Which 2TB External Hard Drive should I get for my Mac Pro?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by SLR2009, May 6, 2010.

  1. SLR2009 macrumors regular

    Mar 19, 2009
    Hey, I purchased a Western Digital my book external hard drive for my Mac Pro but I had issues with it trying to remove the Smartware software (installing Firmware and Virtual CD Manager didn't remove it). I plan on returning it.

    What 2TB External Hard Drive should I get for my Mac Pro running Snow Leopard 10.6.3? I would prefer it to have Firewire but it's not a necessity. I'm running Snow Leopard 10.6.3. Should I get the OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro, or the LACIE 2TB?

    Any other external drives that I should check out?

    Thanks guys
  2. kierend macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2010
    I've always found the LaCie's pretty sweet bud, just bought one myself, having a few formatting issues though :(
  3. waloshin macrumors 68040

    Oct 9, 2008
  4. SLR2009 thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 19, 2009
    Thanks guys. Any others that I should consider?
  5. AppleNewton macrumors 68000


    Apr 3, 2007
    1 Finite Place
    I like these QUAD Interface drives
  6. weirdwilbur macrumors newbie

    May 11, 2010

    I followed the link you provided and they claim that their machines are made by Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung, Seagate and Western Digital. I just bought a LaCie. I think it might have been made by Seagate. So, why didn't I buy a Seagate and avoid the opportunity to pay LaCie a little MORE money for putting their name on it? Oh well.
  7. Hackint0sh macrumors member


    Apr 12, 2010

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