portable external HD vs desktop HD for backup

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
Birk Binnard
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Re: portable external HD vs desktop HD for backup
In reply to lovingtheview, Apr 19, 2013

I use a portable (shirt-pocketable) 2TB Western Digital USB3 drive for backup.  The drive uses only a short USB3 cable to connect to my desktop & laptop.  USB3 transfers files very quickly.

Normally I back up my SSD boot drive to an internal 1TB HDD and then I copy the backup files to the external drive from time to time.  The external drive also goes with me on trips where I make backups of my photos  & videos.

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