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    Micro Hd - Any good??

    I need a portable backup for image files - need reliabilty and reasonable speed - this any good?

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/160GB...8MB-Cache-2-ms

    Had a Maxtor 'basic' before that failed on me after 6 months
    But this one looks quite nice......................

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    Re: Micro Hd - Any good??

    I despise maxtor personally but for the same money you can get a 250GB western digitial passport which are fantastic, I've got about 4 kicking around the place now

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    Re: Micro Hd - Any good??

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    I despise maxtor personally but for the same money you can get a 250GB western digitial passport which are fantastic, I've got about 4 kicking around the place now
    I agree totally with this statement, stay away from the maxtors.

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    Re: Micro Hd - Any good??

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    I despise maxtor personally but for the same money you can get a 250GB western digitial passport which are fantastic, I've got about 4 kicking around the place now
    Quote Originally Posted by Hawker1986 View Post
    I agree totally with this statement, stay away from the maxtors.

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    I totally agree with both statements, iv had nothing but trouble with Maxtors in the past, on the flip side its Western Digital couldn't be better!

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    Re: Micro Hd - Any good??

    Ok so it's not just me, I think I'll look at one of the WD's thanks guys

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    Re: Micro Hd - Any good??

    Not sure if Maxtor deserve a bad reputation for their 2.5" drives, but the linked product is quite expensive. I am happy with my WD Passport, and for £6 more, you can get a 400GB model (or save £10 and get a 250GB): http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/d...?s=passport&d=

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