I am planning to buy a external hard drive for backing up my collections and data.
500GB seems enough for me. I came across following two options:
- Western Digital Passport
- Transcent Rugged Series
Both offer same storage size with 2.0 capabilities. Price difference is negligible (WD about 300 PKR cheaper and 3.0 supported too).
I need advice on which one to go for ? Currently I have laptop without 3.0 USB but maybe in future il consider a laptop with 3.0 support. Will a USB 2.0 HDD work with laptop with 3.0 ports?
Moreover I havent read any reviews on both. WD seems more popular brand as I see people around owning WD Portable HDDs while Transcend appears to be newer thing but it's rugged series and I want my portable HDD to be a safe place for all my data i have gathered over the years. So which one do you advise (based on experience)