Closed External Hard Drives: ADATA or Toshiba? Tags: Hard Drives Toshiba External Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 20, 2012 5:43 PM in Storage Share Thornyjohny January 19, 2012 10:50:47 AM Should i buy a 500GB external hard drive from ADATA or from Toshiba? Which brand is more reliable? The ADATA is USB 3, so will it work for my USB 2 ports? ADATA: http://www.flipkart.com/computers/external-hard-disks/itmd377geyksrh8d?pid=accd377fst4gu8ka&_l=hXTQ1srVKkf38d5x_6I5cg--&_r=BDz5Qa9e4HWVd4cmE_LGpQ--&ref=95627cb8-f473-4754-8376-4020b731cc80 Toshiba: http://www.homeshop18.com/toshiba-500-gb-go-usb-2-0-hard-drive/computer-peripherals/computer-peripherals/product:27739369/cid:3268/ More about : external hard drives adata toshiba cliffro January 19, 2012 11:15:27 AM I've got no experience with with either company's External HDDs but USB3 is backwards compatible. Score 0 Best solution legendkiller a b G Storage January 19, 2012 11:18:49 AM ADATA is better, faster file transfer, USB 3 is taking over USB 2 but it's just ganna take awhile... Share Related resources Adata 750GB external hard drive turns into 32GB - Forum MY Toshiba Canvio 3 0 External Hard Drive doesn't show up under myPC - Forum toshiba external hard disk drive - Forum recover files from defective toshiba external hard drive - Forum how to reset password on toshiba external hard drive - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Thornyjohny January 20, 2012 11:01:51 AM OK, thank you, cliffro and LegendKiller, I've decided on the ADATA. Score 0 Thornyjohny January 20, 2012 11:02:15 AM Best answer selected by Thornyjohny. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow do you get a Toshiba external hard drive to pop up once usb cord is plugged in so that i can access my files? Forum SolvedDoes Anyone Know How to Attach My Toshiba Canvio External Hard Drive Directly to a SATA port? Forum SolvedToshiba external hard drive problem.please help Forum SolvedToshiba 1TB External Hard Drive Forum SolvedToshiba Canvio Connect or Toshiba Slim II External Hard Drive For Me? Forum Solvedhow to back up computer to toshiba external hard drive Forum Solvedformatted toshiba external hard drive lost storage now 111 gb instead of 1 tb Forum Toshiba External Hard Drive running when laptop is off Forum Solvedconnection type in a toshiba external hard drive ? Forum Toshiba 4TB desktop external hard drive won't turn on Forum Hi I have a problem with my 2TB Toshiba external hard drive (S/n: 83ONP4XKTXR6). It wont work on USB2.0 but I am able to view Forum External Hard Disk Drive Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Forum Toshiba 1TB External Hard Drive spinning up, but it's not recognised by WIndows 7 Forum Toshiba 1tb External Hard Drive Turns On But Not Recognized Forum Toshiba External Hard Drive now unable to be opened Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !