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What is the best portable HDD in terms of Reliability and cost?
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    Dima wrote:

    > Hello
    > What is the best portable HDD in terms of Reliability and cost?

    Probably a used Microdrive bought off of ebay.

    Now, perhaps if you specify a few parameters . . .

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    Thanks for your reply.
    How reliable is Western Digital Passport 40GB USB drive?
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    Thanks J. Clarke
    Why a used Microdrive?
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    Dima wrote:

    > Thanks J. Clarke
    > Why a used Microdrive?

    The criteria were "reliability and cost", not "capacity" or "transfer rate".
    A used Microdrive can be had dirt cheap, and they're designed to compete
    directly with solid state CF memory, so they're made to be about as durable
    as a hard disk gets.

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    What is the Microdrive capacity?
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