Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


192 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


Topic # 113633 22-Jan-2013 21:47
Send private message

Ive got 4 external hard drives which are all using my usb ports and im running out of space.

I will eventually look at investing into NAS but just wondering as a cheaper solution that is a USB hub going to work if i plug in multiple external hard drives?

Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
60779 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11664

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 749163 22-Jan-2013 21:48
Send private message

You might run into speed problems. Also make sure those drive have their own power sources as USB Hubs usually don't provide enough to power a physical drive.






192 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 749164 22-Jan-2013 21:51
Send private message

freitasm: You might run into speed problems. Also make sure those drive have their own power sources as USB Hubs usually don't provide enough to power a physical drive.


yeh they have their own power sources. do you think reading it would be an issue (ie watching movies/tv series)? i know writing would have a longer time than it is now.

BDFL - Memuneh
60779 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11664

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.