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Old 11-27-2007, 07:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Until I can save a little more $ (gas in Eureka is $3.59 which is putting a crimp in my savings budget) I have to make this Dell Dimension 8200 last a little longer. But I am concerned about my data.

I would like to get an external hard drive but my Dell only has 4, 1.1 usb ports.

I would really like some Newegg suggestions. Something I can use with my new build as well. I am interested in about 250 g. ( my dell only has a 80g hard drive).

Sorry for this really noob request.

My budget is about $100.

Any help would be deeply appreciated.


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Default Re: Please external hard drive suggestions - Western Digital My Book Essential WDG1U2500N 250GB 7200 RPM USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - Retail


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Being the cheap person that I am, I have a suggestion for you for next year and shopping on Black Friday. You can get some sweet deals on external hard drives; I picked up a Western Digital external 500GB drive for $91. (tax included) Each year of course the price is going down and drive sizes are going up for the value. Just something to add to your personal holiday want list.
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I've had good luck with my WD My Book
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Old 11-30-2007, 03:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I recommend the Western Digital Mybook.
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