Is This External Reliable?

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Is This External Reliable?

Postby Minimoto » Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:39 pm

I've been reading reviews, and truth be told, they're all over the place. I can't get a good grasp if this thing is reliable. I really want to be careful because my last one broke after only one month of usage, a damn waste of $100+, and I don't want a repeat situation. This one (Warranty? My cousin brought the thing to his friend saying he'll fix it, I was like no man, let's just replace it on warranty, he said we'd do that if he couldn't fix it. Next thing is, I read the stupid warranty and it won't work if screws or stickers and stuff is missing, and his awesome friend broke the outside casing by accident... so that's a no go)
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby Kariudo » Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:24 pm

Doesn't look like the HP one has any reliability issues. For the price they're asking though, you can get an external from a more established HDD manufacturer (Western Digital, Seagate or Iomega for example).

Western Digital has always done good for me, so I'd go for this or something similar
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby Minimoto » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:09 pm

Oh, Western Digital. My cousin recommended that but said the price is really high. Guess not so much.
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby CodeZTM » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:17 pm

Yeah, I've got three western digitals, and I've never so much as had a SQUEAK out of them. :up:
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby Minimoto » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:34 pm

Now just to find a way to order them. My family is the type that thinks that EVERYTHING and EVERYBODY online is out to steal your identity, money, etc. Nobody is to be trusted... so I had to ensure them of soooo much just to buy my AX ticket. I'd buy it if it was local store but I don't have a credit card...
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby Kariudo » Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:35 pm

You should be able to pick one up at any decent electronics store, like Best Buy.
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby CodeZTM » Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:44 pm

I got my first two at Wal-Mart. :uhoh:
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby Minimoto » Thu Jun 24, 2010 1:01 am

I'll see if I can.
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Re: Is This External Reliable?

Postby Minimoto » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:37 am

Just bought it. I got a Western Digital My Book Essential External Hard Drive. Cost me about $120.
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