I paid 186 plus shipping on ebay but you can get it on NewEgg for 203, I think.
    This is the one I would recommend if you want one already in a case.
    You can check my last post in this thread to see my final choice instead of the MyBook Pro.
    Start at the beginning of the thread and have a lot of info related to multiple drives.
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    Reccomend an Affordable External HD?

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    If you're not worried about it being too pretty, you can just buy a standard hard disk, and an enclosure.

    There is actually a gadget that doesn't even have that - it's just the electronic guts from the external cabinet, which connects directly to the sata drive. I have one for temporarily connecting drives, it's ugly but it works.

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