Buffalo 160GB External Hard Drive

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by keltbrat, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. keltbrat macrumors newbie

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    Hi, just wondering, i have a macmini running Mac OS x tiger will this hard drive be suitable or is it Windows only.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. super_kev macrumors 6502

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    Any external hard drive can be used with a Mac if it has a USB/USB 2.0 or Firewire 400 port. The Mac should see a PC partition (FAT32, etc.) without any problem, but it would be best to reformat it in Disk Utility to Mac OS Extended (Journaled), and then you'd be good to go. :)
     
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