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Help me choosing an external hard drive

Ali_118

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Guys I am planing to buy an external hard drive.but i don't have any idea or experience about hard drives,even I don't know what are the specification I have to look for a good hard drive.Please help me to choose from "Seagate 1TB Expansion USB 3.0" & "WD 1TB Elements" or suggest me some other model/company
Thanks
 
Hi there Ali_118,

No matter which drive you go with, you need to keep in mind that mechanical drives would eventually fail. So, you really need to keep the data that you can't afford to loose stored on at least two places. :)

If you go with WD Element, it may be a good idea to test it from time to time with WD's DLG tool(both short and extended tests) in order to keep an eye on its health status: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=T94iKi

Cheers,
D_Know_WD :)
 
Hi there Ali_118,

No matter which drive you go with, you need to keep in mind that mechanical drives would eventually fail. So, you really need to keep the data that you can't afford to loose stored on at least two places. :)

If you go with WD Element, it may be a good idea to test it from time to time with WD's DLG tool(both short and extended tests) in order to keep an eye on its health status: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=T94iKi

Cheers,
D_Know_WD :)
 

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