external hard drive

6 replies
Found 20th Dec 2007
i am looking for a good deal on an external hard drive.needs to be 500gig.
i have seen them for around £70..wonder if anybody can beat this price?
sorry if this has been posted twice,couldn't find the first post



scount about on there


PC World

Maxtor one touch

750gb - £109 in store £104 online click and collect or delivery
500gb - £79 in store £69 online click and collect or delivery

Western Digital
my book 500gb - £89 in store £75 online click and collect or delivery


Sumo disk 500gb £89 in store £85 online click and collect or delivery

delivery is £5 on top

they aslo price match other stores and take 10% off on top as well

Western Digital MyBooks are great
I find Amazon to consistantly be the cheapest (and there is the 30-day pricedrop protection)

500gb - £72.98

750gb - £99.99


SCAN - free delivery for life if you join avforums see the hduk posts regarding this

LN15534 - 500 Gb LaCie F. A. Porsche, 1 x USB 2.0/1.1, 7200 rpm, 8MB Cache £67.83.
LN13117 - 500 Gb LaCie Red Brick, 1 x USB 2.0/1.1, 7200 rpm, 8MB Cache £92.83.
LN14590 - 500 Gb Western Digital MyBook Essential, 1 x USB 2.0/1.1, 7200 rpm, 16MB Cache £70.49 LN21150 - 500GB WD WDE1U5000U Elements External USB2 HDD PC/MAC £69.27.
LN18870 - 500GB Freecom 27756 HardDrive Pro USB-2 & FW800/400 £118.29.
LN17157 - 500GB Freecom 3.5" External Hard Drive 16MB Cache USB-2 PC/MAC £79.83
LN19659 - 500GB Freecom Classic 3.5" External Hard disk 1xUSB2.0/1.1 7200 rpm 8MB 9 ms Black £68.64 .
LN16963 - 500GB Freecom ext Hard Drive Pro - eSATA & USB-2 inc One Touch Data Synchronization £100.49
LN18295 - 500GB LaCie d2 QUADRA eSATA, USB2, Firewire 400 & Firewire 800, 7200rpm, 16MB £115.97
LN18296 - 500GB LaCie d2 SAFE USB2, Firewire 400 & Firewire 800, 7200rpm, 16MB, Biometric Access, Encyption £145.17
LN17941 - 500GB LaCie d2, SATA300, 7200 rpm, 16MB Cache £94.12
LN20069 - 500GB LaCie Desktop Hard Disk USB 2.0 Black £66.98
LN18269 - 500GB Maxtor OneTouch III 16mb 7200rpm USB, Firewire 400 & 800 2 years Warranty £103.06
LN18216 - 500GB Maxtor OneTouch III 16Mb 7200rpm USB2, Firewire 400 2 years Warranty £91.22
LN18232 - 500GB Seagate FreeAgent Desktop 8Mb 7200rpm USB 5 years Warranty £69.20
LN18223 - 500GB Seagate FreeAgent Pro 16Mb 7200rpm USB, eSATA 5 years Warranty £90.70
LN18218 - 500GB Seagate FreeAgent Pro 16Mb 7200rpm USB, Firewire, eSATA 5 years Warranty £101.74
LN21051 - 500GB Seagate ST3500601XS-RK External eSATA 7200rpm 16MB Cache with 2 Port eSATA Controller PC/MAC £69.99
LN17217 - 500GB Western Digital My Book Premium Combo USB 2.0/Firewire 400, 8MB Cache £77.99
LN20690 - 500GB Western Digital WDH1U5000E My Book2 Essential USB 2.0/1.1 £85.75
LN16958 - 500GB(2x250) Freecom DataTank 1xFirewire400/1xFirewire800/1xUSB 2.0, 7200rpm, 8MB Cache (Raid 0 or1) £120.83


ebuyer - LaCie 500GB External Hard Drive USB2.0 Black - Retail - £66 free del

dabs have £10 off over £50 via gc - Western Digital 500GB MyBook Essential USB2 69.99 - 10 = 59.99

Seagate FreeAgent Desktop 500GB 7200RPM 8MB USB quicklinx: 4HMJPZ | mfr#: ST305004FDC1E1- £69.19

LaCie 500GB USB2 7200rpm 8MB, Designed by F.A Porsche quicklinx: 44LGPZ | mfr#: 301103EK - £67.84

Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB 7200RPM S300 16MB 3.5" quicklinx: 4THPPZ | mfr#: HDP725050GLA360 - £66.97

LaCie 500GB 7200RPM USB2 8MB quicklinx: 4Q6FPZ | mfr#: 301285K - £66.09

Original Poster

thanks to everyone who posted replies.i will check them all out.
repped you all.
keep em coming.
thinking maybe i should wait till jan to see if any sales throw up any better deals.
pls let me know if you spot any.
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