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Old 6th January 2008, 02:40   #16
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250 GB External 3 Inch Hard Disk available for around 4-4.5k
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Old 7th January 2008, 01:57   #17
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I bought a WD 160 GB Passport model for Rs.4600 Incl VAT and Shipping.
Very sleek, Very good transfer speeds. love it.

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There are even cheaper HDs available around, but WD passport models are an eye candy and they have an unbeatable reputation.
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250 GB External 3 Inch Hard Disk available for around 4-4.5k
3" HDD would require external power supply. Not exactly a portable solution
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Old 7th January 2008, 11:41   #19
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Got a WB My Book Premium ES 500 GB for 8500/- . Not used the sata link till now, but USB is working fine.
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3" HDD would require external power supply. Not exactly a portable solution
Correct!

Im looking for a portable HDD (even 120gb is fine) but it has to be a 4200 RPM drive and preferably a 1.5" - 1.8" casing.

Any ideas
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Old 7th January 2008, 15:00   #21
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I am not much aware of the 1.8" space, however I recently purchased a 160GB WD SATA 2.5" drive. While 2.5" drives come in higher capacities too, the SATA ones are rarer, and my Dell needed a SATA. I also purcased a 11$ SATA casing to use along with my old HDD.
You can look at such a combo.
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Correct!

Im looking for a portable HDD (even 120gb is fine) but it has to be a 4200 RPM drive and preferably a 1.5" - 1.8" casing.

Any ideas
Any particular reason behind 4200 rpm.
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I am not much aware of the 1.8" space, however I recently purchased a 160GB WD SATA 2.5" drive. The SATA ones are rarer.
You can look at such a combo.
Danke Tanveer. I assume the 2.5" your talking about is 5400rpm spec.
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Since we are on the topic of backups, I highly recommend the "SecondCopy" backup software. Damn user friendly and works like a charm.
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Old 7th January 2008, 21:36   #25
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Thanks for all the awesome replies
Decided To Buy this based on replies and reviews
Amazon.co.uk: Western Digital 120GB Passport V2 External USB 2.0 2.5" Hard Drive: Electronics & Photo: Western Digital

Rejected this (as it is a older version )

Amazon.co.uk: Western Digital 160GB Elements External USB 2.0 2.5" Hard Drive: Electronics & Photo: Western Digital
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Thanks for all the awesome replies
Decided To Buy this based on replies and reviews
Amazon.co.uk: Western Digital 120GB Passport V2 External USB 2.0 2.5" Hard Drive: Electronics & Photo: Western Digital
I bought the same one yesterday Need a protective case for it though.
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My friend got a WD 160gb portable drive for 4700 including the VAT and 2% extra for paying by credit card.

Got it from national market

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I bought the same one yesterday Need a protective case for it though.
How much did you pay ??

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I purchased it for Rs4628/- inclusive of VAT.
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Old 20th January 2008, 17:41   #29
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Generally speed of harddrive plays major bottle neck. Always try to go for 7200RPM. Very few USB powered harddrive have it.
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Generally speed of harddrive plays major bottle neck. Always try to go for 7200RPM.
Your right most are 5400. Imagine I was hunting for a 4200

It would prove futile if it was your primary HDD. For storage purposes I guess its no biggie.
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