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portable hard drive ????

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by knowlesy, 27 Feb 2006.

  1. knowlesy

    Mobster

    Joined: 6 Jan 2006

    Posts: 4,665

    Location: Newcastle

    Hi lately my pc is getting chokka blok full of phots and high quality video of everything i do and every where i go so im wanting a good portable hard drive to lug around to use as a backup to take of my dads and sisters pc aswell as trasnferin big files to my mates .... so any good ones out there ....realy not lookin at a caddie as i dont want to be plugging a power pack in everywhere and roughly gotta be 100 gig ....would be nice ..... if not a caddie will have to do
     
  2. chex

    Hitman

    Joined: 8 Dec 2005

    Posts: 500

    a laptop HD + caddie will be really small and power off USB
     
  3. knowlesy

    Mobster

    Joined: 6 Jan 2006

    Posts: 4,665

    Location: Newcastle

    the ones ive sen of ebay still need a power pack
     
  4. Ryan

    Gangster

    Joined: 31 Mar 2003

    Posts: 411

    Location: Cardiff, south wales

    nah i use a 40gb lappy hard drive in an enclosure and it powers itself off the usb2. or if you have usb 1 the lead comes with 2 usb plugs on it to power.

    works like a dream. i got a vaio case for mine. off that popular auction site..

    no problems at all
     
  5. knowlesy

    Mobster

    Joined: 6 Jan 2006

    Posts: 4,665

    Location: Newcastle

    ah cool thanks man whats its reliability in a bag or pocket gettin chuked about or is it protected like fort knox ??