Buffalo 1TB portable USB 2.0 drive - $59 shipped

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  1. Kaido

    Kaido Elite Member & Kitchen Overlord

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    #1 Kaido, Feb 11, 2013
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    Nice, the 1 TB mini drives usually go for $90 and up.

    These USB-powered drives are great for backups, no need to connect a wall-wart. I have a 120 GB WD 2.5"that works great, but that's not enough space for a full backup.
     
  3. Kaido

    Kaido Elite Member & Kitchen Overlord

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    Yeah, and they're actually making them in 2TB sizes now...albeit in 15mm thickness, so you can't shell them and slap them in a laptop. Only $149 tho!

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822236187
     
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    Albeit notice this drive has no USB 3.0, only USB 2.0 so it will crawl...
     
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    Good point, updated the OP. USB 3.0 is so nice on machines that have the ports...
     
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    Sold out while I was trying to add to cart :(
     
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    Thank You!
     
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    I didn't know buy.com was gone (well, absorbed into this new company). I guess things just keep changing (and companies keep going under).
    If this drive comes back in stock, I might consider it. In fact, I could see getting several of them for a marketing promotion we're thinking about. But I'm wondering about the drive's track record. Is Buffalo the manufacturer of the actual drive, or does anyone know who is? And is Buffalo reliable?
     
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    I wish that their linkstation pros would go on sale. They seem to be the only decent NAS drive in the sub $300 category (drive included).