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Sep 5, 2020
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External HDD

Hi everyone, I'm looking to buy a reliable external hard drive (non ssd) with USB 3.0/3.1 and at least 1TB storage. I will need to have this shipped to NS, so I can do EMT.
Let me know what you have! Thanks!
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Mar 25, 2003
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Markham
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fyi, in an external an ssd will be more reliable then mechanical hard drive
mechanical drive easily breaks if you drop it accidentally
but is your choice
Staples have 1TB non ssd on special $69.97 https://www.staples.ca/products/2939051 ... thn1000400
$64.99 https://www.staples.ca/products/2438378 ... rive-black
96TB Mediasonic H82-SU3S2 / 72TB Raid 50 on Mediasonic H8R2-SU3S2
48TB Node 304 / i5-3570 / Server 2016 Essentials
12TB HP Mediasmart EX 495 (E8400, 3.0GHZ, 4GB Mushkin), with Server 2016 Essentials
16TB Qnap TS-459 Pro
[OP]
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Sep 5, 2020
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Thank you for the advice and linking me to those deals! I'd like to help out someone on here first before buying from the store.
I know an ssd would be better, however it will be overkill for the needs of the person using this.
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Ugh..

I have a brand new Seagate One Touch external SSD - 1 Terabyte SSD

Can't match the cost of a mechanical drive.

https://www.amazon.ca/Seagate-Touch-Ext ... B07X2N8DFJ

140$

I also have a brand new FireCuda Gaming SSD - 500 Gig NVMe

https://www.amazon.ca/Seagate-Firecuda- ... B083GH6X5V

130$

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