External HDs

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  1. Fidel Castro

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    What kind of external hard drives are you all using? :confused:
     
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    I've been using 3 sata drives in vantec enclosures for the last couple years. Now that they're full I decided to pick up a Western Digital My Book Studio II 2TB. It came in yesterday. It looks great, quiet, has Raid 0 or Raid 1, and has Firewire 800 which is rare is many externals.
     
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    5 WD's, 3 of which are the mybooks, and 1 passport.
     
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    Hoo boy...

    500gb iomega prestiege USB2.0 for Time Machine
    750gb Seagate FreeAgent FW400 for photos
    500gb WD Studio FW800 (just got a refurb back after RMA-ing the old one, 3 year warranty ftw) going to be used for videos
    320gb WD Passport USB2.0 for general storage
    250gb WD Passport USB2.0 as a second backup of photos and music
     
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    Seagate

    I've since moved them all into a NAS
     
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    WD my book studio 500g and 1T II edition.
     
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    3 WD 1TB mybooks and 1 passport
     
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    I need a freaking hub for my iMac.

    WD My book 1TB - General Storage
    WD Passport 500GB - 250GB for Time Machine, 250GB for Videos
    External Enclosure 500GB SATA - Music Storage
    External Enclosure 80GB SATA - Picture Storage
    External Enclosure 40GB - Old files

    Not enough freaking USB ports. :(
     
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    i need to get a second external, my 750 is full and so is my mbp's internal
     
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    hub ftw. can't imagine not having one.
     
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    Mostly Seagate drives. Never Maxtor or LaCie

    Here are a couple of them.
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    Jesus christ you guys have a lot of crap to store. I do photography as a side job and still have yet to fill up my HD.

    I have a 320gb passport I picked up for the AppleTV and a Maxtor 250gb external for Time Machine.

    I have a 640gb 2nd drive in my desktop, but barely filled it up half way with video rips.
     

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