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Windows 7: Which Hard drive Shall i get!?

05 Apr 2010   #11
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

I'd recommend an external hard drive. I'm guessing you have enough space for your operating system & programs. That's all you really need on your main drive. All media/documents/storage can be put on an external disk. They're cheap nowadays too. You can pick up a 1TB external for about $100. If you're looking for something more portable, there are external hard drives that can be powered by two usb ports. (One usb port if it's high powered, but most laptop ports aren't.)


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06 Apr 2010   #12
Garrett

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by neo101 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Well OP said OP only wants IDE/ATA drive!

But on the other hand, blowing an Xtra tenner on an ATA<>SATA adaptor (if there was room) . . . . .
Can you get ata to sata adaptors for laptops?
Im not sure i will have enough room
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06 Apr 2010   #13
Garrett

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsograymatter View Post
I'd recommend an external hard drive. I'm guessing you have enough space for your operating system & programs. That's all you really need on your main drive. All media/documents/storage can be put on an external disk. They're cheap nowadays too. You can pick up a 1TB external for about $100. If you're looking for something more portable, there are external hard drives that can be powered by two usb ports. (One usb port if it's high powered, but most laptop ports aren't.)
The harddrive on here is slow and pretty much broken...
I was running xp with a constant 1gb paging file because i only had 256mb ram..
It needs scraping!
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06 Apr 2010   #14
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

what about this one Garrett Samsung 160 GB 8M IDE Hard Drive + FREE ENCLOSURE on eBay (end time 05-May-10 12:19:53 BST) with a free enclosure, you could put your old hard drive in it and use as a backup
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