External Hard Drive Advise

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by macbanda, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. macbanda macrumors member

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    Hello, I just bought a new Macbook Pro 15" 2.3 Ghz with the Thunderbolt port. What would be the appropriate external hard drive to get in order to maximize speed given my configuration?

    Thank you
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    What will the HDD be used for? Maybe any USB 3 HDD will suffice your needs, as Thunderbolt devices are still quite expensive.
     
  3. macbanda thread starter macrumors member

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    Thank you for responding, I'd use it mainly to backup files, family pictures, movies, etc.
     
  4. spartacvs macrumors member

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    Get a USB 3.0 like this at B&H Photo, it's currently on sale.
     
  5. kage207 macrumors 6502a

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    USB 3.0 unless you plan on a RAID solution, Thunderbolt is kinda pricey still.
     

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