Recommendations for Reliable External Hard Disk


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well the rates went high after the tsunami that hit. supplies got disrupted , but still i wonder why the prices haven't gotten down [thinking] for 4000 rupees , my friend purchased 1 TB HDD.
 
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well the rates went high after the tsunami that hit. supplies got disrupted , but still i wonder why the prices haven't gotten down [thinking] for 4000 rupees , my friend purchased 1 TB HDD.
Me too purchased 1TB external @3400rs with VAT around in 2011. But now internal 1TB costs 3900rs
 

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well i told my friend the same , we took some cash out from the ATM , only to know that it now cost double. the next day he had to deposit the same cash in the bank which took 45 minutes [lol]
 
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Bought a Wd 2Tb External for 6.9k from ebay.
Seagate is priced cheaper but direct imports are not honoured for warranty in india.
Also ebay sellers pass on direct imports hence played it safe with Wd.
 
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Ya i would recommend WD as well as the first choice and then one can look for seagate.

Toshiba's are really good as well. And they are pretty cheaper than the WD and Seagate. I am using one from last 2 years.
 
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Ya i would recommend WD as well as the first choice and then one can look for seagate.

Toshiba's are really good as well. And they are pretty cheaper than the WD and Seagate. I am using one from last 2 years.
Yes Toshiba is most relieble brand for HDD. My laptop has toshiba hard disk and its serving for 7 years without any problem.
 

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Been using seagate since many years 40gb,120gb,500gb,1.5Tb and no complains on any of the hard drives yet.Brought 2TB but havent used it yet.
 
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Hi,

I got a Seagate 1TB HDD, over a year ago. No complaints and no regrets.
Paid 5400 rps.

I would also like to suggest it to others as mine has a spotless track record. [:D]
 
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The search ends. Got the Western Digital Elements 500 GB External Hard Disk.

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Drive Safe,
350Z
 
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I’m noticing a strange issue with this hard disk. It shows limited available space upon connecting to laptop. However, it becomes fine if I reconnect through USB again.

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I’m noticing a strange issue with this hard disk. It shows limited available space upon connecting to laptop. However, it becomes fine if I reconnect through USB again.

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time to RMA then [evil]

there were a lot of options and cheaper too.

any specific reason for WD?
 
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there were a lot of options and cheaper too. any specific reason for WD?
Hope the issue can be fixed without replacing the piece. I’m using HDD to store sensitive data. Hence, decided to opt for WD after collecting several user opinions.

Drive Safe,
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