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Use External Hard Drive as an Internal Hard Drive

Hi guys. Hard drive prices as you all know have been hiked up terribly. Here in South Africa, internal hard drives 1Tb was R600 = $75. The world shortage caused the hard drives to skyrocket in price from R600 to R1800. That’s a $150 price increase!

Now down to business. I have an external hard drive. Samsung Story. 1TB. I would just like to know what the possibility is, to …

External Hard Drive Speed

I am going to be housing large data sets on an external hard drive. From it I will be doing a lot of reading/writing as I process data from my laptop via a USB 3.0 port.

what should I get to make this run fast when using it. Will there be a bottleneck caused by using a USB cable that will make other factors relevant to speed inconsequential?

USB3 has …

Toshiba Portable External Hard Drives

Toshiba Portable External Hard Drives Toshiba’s Portable External Hard Drives make computer backup simple. They take the complexity out of backing up your computer data by providing easy-to-use backup software for both Windows and Mac users. Powered by USB 2.0, you can take your files just about anywhere. Just one click and you’re on your way to creating a digital safety net to help protect your files.

Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drives – 500/750GB/1TB…

5 Tips for Choosing an External Hard Drive

External Hard Drive External hard drives are great way to back up your favourite photos, videos, music and work documents – especially as they can be stored separately, ensuring your important files remain safe should anything happen to your laptop or computer. If you’ve never bought an external hard drive before then there’s a few pointers here that may help to have on your shopping list before you go and make that final …

Things you should know about external hard drives

Depending on availability of parts during production, the internal hard drive in an external enclosure could be either SATA or EIDE. They can only guarantee drive capacity. They cannot guarantee a particular internal hard drive model, data interface, rotational speed, or cache size in the external hard drive enclosure. Dismantling any single-drive external enclosure to obtain this information will void the warranty of the hard drive. Interface and cache of…

External Hard Drive

image An external hard drive is a type of hard drive which is connected to a computer by a USB cable or other means. Modern entries into the market consist of standard SATA, IDE, or SCSI hard drives in portable disk enclosures with SCSI, USB, IEEE 1394 Firewire, eSATA client interfaces to connect to the host computer.

Modern external hard drives are compatible with all operating systems supporting the relevant interface …