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    Question Good brand Portable HDD

    Hello Guys,I want to buy a portable HDD (500Gb or 640Gb) within some days but before buying i need help from you.Which brand will be better and reliable please suggest me.I have never bought this type of things so I am being confused about which brand HDD I should buy.

    I hope you guys will give me a better solution.

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    I can tell you what NOT to buy. DON'T buy ADATA. My bro bought one (500GB) and it fizzed out during the warranty period. He got it replaced, though.

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    Quote Originally Posted by Banglavai View Post
    Hello Guys,I want to buy a portable HDD (500Gb or 640Gb) within some days but before buying i need help from you.Which brand will be better and reliable please suggest me.I have never bought this type of things so I am being confused about which brand HDD I should buy.
    I hope you guys will give me a better solution.
    @Banglavai
    Go for Transcend.

    Click the link for details..

    640GB USB3 - 6k

    750GB USB2 - 7k

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    @amateur_geek is using Transcend portable hdd.He can give you a good idea about it's customer experience .
    Last edited by Arif69; June 15th, 2011 at 12:27.

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    I use transcend Storejet 320GB Its a great HDD, No probs so far, using it for more than a year........

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    Quote Originally Posted by Arif69 View Post
    @amateur_geek is using Transcend portable hdd.He can give you a good idea about it's customer experience .
    My experience has been not good so far. It had got some 'clicking' noise issue /*The infamous term use to refer this is Click of Death*/. Thus, when I took that to the vendor like four months ago, they replaced it with new one. But apparently, its showing another annoying problem. If I put the HDD for idle say, 20minutes or so, its appearance would be lost from computer. What I've to do in order make it visible and workable again is either turn of the power and fire up the machine about a few moments later or swap the USB ports.

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    Quote Originally Posted by amateur_geek View Post
    My experience has been not good so far. It had got some 'clicking' noise issue /*The infamous term use to refer this is Click of Death*/. Thus, when I took that to the vendor like four months ago, they replaced it with new one. But apparently, its showing another annoying problem. If I put the HDD for idle say, 20minutes or so, its appearance would be lost from computer. What I've to do in order make it visible and workable again is either turn of the power and fire up the machine about a few moments later or swap the USB ports.
    So I see you have a very bad experience :/.Anyway do you have any recommendation to Banglabhai ?

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    As u can clearly see, I won't prefer to go for Transcend anymore. He can give a try on WD. Some of my friends have been using WD's portable HDD for long time. Seemingly, they're quite satisfied with the way their WD serving up to now.

    BTW, nice sig, @Arif69 vai
    Last edited by Mahfuz; June 16th, 2011 at 00:51. Reason: nothing

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    Default Re: Good brand Portable HDD

    Another example of UCC importing poor quality (in terms of longevity) products, as nobody else imports the brand Transcend in our country.

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