Which handy hdd for the Air?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by mesca, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. mesca macrumors member

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    Hello mates, sorry for the dumb title; i am looking for a portable hard-drive which matches low-weight and great capacity. I would like to use it for TimeMachine and as a collector for movies, photos, songs and DMGs.
    There are any hard drive which matches my needs at the Apple's store?!
    Next question, which file-system is better to use: Fat or Apple's ?!
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    I can't help you with the HDD, as most mobile HDDs are 2.5", but maybe take a look at LaCie for stylish offerings.
    1.8" external hdd

    To decide what file system to use:

     
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  4. mesca thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks for reply. What about the performances between FAT and HFS under OSX? Does the FAT decrease the speed of TimeMachine or the movie playback?
     
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    Time Machine only works with HFS+
     
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    The one I linked is smaller. I have one LaCie Rugged with USB 2.0 and it's decent. The rubber protects it and it's relatively small
     
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