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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Extra storage for laptop - is internal or external better? Forum Internal storage vs external storage Forum External drives stripped from cases and installed as internal storage Forum SolvedFor external storage, is using an enclosure more reliable than prefab? Forum Internal h/d used as external storage using docking station problem Forum Internal SATA II drive or External USB 3.0 drive for extra storage? Forum Upgrading my storage. Best method? Internal External? Forum External or internal storage for file server? Forum storage drive-internal or external, for movie files Forum Why flash storage is more reliable than mechanical storage? Forum Why flash storage is more reliable than mechanical storage? Forum SolvedInternal storage drive stops working (I/O device error, explorer.exe error, valid win32 application error) Forum SolvedThere thould be more storage on my SSD than it says Forum SolvedProblem Replacing Internal Storage Drive Forum SolvedCant move files from internal storage to SD card Forum SolvedOkay to unplug internal storage devices? Forum SolvedWant to upgrade internal HDD storage of my laptop from 500 GB to 2 TB. Forum SolvedUsing a notebook internal hard drive for desktop storage? Forum SolvedInternal Storage Drive is not showing up. Forum SolvedLenovo Y510p- does it have internal space for a second storage drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !