Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We use cookies to personalise your experience; learn more in our Privacy and Cookie Policy. You can opt out of some cookies by adjusting your browser settings; see the cookie policy for details. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies.

Buyer's guide: external hard disks

  • Comment


HINTS AND TIPS

  • An external hard disk offers additional, often portable, storage for workstations.
  • For the ultimate in portability, a pocket drive like the Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini is your best option.
  • A ‘direct attached storage’ (DAS) device provides greater capacity and more RAID protection options than a basic desktop drive.
  • If you want to share storage across multiple workstations at once, a ‘network attached storage’ (NAS) device connects via Ethernet like a mini server.
  • For performance akin to an internal desktop drive, eSATA is the quickest option - if your Workstation offers this connection.
  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

Discover architecture career opportunities. Search and apply online for your dream job.
Find out more