Photo backup for large laptop

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BrownieVet Senior Member • Posts: 1,736
Re: Photo backup for large laptop

I use SEAGATE Backup Plus Portable drive that connects to the USB port.  It is essentially a low power SSD (solid state drive) , powered by the computer.

Dimensions:  4-1/2" x 3" x 7/16"  and weigh about 1/2 Lbs.
This size (dimensions) comes in 1-1/2 TB, 2 TB, and 3 TB.
As of June 14, 2019 - the 3 TB drive is about $90 at COSTCO.

For comparative perspective is a Seagate Backup Plus Portable drive on top of a DVD case on top of a 15" MacBookPro.

My practice is to copy or transfer processed/edited files in a 2-TB Portable SSD.  Originals are stored in a 8-TB external drive,  which is about 4 times the size of the

Gleb Esman wrote:

I getting monstrous specs laptop to handle high res image editing.

For that size (laptop is 17.3" screen and it's bit above 2" thick) I looking for backpack that would fit such laptop comfy in some sort of dedicated padded compartment, have space for laptop accessories as well as for photogear (SLR-size camera + 2-3 lenses)

PD 30 liter laptop won't come close to these requirements.

Suggestions welcome!


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