Which Firewire 800 Drive in UK?

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  1. timmillwood macrumors 6502a

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  2. exoriare macrumors member

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    Try a search on the Western Digital My Book Pro. They come in 250 and 500Gb. They get good reviews. Don't have one but have just ordered the 500Gb from Komplett.co.uk - they do the 250Gb for £105.01.
     
  3. thworple macrumors 6502

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    Try Overclockers for the Western Digital MyBook mentioned in the previous post. With postage factored in its a bit cheaper. Good luck.
     
  4. shawsinio macrumors regular

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    I have a 160GB MyBook Drive and it works great, although its only the Firewire 400 version, as my MacBook doesn't support Firewire 800. They look great and are really pretty quiet too IMO.

    EDIT: Forgot to mention I bought mine from dabs.
     
  5. timmillwood thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yeh the MyBook is only Firewire 400 i am looking for Firewire 800, i would like the extra speed!
     
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    Don't think so. The Overclockers price does not include VAT - the Komplett site does.

    I got the 500Gb for £186.71 inc VAT and delivery. Overclockers comes to £205.62
     
  8. Peterkro macrumors 68020

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    Savastore has a 250gb lacie d2 for £85 if anyone wants one,it's grade B (scratched case ) pretty good deal for a good drive.(just search Lacie on Savastore site and scroll to find).
     
  9. thworple macrumors 6502

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    I was talking about the 250GB one as the OP said "cheap". Komplett is £122.52 for 2-3 day delivery, £122.19 on Overclockers for next day delivery.

    Not much of a difference in price, but they'd get it quicker. :)
     
  10. exoriare macrumors member

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    But if you're interested in cheap, why pay over the odds to get it quicker? And certainly not £17.50 on a £105 drive. By Parcelforce you can get this from Komplett for £111.76 within the UK in 3-4 days.

    (BTW I don't work for Komplett :))

    - but fair enough, you pay your money, you take your choice.
     
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