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USB-powered 1TB drive

I'm not sure how many of you knew this, but WD has a 1TB version of their Passport drive.
http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.asp?driveid=691

Western Digital came out with a 2TB internal drive not too long ago; I wonder how long it'll be before they put it in a USB-powered enclosure.

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as long as it would take you

as long as it would take you to buy the 3.5" 2TB SATA drive and a 3.5" SATA external USB enclosure.

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cool though i have never

cool though i have never filled my 250gb passport (got for $55)

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i never got around to filling

i never got around to filling my 200GB Maxtor One Touch II even though i paid 300$ for it about 7 years ago. (;>.>)

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Lightweights

BahamutWestern Digital came out with a 2TB internal drive not too long ago; I wonder how long it'll be before they put it in a USB-powered enclosure.

Miras long as it would take you to buy the 3.5" 2TB SATA drive and a 3.5" SATA external USB enclosure.

Wouldn't be USB powered. I'm sure you can get an external 2TB drive by now, but an iPod-sized hard drive without a power supply that just runs off USB is something else entirely (and much cooler).

jmw222cool though i have never filled my 250gb passport (got for $55)

Miri never got around to filling my 200GB Maxtor One Touch II even though i paid 300$ for it about 7 years ago. (;>.>)

Lightweights. I've got 1.43TB between four hard drives at home and they stay pretty close to full. One of these days I need to just get a 2TB drive and consolidate most of it there.

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Well the thing is there is a

Well the thing is there is a 1TB 2.5" drive out there now which is why they have a USB powered 1TB drive. The higher volumes are 3.5" which require 12V power instead of 5V @ .5A.

I am not a lightweight. you obviously havent seen my short bio description on this fine site (@___@). I just dont have a use for a big giant behemoth of a drive.

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I must be a super heavyweight

I've got 3 1TB external drives, a 2x1TB RAID array, a 320GB Passport, 2 160GB drives in my laptop, an 8GB memory stick, a 1GB Micro SD card, and a 1GB Cruzer Mini.

Vintage!

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MirI am not a lightweight.

MirI am not a lightweight. you obviously havent seen my short bio description on this fine site (@___@). I just dont have a use for a big giant behemoth of a drive.

I have not, but I just looked at it, and stand corrected. That's a lot of data storage, albeit on many, mostly small devices. You could stand to sell a lot of that and use the proceeds to buy one 1TB drive and have everything in one place. If you wanted to.

Bahamut{I must be a super heavyweight} I've got 3 1TB external drives, a 2x1TB RAID array, a 320GB Passport, 2 160GB drives in my laptop, an 8GB memory stick, a 1GB Micro SD card, and a 1GB Cruzer Mini.

Indeed. You're pushing almost 6TB there, assuming your RAID is striped, rather than mirrored, in which case it would be almost 5TB, still impressive.

...I really need a little portable hard drive. Doesn't need to be huge. 40GB would be fine, 80GB would be more than enough. Lucky for me, I couldn't get an 80GB for too much cheaper than I could get a 250-320GB brand new with a nice case on Newegg. Fifty, sixty bucks for no-name brands which get decent reviews. Ain't bad if you can afford it, and my wife busted my chops for spending $30 on the 16GB Corsair Flash Voyager. Should have just went to a portable hard drive at that point.

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hehe... thats not including

hehe... thats not including my new 160GB SATA and 2TB SATA i just got yesterday >:F

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wd

well a WD Scorpio Black 250gb (7200rpm, 16mb cache) in a usb enclosure and only for $55 is a nice deal, especially when the drive on the inside sells on the wd website for over $90

fyi i am at like 125/250gb

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