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External hard drive recommendation?

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I need to back up my PC which is about 6 years old.  Can anyone recommend a good external hard drive?

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Any of the western digitals are good drives have had plenty only have had problem with one, drive was still good and recovered data, issue was with usb controller card.
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I can highly recommend Buffalo drives. They seem very robust.

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For a home system a Western Digital external HDD would be enough..
You do not need to spend your money on something more fancy...

go in for something like a WD My Book
I am using this for the past 10 months  and it works like a charm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136175&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Hard+Drives+-+External-_-Western+Digital-_-22136175
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