.mac FireWire Hard Drive Offer

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by simX, Oct 19, 2003.

  1. simX macrumors 6502a


    May 28, 2002
    Bay Area, CA
    Has anybody had any personal experience with the SmartDrive FireWire hard drives that are being offerred for the .mac promo? I'm trying to find a cheap, reliable, FW hard drive in the range of 60-120 GB, and I was wondering if these would fit the bill.

    If anybody has any better recommendations, I'm all ears. Just remember that I have to take advantage of this deal by October 22, which is coming up. :)

    Thanks for any advice anybody can give me.
  2. mangoman macrumors 6502a


    Nov 27, 2002
    Third Floor
    I have one of the FireLite models that are listed for the promo, but only in 20GB size, not 40. I love it. Extremely portable -- carries in your pants pocket. Durable -- I carry it everyday.

    For the record, I use a LaCie 160GB Firewire backup drive. I'm sure these SmartDrive units in larger sizes are just as reliable.

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