How to choose an external hard drive?

Some time ago, transfer files from one computer to another is a big problem: there was no flash cards, high speed Internet, disks, so they had to dismantle the system unit, remove the internal hard disk directly, and then connect it to another PC. Today there are so many different hard drives, the choice of which should take into account some points.

External Hard Disk ADATA Nobility NH92 2.5" 1TB USB 2.0

External Hard Disk ADATA Nobility NH92 2.5″ 1TB USB 2.0

Memory Size
Directly depends on the amount of memory, how much information will fit on the disk. If you keep a large amount of information, it is best to buy a couple of hard drives. Then, if fails, you can always use the backup.

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History MicroSD memory card

MicroSD memory card format currently are among the most commonly used formats of memory cards that are regularly used in portable devices, such as smartphones, MP3 players or mobile phones.

SanDisk MicroSD 512 MB

SanDisk MicroSD 512 MB

MicroSD format has become so common for two reasons:

  • because of its relatively inexpensive cost
  • due to its very small size (11x15x1 mm)
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Most unusual storage

2inch Floppy Disk – a two-inch floppy disk size 720 KB, created in 1989 specifically for laptop Zenit Minisport, but has found its application in the camcorder Fuji Film LT-1.

2inch Floppy Disk

2inch Floppy Disk

Hitachi Micro Hamster – a miniature hard drive, the size of a hamster and 1 gigabyte, submitted in 2009 by Hitachi called Microdrive.

Canon Optical Card – an optical card written only once, something like CD-R, but without the rotating disk.

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