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Old 07-10-2005, 07:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey i was wondering what kind of external hdd is good. I want one for storage and backup with at least 200gb. so if u know any good ones tell me. ty
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Maxtor ok...they have a 250GB ex. drive...decent
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Maxtor drives suck. Go with western digital or seagate.
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Old 07-10-2005, 09:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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WD and Seagate are both good, but IMO Seagate edges out WD
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Seagate are really good, would'nt go any other way. They are so reliable and quite compared to others.
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