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Any suggestions on portable external hd

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Technologic

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Ive looked a few places but cant really find what im looking for.

Ideal (in my perfect world): (if its possible)
1+ tb
7200 rpm
eSATA
pocketish size
16mb cache

More likely:
500+gb
pocket size
anything other then USB connection

probably going to settle for: This One.

500 gb
pocket size
5,400rpm
8 mb cache
USB2.0

Any ideas? Even if they just happen to be products you like that don't meet my desired specs. Thanks.
 

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Newegg.com - Thermaltake N0012US Aluminum & Plastic 3.5" Silver USB 2.0 & eSATA External Enclosure - External Enclosures I use this enclosre and it is excellent. I originally bought a WD Mybook (mostly because they're pretty cheap). The first one failed, and I had to RMA it. With the second one, after a few weeks it started acting funny. Transfer speeds were slow after about a minute of use, and it just failed sometimes. I decided either this drive, too, was dying.. or the enclosure was bad. So I took a gamble and bought that enclosure. Well, turns out the HDD inside worked great once I put it in there. WD makes decent hdd's, but I wouldn't trust their enclosures anymore.

So yeah, my thought is.. if you are not afraid of plugging in the drive and putting in a few screws, get a decent enclosure, and put whatever drive you want inside. That one is for a 3.5" drive, though by pocket sized I'm thinking you may mean "2.5" (you might be able to fit mine in your front pocket if you were wearing overalls, haha).
 

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Wow, completely forgot the fact that I dont have to buy one with a drive in it. Thanks for reminding me of that. As of right now i am leaning towards, This Enclosure and This drive. Any Thoughts?
 
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