6 Replies Latest reply: Dec 21, 2012 11:09 PM by rony-z
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I have an IMac MID 2011 .

I'd like your recommendations on the best 1.5 or 2 TB HD that allows USB 2 / firewire / thunderbolt connection to backup with Time Machine .

Thanks.


iMac, OS X Mountain Lion, 10.8.2
Solved by Jeff Nitschke on Dec 21, 2012 8:38 AM Solved

A solid USB2 or USB3 hard drive would work just fine for timemachine. Thunderbolt drives are $pendy & the thunderbolt cable is usually an additional fee. Firewire 800 drive 2TB you can get for about $200. A USB 2+ TB can be had for around $120 $130ish on amazon. 1 example is "WD My Book Essential 3TB External Hard Drive Storage USB 3.0" for $129.99

Reply by Rudegar on Dec 21, 2012 7:04 AM Helpful
Reply by a brody on Dec 21, 2012 8:39 AM Helpful

http://www.macsales.com/ is my favorite place to get hard drives.

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