Best External Hard drive for powerbook?

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  1. Kozzy McKoz

    Kozzy McKoz OT Supporter

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    any recommendations?
     
  2. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    do you want an ultra-portable 2.5" drive, or a standard high-capacity (and typically faster) 3.5" drive?

    In either case, build it yourself.

    3.5" Kingwin Aluminum IEEE-1394/USB2.0 enclosure
    Seagate 7200RPM PATA HDD (whatever capacity floats your boat)

    2.5" Vantec Aluminum USB2.0 enclosure
    Toshiba Notebook PATA 16MB Cache HDD (whatever capacity floats your boat)
     
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    Vantec 3.5" enclosure FTW. I use one with a Samsung Spinpoint with my Powerbook. It also has e.SATA so I can connect it to my desktop at the same time.

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    Firewire for the win.
     
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    Is there an affordable Firewire 800 enclosure?
     
  6. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    i personally like that lacie drive that was designed by porsche, it looks pretty :)
     
  7. Pitt

    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    I have a western digital and hasn't given me any problems... I'm picking up another soon to stack on top of it soon.
     
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    Maxtor 250gb FW
     
  9. Rev. Johnny Vegas

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    3rd one to recommend a Vantec enclosure. I have two right now and I've had zero complaints. :bigthumb:

    Just get a regular internal drive for a good price and slap it in a Vantec enclosure.
     

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