Online Cloud Backup


kuyenmotdivad

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Hi,

what do you guys use for online cloud backup? I’m looking for a great backup service to store my data online so I never lose my data again?
 

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    ASUS VG27AQL1A 27" WQHD TUF Gaming
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    Hard Drives
    WD Black SN850 1TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD (OS) / WD Black SN850 2TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD (DATA) / Synology DS720+ NAS 16TB (BACKUP)
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    Corsair RM1000x 80+ Gold
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FreeBooter

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I use Google Drive to backup my data.
 

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    HP Pavilion
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    AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
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    Erica6
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    Micron Technology DDR4-3200 16GB
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
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    Realtek ALC671
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    Samsung SyncMaster U28E590
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    SAMSUNG MZVLQ1T0HALB-000H1

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My internet is rather slow compared to most here, plus I have a lot of data. I do not backup to the cloud but use 2 external hard drives which I alternate. I do a full system image once a week using Macrium. It takes 12 minutes. A full system restore also takes less than 15 minutes. I'll also make an image if I do anything major to my system. These images have saved my bacon more than once.
 

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System One System Two

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    Windows 11 Pro 22H2 22621.382
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    Dell Optiplex 7080
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    i9-10900 10 core 20 threads
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    DELL 0J37VM
    Memory
    32 gb
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    none-Intel UHD Graphics 630
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    Integrated Realtek
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    Benq 27
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    2560x1440
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    256 m.2 2230-256+1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
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    MT
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    Dell Premium
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    Logitech wired
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    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    so slow I'm too embarrassed to tell
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    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 21H2
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    Dell Optiplex 9020
    CPU
    i7-4770
    Memory
    24 gb
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 27
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    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 gb Toshiba BG4 M.2 NVE SSB and 1 tb hdd
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    500w
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    MT
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    Dell factory
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    Logitech wireless
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    still not telling
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IMO, Onedrive is simply the best because of the way it integrates into Windows, particularly with its Files on Demand. It syncs well across multiple Windows devices.

Only minor downside is pethaps it is a little clunky on android (no idea about overpriced IOS) but it works well enough.

In the end, choice of providers comes down to cost and infrastructure. People will advise all sorts of cloud services but the most important consideration is trust.

I would not trust any service other than the key majors as you have no idea about the financial stability e.g. Amazon, Google, Onedrive are all underpinned by major stable organisations, and it is unlikely these will "crash financially". Of course the majors have solid backup infrastructures - data loss is less likely.

Of course, you should backup critical data elsewhere as extra peace of mind.

You will go a long way to find a better deal than Office 365 plus 1 TB Onedrive space (you can actively use office on up to 6 devices as well).

Bear in mind, total reliance on cloud means you always need internet available.
 

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    ASUS Vivobook 14
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    I7
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    Yep, Laptop has one.
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    16 GB
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    Integrated Intel Iris XE
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    Realtek built in
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    1920x1080
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    1 TB Optane NVME SSD, 1 TB NVME SSD
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    Yep, got one
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    Stella Artois
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    Edge mostly
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Like @glasskuter, I have a lot of data and a pretty slow upload speed. So, online backups take forever. I back up using external USB-C SSDs.

There are many online services out there, and people here will only discuss what they know. What services have you evaluated?
 

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System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Home built
    CPU
    Ryzen 9 5900X
    Motherboard
    MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI
    Memory
    Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 3200 MHz DDR4 DRAM Desktop Gaming Memory 32MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    ZOTAC RTX 3060 Twin Edge OC/ ZOTAC Gaming GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB GDDR6 192-bit Gaming Graphics Card
    Sound Card
    Proprietary
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ViewSonic XG2530 25"/Benq XL2411P 24"/ Samsung SyncMaster BX2331 23"
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080 240Hz/144Hz/60Hz (based on monitor setup above)
    Hard Drives
    SK hynix Gold P31 1TB PCIe NVMe Gen3 M.2 2280 Internal SSD
    ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 1TB
    Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD
    PSU
    Thermaltake Smart 700W 80+ White Certified PSU
    Case
    Rosewill ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case, Gaming Case with Blue LED for Desktop
    Cooling
    Corsair iCUE H60i RGB PRO XT Liquid CPU Cooler
    Keyboard
    Corsair K70
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    120MB/s Download/ 10MB/s Upload
    Browser
    Edge (Chromium)
    Antivirus
    Norton 360
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Home Built
    CPU
    AMD FX Black Edition
    Motherboard
    Asus M5A97 LE R2.0
    Memory
    16MB DDR
    Graphics card(s)
    I forget, but it's old.
    Sound Card
    Propietary
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ACER LED 24"
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung SSD 3.5"
    Case
    Corsair
    Cooling
    Stock
    Mouse
    Logitech
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    Logitech
    Internet Speed
    120MB/10MB
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    Norton 360
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    Currently taken down because of a lack of space :-(
    Maybe I'll make room somewhere and connect to the Dev channel if possible.

