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Just ordered a Toshiba 1TB HDD

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by deepakvrao, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

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  2. macrumors regular

    #2
    I would've stayed away from this one. I think you have plenty of feedback from that particular thread. I wouldn't even have considered this drive.

    good luck.
     
  3. macrumors 6502

    #3
    If he's like me, you see a good deal about something, buy it, then later search the forums for it and have that "ahh ****" moment. lol.

    That said, I've used WD 1 TB drives with my Macbook Air - no problem, along with a 320 GB My Passport drive (for TimeMachine backups).
     
  4. macrumors regular

    #4
    I never dreamt that there would be issues with drives. I actually thought that there would be little to choose between manufacturers. I normally research and buy, and this was an impulse buy when I got a 10% voucher for ebay [which I could have just as well used for a Seagate or WD drive].

    Trying to get the seller to send me s WD/Seagate, and I'll pay the difference.
     
  5. macrumors 68000

    #5
    Thanks for the heads up I almost bought one.
     
  6. macrumors regular

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    Seller agreed to cancel and refund the order. Looking at a Seagate GoFelx 1TB.

    Can someone warn me if it's another dud please?
     
  7. macrumors 6502a

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    in the thread you linked they say that usb3 drives don't work on MBA, but that's not true.
    I have a 1tb verbatim external hdd which works fine with mba.
    It obviously doesn't have the usb3 speed since mba has no usb3, but it works normally.
     
  8. macrumors regular

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    That particular drive has issues with the MBA, I think.
     
  9. macrumors newbie

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    ITB drive for MBA

    I use a 1.5 TB external HD form Freecom with MBA - is has USB 3 and works faultlessly and very fast - It is made of Magnessium material which matches the appearance of the MBA
     

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