Ive been asked to research the best options into buying an external hard drive for my boss.
Ive been researching the subject on multiple forums for a couple hours and have come to the conclusion that buying a good internal hard drive and a good enclousure is the best way to go.
Im happy with that idea, but on one of the many posts I went thro, I read that “you should make sure not to buy a SATA HD because its not compatible with any enclousures”.
The process sounds simple enough, but I need to be entirely sure I wont be screwing up buying the wrong stuff.
So im trying to create my checklist on needed itens and info. Ill probably settle for a Seagate HD with about 500gb, and any good aluminum enclouser.
I just need to be entirely sure of what I SHOULDNT do.
So Ive read that bit I should not buy SATA. What is the specification I want them? ATA? ATAPI? My knowledge base is very small as you can see.
Im gonna set it up to be a USB2.0 enclousure. Again, I gotta know exactly the specifications that I can use with a 3.5 enclousure (if theres anything besides not buying a SATA hd that is)