Time capsule 500gb or external seagate sata II 500gb what are the + and - points.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by teadigger, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. teadigger macrumors member

    Jan 15, 2009
    Hi I am at the point of going down the road of a external hard drive to save photos, video ect from a mac mini core duo 80gb. It is a toss up between the time capsule and a mac style enclosure with a (seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500gb with oxford chip set). Anyone with good or bad experience of either or using a system like the above any info would help to make the choice. many thanks Teadigger
  2. emptyCup macrumors 65816


    Jan 5, 2005
    Time Capsules are fine if you also need a wireless router you can plug a printer into for wireless printing. If you just need an external disk drive it will be cheaper to just buy the drive

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