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Help with buying a portable hard drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by tyrant_Dragon300, Jan 22, 2008.

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  1. tyrant_Dragon300

    tyrant_Dragon300 Thread Starter

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    I need a portable hard drive because i don't not have enough space on my computer. i was wondering if its possible to put games on it and if i can load like WoW onto it and play right off of it or if that would be to slow? if it wouldn't then i need help finding a not to expensive but very good one.
     
  2. jbm1991

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    if you connect to your PC using fire wire connection instead of USB it probably wouldnt be too bad for playing games off, but i dont really know. butt youd be better transfering music, photos, etc onto removeable and using main HD for games. what size is your current HD and what you looking to buy?
     
  3. tyrant_Dragon300

    tyrant_Dragon300 Thread Starter

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    never mind i just decided that i will buy a small one and put anything but games and stuff need regularly on it
     
  4. Chris A

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    Depending upon your computer specs a new internal drive might be faster and better. Most newer drives spin faster and have faster transfer speeds.

    Buy a new larger drive. Transfer stuff from old drive to new. Set new drive as master then format old drive and use it for storage.

    You will get more space and a faster computer for less money.
     
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