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Like @cereberus, I also use Microsoft OneDrive and subscribe to Microsoft 365, giving me 1 TB OneDrive cloud. I keep all my data in my local OneDrive folder. This gives me real-time mirroring of my local OneDrive in OneDrive cloud. I also do a local Microsoft File History backup. For me OneDrive is by far the best solution as it's built into the Microsoft Windows Operating System.
 
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    Windows 11 Pro
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    Laptop
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    Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED
    CPU
    11th Gen i9 -11900H
    Memory
    32 GB 3200 MHz DDR4
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050Ti
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6" OLED Infinity Edge Touch
    Screen Resolution
    16:10 Aspect Ratio (3456 x 2160)
    Hard Drives
    1 Terabyte M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
    2 Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB Type-C™)
    1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB Type-C™)
    SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
    Internet Speed
    700 Mbps, 24 Mbps
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge (Chromium) + Bing
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Windows Security (Defender)
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    Microsoft 365 subscription (Office)
    Microsoft OneDrive 1TB Cloud
    Microsoft File History
    Microsoft Outlook
    Microsoft OneNote

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    DaVinci Resolve Studio

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Like @TraderGary, I subscribe to Microsoft 365 and use OneDrive to back up my important files and folders. I also do weekly imaging of my main computer to external drives.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    PowerSpec B746
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-10700K
    Motherboard
    ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming 4/ax
    Memory
    16GB (8GB PC4-19200 DDR4 SDRAM x2)
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 TI
    Sound Card
    Realtek Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung SAM0A87 Samsung SAM0D32
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    NVMe WDC WDS100T2B0C-00PXH0 1TB
    Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB
    PSU
    750 Watts (62.5A)
    Case
    PowerSpec/Lian Li ATX 205
    Keyboard
    Logitech K270
    Mouse
    Logitech M185
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge and Firefox
    Antivirus
    ESET Internet Security
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Dev
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy x360 15-ds1083cl
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2.0GHZ
    Memory
    16 MB DDR 4-2666
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6"
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    PCIe NVMe M.2 512GB
    Browser
    Firefox, Edge and Edge Canary
    Antivirus
    ESET Internet Security

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OneDrive user here with my Office 365 subscription. All of my pictures and documents that I want to keep are stored there. I do occasional macrium backups to external drives for my workstation.
 

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    Windows 11 Pro
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    Beelink SEI8
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    Intel Core i5-8279u
    Motherboard
    AZW SEI
    Memory
    32GB DDR4 2666Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Iris Plus 655
    Sound Card
    Intel SST
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Asus ProArt PA278QV
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    512GB NVMe
    PSU
    NA
    Case
    NA
    Cooling
    NA
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    NA
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    NA
    Internet Speed
    500/50
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    Edge
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    Defender
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    Mini PC used for testing Windows 11.

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I’m looking for a great backup service to store my data online so I never lose my data again?
Triple backup is basics then. Even if you use a reliable provider like MS or Google, you can loose access to your account or it can get disabled. It is preferable to use at least one offline backup, if possible. USB would do and you can carry it with you at all times. Make sure to backup the essential data first, people have many data, but the most important ones usually take the least amount.
 

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    Windows 11 Home
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    AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (07/19)
    Motherboard
    MSI B450 TOMAHAWK 7C02v1E (07/19)
    Memory
    4x 8GB ADATA XPG GAMMIX D10 DDR4 3200MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI Radeon RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC (08/19)
    Sound Card
    Creative Sound Blaster Z (11/16)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    24" AOC G2460VQ6 (01/19)
    Screen Resolution
    1920×1080@75Hz + FreeSync (DisplayPort)
    Hard Drives
    ADATA XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro SSD 512GB (07/19)
    PSU
    Seasonic M12II-520 80 Plus Bronze (11/16)
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    Lian Li PC-7NB + 3x Noctua NF-S12A FLX@700rpm (11/16)
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    CPU Cooler Noctua NH-U12S@700rpm
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    HP Wired Desktop 320K Keyboard (04/22)
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    HP Wireless Silent 280M Mouse (05/21)
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    400/40 Mbps via RouterOS (05/21) + TCP Optimizer
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    Edge with SwissCows (No FB/Google) + Brave for YouTube + LibreWolf for FB
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    None + Binisoft WFC
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IMO, Onedrive is simply the best because of the way it integrates into Windows, particularly with its Files on Demand. It syncs well across multiple Windows devices.

Only minor downside is pethaps it is a little clunky on android (no idea about overpriced IOS) but it works well enough.
I agree OneDrive is the best. It certainly is my top 3 must have app beside Microsoft Office and OneNote.

