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Buying a portable hard disk.

nipunmaster

MuSiC AnD GaMiNg
I wanna buy a new ext portable hard disk of minimum 1TB. I have a budget of around 5k. I saw some cool deals on flipkart and croma online. Please suggest a good drive without the need for external power and which can provide good speeds. I saw some PCI-X to USB3 expansion cards, that add usb3 ports to a pc. Now i only have one PCIX16 slot and my nv gfx is hooked with it. Now is there any way to get usb3 ports on my pc? My mb is intel DH55TC. I think it has normal PCI ports. Can they be used for usb3 expansion. Please tell me fast :|

*edit: can i use the SATA ports on the mb to connect usb 3.0 devices using some sort of SATA to USB3.0 connectors or adapters?
 
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johnluke

Broken In
hi,
External Hard drive prices have cooled down by 50% almost.
Best deal going on rite now is Seagate Backup Plus 1 TB drive black color on flipkart.You are getting 500 rs leather pouch with that freeee.. grab it before the deal closes.Plus the drive is super smooth and small like a wallet to fit in.
I dont know abt USB 3.0 .I am just just suggesting you as i have myself recently purchased it.
 
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