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Hi, Linda,
I have both Seagate and Western Digital hard drives, and have had no 
problems with either one. LaCie is always good too.

Gail



On 6/18/13 5:33 PM, Linda Feltner wrote:
> Yes, I don't need to spend a lot of money on a RAID system, for this 
> purpose. And the older drives I bought for my own backups, have USB, 
> firewire and/or ethernet ports to choose from.
>
> I have several different brands, but haven't looked into any new 
> brands, or bargains now offered.
>
> Thank you,
> Linda
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> On Jun 18, 2013, at 1:59 PM, Britt Griswold wrote:
>
>> If you are buying a transfer drive to send files to a client, don't 
>> you want the cheapest drive you can find?  USB hardrive would be the 
>> thing to look at.
>>
>> Britt
>>
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>> On 6/18/13 4:12 PM, Linda Feltner wrote:
>>> Wow, Geoff, that is smokin' fast....
>>>
>>> Perhaps I should have detailed my needs first...
>>> I need to upload all my job files, for a client I've worked for for 
>>> 20+ years. The electronic files
>>> go back maybe 15. But I also have numerous drawings, that are scanned.
>>> Instead of uploading to the Cloud, the best way is for me to upload 
>>> to an external drive, and ship
>>> them the hard drive. It seems the City's method is complicated, time 
>>> consuming and may be fraught
>>> with issues.
>>>
>>> I have no idea how many files or size I'll need, until I get into 
>>> the transfer, so I want to select
>>> a large enough size to have room. The faster the better, yes. So the 
>>> drive needs to be compatible
>>> with other machines. I think the tech I send it to uses Mac. No idea 
>>> of his operating system.
>>>
>>> My operating system is OS10.6.8, and I don't have Thunderbolt. I 
>>> could probably connect through an
>>> ethernet port, or Firewire 800.
>>>
>>> I now wonder if another mac can open the drive, if it has a 
>>> different operating system?
>>>
>>> Your system sounds fantastic, though. I do like LaCie. They just 
>>> seem to get better and better.
>>>
>>> Many thanks,
>>> Linda
>>>
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