TaranT wrote:You pay a premium for (1) high speed and (2) small size.
The 120GB is a small laptop drive; the other two are Raptor models (10,000 RPM).
BasharOfTheAges wrote:I'd advise not shopping at best buy for HDDs - not because there's anything inherently wrong with them, but since they have tons of physical locations, they have more overhead than, say, an online retailer like newegg.com. I may be wrong with some of the drives mentioned here, but try searching for the same or similar drives at newegg and tell me if you don't find cheaper prices - even with the shipping costs.
OzzieAlThor79 wrote:2 words: Geek Squad.
OzzieAlThor79 wrote:Also, we want to transfer what we have on this drive over to a new one first. Is there a way to do that without having 3 Hard Drives?
BasharOfTheAges wrote:OzzieAlThor79 wrote:Also, we want to transfer what we have on this drive over to a new one first. Is there a way to do that without having 3 Hard Drives?
Not cost-effectively, no. You need to have both drives connected to transfer the data between them or write everything to storage media (DVD, tape drive, etc.) and re-copy all of that to the new drive (and hope it wasn't corrupted or lost in the process).
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