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EEE1000H - thinking of HDD upgrade.
29/7/08 4:56:08 PM

Aside from the obvious annoyance in another reinstall, can anyone think of any reasons why not to get a larger hard drive for my EEEPC?

I am consdiering getting a 2.5" 5400RPM 160GB drive but am thinking it might be worth just getting the drive and putting it in a USB drive bay.


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EEEPC 1000H - 1.6GHz Atom - 2GB DDR2 667 - Vista Ultimate
29/7/08 8:32:10 PM

both are epic fail. Too slow to do anything useful with 250gb of data lol

E4400 @ 3.1ghz (388x8 w 1.39v) | P35-DS3 F6| 2 GB DDR 800 | X1950pro 512mb | 250gb | DVR 212
Debian Etch | AM2 X2 3800+ | 1GB DDR2 667 | 1.5TB Raid5 (4x500gb) | 1TB of corrupted Data =S

29/7/08 8:54:17 PM

Having it as external storage is a waste of the speed.

The 320GB Hitachi Travelstar 5K320 draws bugger all power and is nice and speedy at around $120. Personally I think it's well worth it over the ~$70ish 160GB drives and won't have you wanting to upgrade again for a while (which I'm guessing with the 160GB drive you'll just want to replace it again in 6 months).

Just pop your 80GB into an external storage doodad instead of the new drive.

index680i and the Wii:

Not worth buying at all - 17/6/07
I am pretty wealthy... I am going to Laybuy the console tomozz :D - 23/4/08
Ill be picking up a Nintendo Wii console tomorrow - 17/7/08

As of this post he owns no Wii.

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