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12-08-2010, 09:41 PM
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Which is the safest way to have an external hard drive on a desk? in a vertical or horizontal position?

I have put together my own external hard drives, can anybody recommend the best external enclosures? with USB & firewrie under $70.00? is a metal case better than a plastic one?

I also prefer ones with a switch that I can turn on & off.
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It really doesn't matter -- just don't bump it while it's working.
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