Getting a new harddrive, what should i get?

  1. I am interested in getting a new external hard drive for my computer, but im not sure which to get. I am hoping for one thats 500 gb, or 1 tb. I will be using it to store recorded movies from fraps, and to back up my data. Does anyone have some suggestions?
  2. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    Do you plan on actually sharing it with anything else?

    Reason I say is you might be best getting an internal drive if its a PC. It'll work a lot faster as well.

    Most external drives are pretty similar though, whats your budget?
  3. thesurvivor190

    thesurvivor190 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 67

    I want a external hard drive, because i want to be able to use it with my netbook and on my friend's computer. My budget is under $280, but obviously the lower the better. I want a high write speed, as i want to record fraps movies at 1920X1080.

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