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Internal Harddrive
10-29-2015, 02:40 PM,
#1
Internal Harddrive
Hi all
I'm not that computer savvy but when it's working well I can do ll that I want on it. I use my desk top in conjunction with my digital camera using Photoshop and Lightroom. Digital RAW files can be quite large so I use a portable harddrive to save all my photos onto. I was told recently that a more reliable means of storage would be to buy a 'Western Digital Black' 1 TB internal H/D for which I can also buy a 'case' into which the H/D plugs and which can then be attached to my computer via a USB port. This 'case' would also have it's own power supply socket.
Does any of this make sence? and if so has anyone done it, and if so can anyone tell me where to purchase these items.
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10-29-2015, 07:05 PM,
#2
RE: Internal Harddrive
what kind of desktop do you have?

Why not mount the hard drive in the desktop as it will be faster and always available.

Anyway, here is a link to hard disk docks on newegg.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductLis...0600470991

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductLis...0600079351
CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.7Ghz Mobo: Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 5 GPU: MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G HSF: Cryorig R1 Ultimate
Mem: 2 x 8GB G.Skill TridentX DDR3 2400 SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB + a few spinners
PSU: Seasonic SS-760XP Platinum Case: Fractal Design Define R5 Monitors: 2 x Dell 2007FP 1600x1200
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10-29-2015, 09:56 PM,
#3
RE: Internal Harddrive
I bought this a while ago for about $15.00

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CE65C4W

It would work also.

I still think installing the HDD in the desktop makes more sense to me.
CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.7Ghz Mobo: Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 5 GPU: MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G HSF: Cryorig R1 Ultimate
Mem: 2 x 8GB G.Skill TridentX DDR3 2400 SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB + a few spinners
PSU: Seasonic SS-760XP Platinum Case: Fractal Design Define R5 Monitors: 2 x Dell 2007FP 1600x1200
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11-02-2015, 10:16 AM,
#4
RE: Internal Harddrive
if the pc is the only machine you use then it would make sense to put it in the pc case for coolong purposes. if you also use a laptop then an internal drive in an external enclosure. matb is the pro photogapher and if i remember he uses a 3tb wd red in an external enclosure with his laptop.

search for "hard drive enclosure" on newegg.
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