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Does anyone here own one of these? I need a portable 2TB drive and this one seems small enough and pretty reasonable price wise.

 

Amazon.com: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive with Mobile Device Backup USB 3.0 (Black) STDR2000100: Computers & Accessories

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I don't have one of those but I have several of the WD My Passport Ultra drives and I am pretty happy with them:

 

http://www.amazon.com/Passport-Ultra-Portable-External-Backup/dp/B00E055H5O/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1417745257&sr=1-1&keywords=wd+passport+2tb

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I have a few. They seem to be ok if you don't drop them. With any el cheapo drive, keep 2 copies, preferably on different continents.

 

Thanks. Yes, I'm just going to use it for mobile music which is stored on my NAS.

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I have the 1.5 TB Seagate and it is at least as reliable as the WD 2 TB drives I also own. The Seagate is also much thinner but not sure about the 2 TB thickness.

 

Note that Seagate now has a 4 TB small, portable drive. It is slightly thicker than the WD 2 TB drives (1/4 to 3/8") and heavier..but 4 TB!

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I have the 1.5 TB Seagate and it is at least as reliable as the WD 2 TB drives I also own. The Seagate is also much thinner but not sure about the 2 TB thickness.

 

Note that Seagate now has a 4 TB small, portable drive. It is slightly thicker than the WD 2 TB drives (1/4 to 3/8") and heavier..but 4 TB!

I really don't need 4TB for the one folder that I'm going to put on it and I really want the small physical size.

 

Thanks for the heads up though.

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For travelling I've found the LaCie "rugged" range worth while ... have dropped a few and never caused drive crashes (though perhaps I'm just lucky).

 

Slightly higher cost than "standard" Seagate and WD external portable drives but maybe worth it.

 

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I have recently bought a couple of these 2.5 inch Seagate Slims for back-up use. The drive case is surprising cool to the touch after very large file transfers. I took one out of the drive enclosure to place in a firewire enclosure (lots of Youtube vids on this process) to find the drive is actually a Samsung.

Is ironic that to purchase the drive alone, without an enclosure, is more costly that the Seagate in the enclosure. Thinking of getting a few more and building a NAS of 2.5 inch drives with a Synology DS414 Slim.

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I have recently bought a couple of these 2.5 inch Seagate Slims for back-up use. The drive case is surprising cool to the touch after very large file transfers. I took one out of the drive enclosure to place in a firewire enclosure (lots of Youtube vids on this process) to find the drive is actually a Samsung.

 

Seagate bought Samsung's HDD business a few years back:

 

Seagate Completes Acquisition of Samsung’s Hard Disk Drive Business | Seagate

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