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yeetloaf

3 months ago

i was just given a 4 tb drive from my friend who is upgrading, what should i do with it, i have never needed this much storage

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  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

back up your main storage to it

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

Well it is only 4TB, Someone like me could fill that drive up fast with tons of video. That would not be enough to hold my video library.

If I had the money I would love to get 3x 10TB HDDs for myself

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point
  • Use it as a backup for your main PC.

  • Buy a 3.5" enclosure and turn it into a 4TB portable hard drive.

  • Maybe you have an Xbox or something that needs more storage. Maybe a friend or family member's PC needs more storage.

  • Maybe you have interest in building a NAS storage system for movies, music, network files, etc.

  • Or just properly dispose of it.

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

I have a 480gb m.2 boot and a 3tb hdd in my new this year PC, I am thinking of getting a 1tb m.2 and using the 3tb just for backup mostly. I want to put games on it but with the speedy m.2 the slowness is quite noticeable. At home its not a deal breaker but for $100 a 1gb m.2 could have a long life in this PC and the next. Also considering putting it on my router.

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