Why is internal storage better than external storage Tags: Flash Media DVD RW External Storage Storage Devices Last response: January 27, 2010 12:19 AM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage January 6, 2010 4:22:47 PM Why is a internal DVD/RW storage device better than a external device? More about : internal storage external storage cjl a b G Storage January 6, 2010 4:31:28 PM Primarily because it's faster, although that's less of a concern on a DVD drive. Honestly, there isn't that much of a difference between an internal and an external optical drive. Mimoso a b G Storage January 6, 2010 5:58:34 PM An internal drive is faster, uses less CPU time, is cheaper and doesn't need an external power supply. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Pointertovoid January 27, 2010 12:19:02 AM And there are the many bugs associated with Usb! Like, installing W2k from a Usb drive may need an expensive patch, which in turn adds its own bugs. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumFor external storage , is using an enclosure more reliable than prefab? Forumstorage drive- internal or external , for movie files ForumThecus Brings SATA to External Storage ForumInternal h/d used as external storage using docking station problem ForumNeed Opinions: Using an External Drive as Primary Storage ForumExtra storage for laptop - is internal or external better ? ForumUpgrading my storage . Best method? Internal External ? ForumNew Build, Need help with storage setup ForumHTPC and NAS/ Storage advice ForumDAS for RAID 1 storage ForumWindows 8 Raid 0 on 2 ssd's with an internal sata hdd for storage Forumwhy is two better than one? ForumExternal Storage ForumHome Storage Solution Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumDigit frame not recognizing external hard drive ForumWich ssd is better ForumAre 2 500GB 7200rpm HDD's better than 1 TB 7200rpm HDD for gaming??? ForumExternal Hard Drives with Active Shock Protection ForumWhy won't XP see my USB HDD More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !