Quality of brands – external HDs

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by irishgrizzly, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. irishgrizzly macrumors 65816


    May 15, 2006
    Just wondering how people rate the different brands?

    Are Iomega any good. I would normally go WD or Seagate (but was warned off maxtor).
  2. geoffreak macrumors 68020


    Feb 8, 2008
    I would go with WD if you are buying an external. Their offerings are some of the best storage and reliability for the price.

    Keep in mind that all hard drives will fail, so always make sure to backup your data.
  3. remmy macrumors 6502a

    Jul 1, 2007
    Been impressed with the WD mybook I recently bought so far. Runs really quietly and backed up everything very quickly (fw800/5oogb)

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