That said, what do you mean by its clunky on Android. I use it on my Android device (Samsung Galaxy Note 20), and it works without issue, but my needs are simple, as I just gather files from within if I need something.

BTW, I was using Carbonite's cloud backup service (Carbonite Safe @119 annually) and liked it, but recently cancelled due to restructuring of finances - too many subscriptions. That said, once I get things settled, I'll probably go back as I really liked the service.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 21H2 (22000.795)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, audiophile media center, work.
  • Operating System
    Win 11 Pro Dev 22H2 (build 25140.1000)
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga X1
    CPU
    Intel i7-7600U
    Motherboard
    Intel
    Memory
    16igg
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel HD 620
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14.0 WQHD OLED Touch
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB NVMe Drive (OEM)
    PSU
    laptop
    Case
    laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop cooling
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Anywhere 2S
    Keyboard
    Laptop
    Internet Speed
    100MB
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    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security

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I agree OneDrive is the best. It certainly is my top 3 must have app beside Microsoft Office and OneNote.

That said, what do you mean by its clunky on Android. I use it on my Android device (Samsung Galaxy Note 20), and it works without issue, but my needs are simple, as I just gather files from within if I need something.

BTW, I was using Carbonite's cloud backup service (Carbonite Safe @119 annually) and liked it, but recently cancelled due to restructuring of finances - too many subscriptions. That said, once I get things settled, I'll probably go back as I really liked the service.
I also use OneDrive on my Android Pixel 6 Pro. Clicking on OneDrive on my phone, I get "OneDrive Premium". This is because I subscribe to Microsoft 365. OneDrive on my phone is well designed, works as I expect it to, and is not "clunky".
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED
    CPU
    11th Gen i9 -11900H
    Memory
    32 GB 3200 MHz DDR4
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050Ti
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6" OLED Infinity Edge Touch
    Screen Resolution
    16:10 Aspect Ratio (3456 x 2160)
    Hard Drives
    1 Terabyte M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
    2 Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB Type-C™)
    1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB Type-C™)
    SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
    Internet Speed
    700 Mbps, 24 Mbps
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge (Chromium) + Bing
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Windows Security (Defender)
    Other Info
    Microsoft 365 subscription (Office)
    Microsoft OneDrive 1TB Cloud
    Microsoft File History
    Microsoft Outlook
    Microsoft OneNote

    Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation
    Lightroom/Photoshop subscription
    DaVinci Resolve Studio

kuyenmotdivad

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Anyone used iDrive it as an offer of 10tb for 1 year @ $3.98 then $79.50.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 64-bit (21H2) / Linux Mint 21 64-bit (Cinnamon)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom Built (Self)
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 5950X (Corsair Capellix H150i Elite)
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI)
    Memory
    Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB 64GB @ 3600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming OC 16GB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ASUS VG27AQL1A 27" WQHD TUF Gaming
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    WD Black SN850 1TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD (OS) / WD Black SN850 2TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD (DATA) / Synology DS720+ NAS 16TB (BACKUP)
    PSU
    Corsair RM1000x 80+ Gold
    Case
    Corsair iCUE 5000T RGB Black Mid Tower
    Keyboard
    Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro Wireless Premium Mechanical Gaming
    Mouse
    Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro Wireless Gaming (Razer Goliathus Chroma)
    Browser
    Edge 64-bit / Brave 64-bit / Opera 64-bit
    Antivirus
    Sophos Endpoint (Intercept X) Protection / Norton 360 for Gamers
    Other Info
    Headset: Razer Barracuda Pro Wireless Gaming
    Controller: Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma
    Webcam: Razer Kiyo Pro

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I get "OneDrive Premium". This is because I subscribe to Microsoft 365. OneDrive on my phone is well designed, works as I expect it to, and is not "clunky".
So do I as I'm also a subscriber.

Still curious what cereberus meant ???
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 21H2 (22000.795)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, audiophile media center, work.
  • Operating System
    Win 11 Pro Dev 22H2 (build 25140.1000)
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga X1
    CPU
    Intel i7-7600U
    Motherboard
    Intel
    Memory
    16igg
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel HD 620
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14.0 WQHD OLED Touch
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB NVMe Drive (OEM)
    PSU
    laptop
    Case
    laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop cooling
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Anywhere 2S
    Keyboard
    Laptop
    Internet Speed
    100MB
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security

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So do I as I'm also a subscriber.

