Need to buy an external Hard drive but dont know which brand

December 25, 2018 at 04:41:22
Specs: Windows 10
i was thinking of buying a TB external hard drive but i don't know much about which brand will have the best(long lasting, durable, fast data transfer etc) external hard drive. which brand external hard drive should i buy?

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#1
December 25, 2018 at 06:14:56
What size - 1TB, 2TB, etc? Connect using USB 2 or USB 3?

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#2
December 25, 2018 at 07:01:31
As far as MTBF (failure rate) is concerned:

https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard...

https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard...

Seagates tend to have a high failure rate, but only on specific models. I've never really had a problem with them, nor for that matter, with WD's.

You can also look into SSD's, but, eventually, they too also fail:

https://www.wepc.com/tips/ssd-relia...

"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."

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#3
December 26, 2018 at 05:50:08
a 2TB hard drive.
seems like i missed a "2" before the "TB"
and connect using USB 3

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