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Re: [vox-tech] OT external disk for backup
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Re: [vox-tech] OT external disk for backup



I picked up a 100GB notebook drive with 5 yr warranty. Seagate
ST9100823A-RK. Put it in this
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=41911&item=5202551025&rd=1
enclosure and firewire or USB good to go with self power or external
DiG McGahan.
--- Dylan Beaudette <dylan@iici.no-ip.org> wrote:
> One more today...
> 
> I am looking into getting an external hard disk for backing up my 
> system (simple stuff with rsync).
> 
>  From what I have heard it is possible to get a better (i.e. higher 
> quality) setup by purchasing the drive and enclosure separately. I have 
> found a couple nice firewire/USB2 enclosures, and was wondering if 
> anyone has any suggestions on 3.5 inch hard disks. I am mainly 
> interested in warranty, so anything over 3 years would be ideal, but of 
> course that may not be possible anymore. Also, I would rather have a 
> more reliable drive than more storage space- so would it make sense to 
> purchase a smaller drive thinking that a lower data density will lead 
> to better reliability?
> 
> any suggestions would be helpful!
> 
> 
> --
> Dylan Beaudette
> Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
> University of California at Davis
> 530.754.7341
> 
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