external hard drive

  joe95 14:43 04 Jan 05
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I am looking to buy an external USB2 HDD to use for back-up can anyone recommend. Budget £70 MAX
Thanks

  jack 14:53 04 Jan 05

Just trawl all the usual boxshifters
Masses of makes and configurations
pick one to suit your buget

click here

click here

click here


for starters

  GANDALF <|:-)> 15:41 04 Jan 05

PCWorld had a freecom for £59 (80Gbs IIRC).

G

  joe95 23:17 04 Jan 05

bump

  TomJerry 14:02 05 Jan 05

£18.98 Ebuyer Usb 2.0 3.5 Aluminium Silver Caddy & Uk Power Adapter & Fan click here

£53.83 Seagate ST3160021A Barracuda 160GB 7200rpm 2MB click here

Cheapest ready made 160GB one costs £85.12 click here

  joe95 14:10 05 Jan 05

TomJerry
thanks, but is it really that simple I'm no techi

  jack 14:19 05 Jan 05

Ref TomJerry's reccomendations
Thats how I did mine -200 Gb for 85 ish

It is straightforad the bits simply plug together

It's all a matter of Plug'n'Pray as they say

  TomJerry 16:16 05 Jan 05

only two plugs (they are very different and cannot get wrong) and a few screws (standard screws)

  danpep5552 01:37 06 Jan 05

1st class product easy to use and install, runs virtually silently and cool. I have two, one touch back up in the evening, and very quick.

  Masterspy 19:02 07 Jan 05

Aldi has a Samsung 160 Gb external HDD for £80 (I believe). I understand it has USB2 and Firewire. Worth a look.

  dibble 13:28 08 Jan 05

Have a look at E buyer, click here

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