How many D800e RAW files will fit on a 1TB external hard drive?

Started Apr 8, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: How many D800e RAW files will fit on a 1TB external hard drive?

In the context in which I suspect you are using the term "backup", you mean a complete copy of your data located at your girlfriend's house on the other side of town.  That way if the house burns down or poltergeists invade the CPU your data is elsewhere.    Or at least put it in a desk drawer and not currently connected to your computer.

I have a couple of the G-Tech units and think they're fine, but G-Tech's email response to questions sux.

RAID levels is complex enough to be beyond my capacity to summarize in a forum.  Wiki has a much better description than I could give anyway.  RAID will probably not do what you are looking for by itself, but can certainly provide substantial benefits.

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