Which external drive (500 GB) to buy? Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital External Drive Storage Last response: November 20, 2010 1:59 AM in Storage Share vivek4020 November 19, 2010 1:03:23 PM Hi everyone, I am planning to buy a 500 GB 2.5" Portable. I have narrowed down my options to 1. Western Digital Elements 500 GB 2. Verbatim 500 GB 3. Transcend StoreJet 25D2 500 GB 4. Seagate Expansion 500 GB This will be my first external hard disk. I have never used one before. I will be using it to mainly backup my files. I would like it to last long and perform well Please suggest one for me More about : external drive 500 buy jsc a b G Storage November 19, 2010 2:00:30 PM I own 3 WD external drives: a 750 GB, a 1.5 TB, and a 2 TB. No problems with any of them. Gives my home network of three desktops, a 15.6" laptop, and a netbook a total of 11.5 TB of storage, all WD. vivek4020 November 19, 2010 9:36:17 PM Actually i have a WD internal HD and a Seagate too. But i dont know about externals Related resources Where can i buy PCB for 500GB WD External HDD? - Forum Wd 500gb external hard drive wrong power supply - Forum Hitachi external hard drive 500gb problems need to recover data - Forum 500GB seagate external hardisk issue - Forum Seagate 500 GB External Hard Drive Goes eSATA - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsc a b G Storage November 20, 2010 12:44:43 AM Well, the WD externals all use WD drives inside. vivek4020 November 20, 2010 1:59:31 AM Okay. Looks like i will go for a WD Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumI have a western digital 500gb external hard drive ForumSeagate 500gb external drive running and recognized, but won't open ForumHow to repair seagate 500gb external hard drive ForumI have an iomega hard 500 GB external hard drive ForumRunning Spinrite 6 on a 500gb external drive Forum500 GB Seagate external hard drive problem ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumDropped my external harddrive, what to do?! ForumHow to format an external hard drive that is not visible ForumExternal vs Internal Forum[Solved] Second Hard Drive ForumNew hard drive not detected by Vista ForumHard drive shelf life ForumExternal raid question ForumPurchasing a second laptop hard drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !