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by pbwalker
Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: Technical Tips, Questions & Discussions (Computers & Internet)
Topic: External hard drive recommendations
Replies: 21
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Re: External hard drive recommendations

particle wrote:I've used the Western Digital Passport for several years, and love it. They're small, and easy to transport, and I take mine with me anytime I leave the house (in case my house burns down). It's always in my Maxpedition Versipack until I need to use it. When I'm done, it goes right back in. My pack goes everywhere with me, thus I never have to remember to carry the drive with me for true backup protection.

The E-SATA connection is great, but I find the USB connection much more versatile. For example, my work computer doesn't have the E-SATA connection, but I can still use the USB to access my files from almost any computer in the world that has a USB jack.

Another thing I like about that Passport - it's powered by the USB cable, so no need to carry around an extra power cord.
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Can't beat it!

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