Which external hard drive to buy?

  phil.smith 14:47 11 Dec 06
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Hi

I need an external hard drive to backup all my stuff from my PC. Can anyone recommend one with about 160GB please?

Thanks

Phil

  Al94 14:52 11 Dec 06

Much larger but great value click here

  Starfox 15:13 11 Dec 06

I got one of these click here Order online and collect at store will save you £40.

  Zurdo 15:59 11 Dec 06

The 320GB Seagate drive is aclick here

  Zurdo 16:00 11 Dec 06

Meant to say the Seagate 320GB drive is a tenner cheaper at Currys if they still have any in stock.

  FatboySlim71 00:42 14 Dec 06

I purchased the Western Digital My book 320GB, but they are available in various sizes including the one that you have stated, also if you click on the link below you will have the chance to read a few reviews on it as well has seeing the drive as well. I purchased my hard drive about a month ago from the site below, and its absolutely fantastic, whisper quiet and very fast, I can highly recommend it!

click here

  squashman 01:32 14 Dec 06

Same as fatby I got wd320 from amazon, excellent price and dely. The unit is quiet, quick and self installs excellent all round

  sean-278262 04:20 14 Dec 06

I have the above linked Seagate. Ideally you should have a backup drive 2 times what you intend to be backing up so an 80gb drive should ideally have a 160gb backup to be viable. This way you can have 2 backups. If one file is corrupted or missing or any number of problems you can easily and quickly use the 2nd most recent back up.

Love my Seagate, 150 movies stored on it for uni and 20gb of audio and thats before my laptops backups.

  The Brigadier 08:16 14 Dec 06

Try Maplin @ click here

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