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#1 yahsemtough

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Posted 29 April 2003 - 11:12 AM

I am thinking of getting one as my laptop is filling up. Any suggestions other than possibly having to partition by installing it in my computer first.

Any reason why I should think of something else?

Thanks for any help.
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#2 2mike

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Posted 30 April 2003 - 03:29 PM

The 80GB Travelstar HDD goes for $300. which is only $20 more than two 40GB 40GNX HDDs.

When you upgrade your laptop, you can pull out and sell the new one, and plunk in the 80GB.

I bought both an X-Drive-II and a Tripper, both empty, for $250 total, with free shipping, and a
40GB 40GNX Travelstar for $140+tax+shipping. The X in GNX is important and distinguishes
it from the 40GN series ( a 40GB 40GN goes for about $100+tax+shipping ). I also have a
40GB 40GN and will be benchmarking the two.

I'll be benchmarking the enclosures for speed and power consuption. In the meantime, if you
have any questions, I'll do my best to answer them.
it arrived! now waiting for the housing etc...

#3 yahsemtough

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Posted 01 May 2003 - 06:21 AM

Thanks, I appreciate the info. And, may ask some questions soon.
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