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Cheapest way to backup data

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Dan Ritter <dsr-mzpnVDyJpH4k7aNtvndDlA at> wrote:
> For 100GB, Amazon S3 would cost you (rough estimate) $120/year.
> If you got two external disks, and kept one in a bank safety
> deposit vault or with a trusted friend, and swapped monthly, you
> could pay $120 the first year and $60* every year that you
Prices will probably go down, unless you want to stay with the same
size/form factor/interface, etc.


> decided to buy a new disk to replace one of the old ones. It
> would be much faster than a network transfer and you wouldn't
> have to worry as much about privacy. If you lost your main
> computer completely, you could uncase the backup disk and make
> it your new main disk, if you wanted. Or you could buy larger
> disks and store multiple revisions.
> *estimated based on a quick search of external disks on NewEgg.
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