USB Hard Drives

Stephen Allen freebsduk at rowyerboat.com
Tue Oct 31 20:18:04 GMT 2006


James O'Gorman wrote:
> A 3.5" 2.5" drive? Sounds like it's confused :-)

Sorry, my bad - I meant 2.5" (as I'm sure you realised!)

> Whenever we get a batch of Hitachi disks at work they die within a
> month, and their software is even worse (we have the misfortune of using

That's a shame.  There's an equivalent Seagate model too if you like 
Seagate.

> Isn't 7200rpm a bit of a power drain? What about heat/noise/vibration?

It's deadly silent, warm but not hot, no vibration and will run off just 
one USB2 socket on my PC.

Steve :)




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