Most recommended 500GB+ portable harddrive for MacBook? And why?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by just.b.cous*, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. just.b.cous* macrumors newbie


    Dec 12, 2009
    Best Place On Earth
    I need help deciding which brand/model to purchase.. and I'm hoping to get it by the 27th. Please N Thank you.
  2. NeoMac macrumors regular


    Feb 10, 2006
    I was reading an article in the Jan 2010 issue of Macworld or Maclife I can't remember which one but anyway they did a test looking at portable hard drives and the one they recomended was the 500 GB WB Passport Studio. It performed best of all the different models they used for their study. That's the one I will be purchasing for my MBP. I'm going to wait until after the holidays hoping someone in my family will buy me a Best Buy gift card. :cool:
  3. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604


    Dec 29, 2006
    dallas, texas
    I have a Western Digital. I must tell you that if I hadn't needed the drive that day, I would have bought an OWC. Check this out.

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