From: JS on 24 Dec 2009 15:07
"Brian V" <BrianV(a)discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> All the information is helpful. Thank you very much. This is what I
> I was going to contact Acer. Just havn't yet.
> Thank you everyone.
> "Adrian C" wrote:
>> JS wrote:
>> > PATA drives are old technology
>> > and you are likely to pay more $$ for a PATA
>> > than a SATA drive of the same storage capacity.
>> > Currently the new 2TB drives have a poor reputation
>> > for reliability so I would suggest adding an internal 1TB
>> > SATA and an external (with a brick/power module) 1TB
>> > USB drive.
>> I'd suggest the above, but using the external drive as a mirror to media
>> data on the PC - i.e. purely as a backup. Whenever ya machine is on the
>> way to shutdown ye can run a script to copy music files to the external
>> drive. Good backup for music which may take many, many hours of ripping
>> to replace on disk failure.
>> Also, this external hard drive can then be taken with ya to parties, and
>> used with a laptop, where ye can become DJ God...
>> Adrian C