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Windows 7: External storage

14 May 2011   #1
yogibear

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External storage

I'm looking at getting an external storage device to store my files on, and I can't decide what to get.

Is there a massive difference between between an external hardrive, and a Desktop hard drive?

These are the ones I can't decide from..

Hitachi 1Tb 3.5 inch Desktop Hard Drive | Littlewoods.com

And...

Western Digital 1TB Elements External Hard Drive | Littlewoods.com

Is there much difference between the two? Which one would suit me better?

I'm running a samsung rv510 laptop.

Thanks


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14 May 2011   #2
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Both look like fine retail units I have preferred to build my own

https://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-...ml#post1177933
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14 May 2011   #3
yogibear

windows 7 premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Both look like fine retail units I have preferred to build my own

https://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-...ml#post1177933
Thanks for the reply, I've already got 2 x 60gb old laptop harddrives in an enclosure, which I've filled!!

You said that they both look like fine units, but you didnt answer my question, is there much difference between the two? And which one would suit my needs better?

Thanks
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14 May 2011   #4
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

They are both 1tb in storage size, both from reputable mfg's, both have ext power source. WD is more expensive than the Hitachi. Your choice, as I think either will do what you want.
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14 May 2011   #5
yogibear

windows 7 premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
They are both 1tb in storage size, both from reputable mfg's, both have ext power source. WD is more expensive than the Hitachi. Your choice, as I think either will do what you want.
That's the answer I was looking for!!

Thanks Doc.

1.21gigawatts!! Lol!!
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