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    Grammar Nazi BG5150's Avatar
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    Is this a good external drive?

    I was thinking about asking for this Christmas. What do think?

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...9084&CatId=531
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    Why don't you just get a bigger internal hard drive.

    250 gig for $69
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?EdpNo=1265028

    or 320 gig for $139
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?EdpNo=1460966
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    I hate tiger direct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shao-LiN
    I hate tiger direct.
    Can I ask why? (Not knocking on you just wondering)
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    I hate them too because they never send you the money for the rebates. Just do a search on the internet and see how many people actually got their rebates.

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    Wow I didn't know that external drives were so cheap these days. I've been needing to get one for a while (my laptop only holds 40gb and it's a beeeotch to get cheap and yet large hard drives for laptops).
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    Same here. I need the external for my laptop.
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    how much porn do you guys have on your laptops?

    a 100GB laptop HD for $138 should be more than enough for most.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822149028
    Last edited by David; 12-01-2005 at 06:31 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Great
    Can I ask why? (Not knocking on you just wondering)
    Mostly because they advertise pretty decent prices w/ rebates, but you never get them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TripleP
    how much porn do you guys have on your laptops?
    Well back when I had a DeluxePass membership... psssht I maxed out my hard drive in no time (same with my right hand). But honestly the majority of any large hard drive I'd get would be mostly filled with TV shows and games.
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    You can buy an external enclosure, and an internal drive and make out cheaper in the end. I bought a Venus enclosure with a Maxtor 300GB drive and it was cheaper than any of the 'pre-made' kits. You can get one with firewire or usb.

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    I bought that drive months ago and it has worked great for me. No problems as of yet, and the price is excellant. I opened this thread because I had just bought the drive, it is pretty funny that you were considering the same drive.

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    Also the rebate is from seagate, not tiger direct. So yo will certainly get it. I have the check in my hand. 50 bucks

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    Go on newegg.com they have everything you need and ship realy fast.

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    I got a 240 gig ACOM firewire drive for about the same price. They seem comparable to me. I did have to replace the Acom after 2 years (started dying on me) but luckily I had a warranty. I also had all my data backed up...only lost the D's and E's of my music.

    The price seems good and seagate makes decent hard drives.
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