Recommendations for USB Drive

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by foghorn, Sep 12, 2004.

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  1. foghorn

    foghorn Registered Member

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    I would be interested in hearing positive recommendations of external USB drives which are compatable with TI 8.0.

    I am not running a commercial setup, just a small home network so cost may be a factor.

    Many thanks.
     
  2. rths

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    I use a Hitachi 2.5 inch notebook drive mounted in an Enermax USB 2.0 case. So far has worked with all the software I have tried. :D
     
  3. michael_in_atlanta

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    I am using a Maxtor 40 GB external USB drive for full and incremental backups with V8. Since the entire contents of my C drive is less than 20 GB (I keep things cleaned up) this drive is plenty big enough. I got it for $99 at CompUSA. When I go away for a while I can unplug the drive and store it in a safe place, just in case.
     
  4. lallaz

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    Hi Foghorn

    I use an Iomega 40GB USB external HDD. I get restore speeds on 8 minutes for a 10GB NTFS System partition. The System partition has 6GB of data.
     
  5. foghorn

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    Many thanks for your posts - they were a great help.

    In the end I went for a Mentor 3.5" case which cost about £26, and dropped a 40GB drive into it. All seems fine so far.
     
  6. riechert

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    I've got a spare WD ATA drive that's begging to be put in a USB enclosure and used for backup storage. Aside from the Enermax case mentioned above, any other recommendations for USB cases that work with TI 8?
     
  7. Tsu

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    I just got home from Costco and for those in the USA and Canada they have an external 160 gb Maxtor in a can that has both USB2 and Firewire. It's in the $270CN range. I personally use a pair of USB2 cans with smaller drives and have the first partition FAT32 2 gb so I can use it for for sneaker net, can get to it with a bootable WIN98 floppy with freeware USB 1.0 drivers.

    Images get saved to the NTFS larger second partition.
     
  8. riechert

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    What brand are the cases?
     
  9. Tsu

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