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    1TB external hard drive to back up some files

    Hi,

    Was wondering if anyone can recommend me a external hard drive so that I can back up my files easily.

    Not sure which to get etc as never bought one before so don't have much knowledge.

    Any suggestions/advice appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.

    14 Comments

    from personal experience, avoid seagate. western digital seem to get good reviews but abit more expensive

    Currys have the 1GB Toshiba Canvio Connect USB 3.0 for £49.99 BUT with £10 cashback after 30 days, I bought one for a freesat box to record tv programmes on. So for £39.99 its a good deal, usb powered to.

    don't go for a hard drive get a solid state drive faster transfers plus so much better

    andrewmclachlan1

    don't go for a hard drive get a solid state drive faster transfers plus … don't go for a hard drive get a solid state drive faster transfers plus so much better



    ​A 1tb ssd? Thatll be nice and cheap.

    andrewmclachlan1

    don't go for a hard drive get a solid state drive faster transfers plus … don't go for a hard drive get a solid state drive faster transfers plus so much better


    SSD drives are usually for putting inside a pc for Games and OS so they start a lot faster, and ordinary 5200 rpm HDD will be soooo much cheaper and fast enough for back ups as described.
    Edited by: "garbageguy" 9th Sep 2016

    craigstephens

    ​A 1tb ssd? Thatll be nice and cheap.



    m.ebuyer.com/480284

    Op you don't need an ssd for a external hdd for backup data, just go for a cheap wd drive, I have found them to be the most reliable

    andrewmclachlan1

    ​http://m.ebuyer.com/480284



    thats not a ssd thats a hybrid

    andrewmclachlan1

    http://m.ebuyer.com/480284



    ​lol

    Original Poster

    Thank you all for your comments and suggestions
    Ordered the Toshiba from curry's.

    Anyone got any info on how to back up with it?

    usy2k14

    Thank you all for your comments and suggestions Ordered the Toshiba from … Thank you all for your comments and suggestions Ordered the Toshiba from curry's. Anyone got any info on how to back up with it?


    easus todo backup free

    todo-backup.com/pro…htm


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