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  1. Western Digital Caviar SE16 review

    Western Digital Caviar SE16 review

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    The Western Digital drive proved to be the most awkward drive to setup, requiring assorted jumper shenanigans to get our PC to even recognise the drive. Performance-wise however, it came out on top

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    Maxtor OneTouch II review

    Maxtor OneTouch II review

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    Compared with the super-slim LaCie Mobile Hard Drive, the Maxtor OneTouch II is something of a brick - maybe even a breezeblock. For a start, it's eight times as heavy as the LaCie model, and needs its own AC power supply.

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    LaCie 250GB Ethernet Mini review

    LaCie 250GB Ethernet Mini review

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    First, the big perk of this external hard drive: out of the box, it's incredibly quick and easy to get going. The software pre-installed onthe Ethernet Mini disk allows you to configure the basics quickly: justplug the drive into your USB port...

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    Buffalo TeraStation review

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    We're told that content is king. But, if you haven't got anywhere to store it, the boundless information ideal is nothing but a pipedream. This box sits on your network and acts as somewhere to store content

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    Buffalo DriveStation review

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    An external hard drive as a home entertainment essential? There's no wireless network support, no audio or video line-outs and certainly no controls to play any media files stored on the drive

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