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Claws224, IEEE Datacommunication Engineer
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i have a macbook pro with 1.5 GHz Power PC G4 processor and ...

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i have a macbook pro with 1.5 GHz Power PC G4 processor and 512 MB DDR SDRAM and i am doing some simple editing on imovie and running out of space, what is the best and cheapest external hard drive to get?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Claws224 replied 8 years ago.


Are you looking to offload your files for storage or are you wishing to use the files directly from the external drive?

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
sorry i was gone, i wish to use them directly from the external drive.
Expert:  Claws224 replied 8 years ago.


In that case you will be better off using a Firewire drive rather than USB as it will allow for faster transfer of data.

Probably something like te Maxtor one touch turbo series will do what you want theXXXXXis only $350.00 and is capable of data transfer up to 800mbps so you shuold see almost no difference betweenyour internal and external drive access times.

Let us know if you need more info.