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External hard drive advice please

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Old March 15th 18, 08:35 PM posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-8,alt.comp.os.windows-10
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Default External hard drive advice please

On Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:17:39 -0400, Wolf K

I'm looking for another external drive or two. My usual source has both
Seagate/Lacie and Western Digital. It looks like 1 or 2TB are the
smallest ones these days. Price range is around $50 to $100 per terabyte.

Lacie prices are double Seagate models of same capacity - is Lacie the
better quality version of Seagate?

Western Digital models are generally in same price range as Seagate.

Or should I look at other brands? I'm willing to spend up to about
$100/terabyte for greater reliability.

All advice and recommendations gratefully received and carefully considered.

Thank you,


No smaller models there, but Toshiba's looking good.
It's luck really. If the drive doesn't go bad in the first 3
months or so it'll probably last for years.

Slightly smaller drives


Toshiba shines again ...

And I just bought a Seagate.


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