Still curious what cereberus meant ???
I just find the onedrive interface.on android rather clunky and not that slick.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro + others in VHDs
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    ASUS Vivobook 14
    CPU
    I7
    Motherboard
    Yep, Laptop has one.
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Integrated Intel Iris XE
    Sound Card
    Realtek built in
    Monitor(s) Displays
    N/A
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1 TB Optane NVME SSD, 1 TB NVME SSD
    PSU
    Yep, got one
    Case
    Yep, got one
    Cooling
    Stella Artois
    Keyboard
    Built in
    Mouse
    Bluetooth , wired
    Internet Speed
    72 Mb/s :-(
    Browser
    Edge mostly
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    TPM 2.0

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One drive even without Office/365 is cheap enough -- 1TB storage costs around 2 EUR a month (cheaper if you just pay 12 months up front). Accessible from Linux too (install rclone) and Android although the Android app could (and should) be improved a lot. as @cereberus says in his post. I Don't know or care about iPhones or CR-(apple) stuff.

But I suggest with any cloud service these caveats :

Don't store personal confidential data, other people's intellectual copyright material (unless you have OK from rights holders), pirated material or other content that could make you "A person of interest" with all sorts of civil and criminal penalties possible including serious jail time.

In any case always back up critical stuff to external HDD's as well -- you can never have "too much backup". I'd hate to re-rip around 4,000 audio cd's and re-tag them even if I could find and read the discs. !!!!

Cheers
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    2 X Intel i7

BrianInEngland

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OneDrive for me
 

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    Windows 11 Pro 22H2 (RP channel)
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    Manufacturer/Model
    Gigabyte
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5900X 12-core
    Motherboard
    X570 Aorus Xtreme
    Memory
    32GB Corsair Platinum RGB 3600MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI Suprim X 3080 Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster AE-5 Plus
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ASUS TUF Gaming VG289
    Screen Resolution
    3840x2160
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 980 Pro 2TB
    Samsung 970 Pro Plus 1TB
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    Samsung T7 Touch 1TB
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    Asus ROG Strix 1000W
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    Corsair D750 Airflow
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    Noctua NH-D15S
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    Logitech G810
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    Logitech G903 with PowerPlay charger
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    500Mb/sec
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    Microsoft Edge

Dru2

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I just find the onedrive interface.on android rather clunky and not that slick.
If that's the extent of your answer, all I can say is I don't find it "clunky", but that's me. I can move and view files as easily as I can on my desktop. I guess it depends on the phone and app version.

Thanks.
 

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    Windows 11 Pro 21H2 (22000.795)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
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    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
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    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
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    Radeon VII
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    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
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    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
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    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
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    Logitech Craft
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    Logitech MX Master 3
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    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
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    System used for gaming, photography, audiophile media center, work.
  • Operating System
    Win 11 Pro Dev 22H2 (build 25140.1000)
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    Laptop
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    Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga X1
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    Intel i7-7600U
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    Intel
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    16igg
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    Intel HD 620
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    Onboard
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    14.0 WQHD OLED Touch
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    2560 x 1440
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    1TB NVMe Drive (OEM)
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    laptop
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    Logitech MX Anywhere 2S
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TraderGary

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If that's the extent of your answer, all I can say is I don't find it "clunky", but that's me. I can move and view files as easily as I can on my desktop. I guess it depends on the phone and app version.

Thanks.
I agree. It could also depend on Internet connection speed. My phone is a current Google PIxel 6 Pro, and my Internet connection speed is 700Mbps/24Mbps. My Android OneDrive is fast, intuitive, and certainly not "clunky".
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED
    CPU
    11th Gen i9 -11900H
    Memory
    32 GB 3200 MHz DDR4
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050Ti
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6" OLED Infinity Edge Touch
    Screen Resolution
    16:10 Aspect Ratio (3456 x 2160)
    Hard Drives
    1 Terabyte M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
    2 Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB Type-C™)
    1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB Type-C™)
    SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
    Internet Speed
    700 Mbps, 24 Mbps
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge (Chromium) + Bing
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Windows Security (Defender)
    Other Info
    Microsoft 365 subscription (Office)
    Microsoft OneDrive 1TB Cloud
    Microsoft File History
    Microsoft Outlook
    Microsoft OneNote

    Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation
    Lightroom/Photoshop subscription
    DaVinci Resolve Studio

Dru2

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I'm still confused on "rather clunky", but to each his own. That said, I'm going to guess "internet speed" isn't the issue, but...
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 21H2 (22000.795)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, audiophile media center, work.
  • Operating System
    Win 11 Pro Dev 22H2 (build 25140.1000)
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga X1
    CPU
    Intel i7-7600U
    Motherboard
    Intel
    Memory
    16igg
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel HD 620
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14.0 WQHD OLED Touch
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB NVMe Drive (OEM)
    PSU
    laptop
    Case
    laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop cooling
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Anywhere 2S
    Keyboard
    Laptop
    Internet Speed
    100MB
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security

OldMainframeGuy

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Hi,

what do you guys use for online cloud backup? I’m looking for a great backup service to store my data online so I never lose my data again?
I was a Mozy customer until they were absorbed by Carbonite so now I'm a Carbonite customer and happy with it.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 10 Professional
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Digital Storm VELOX
    CPU
    Intel Core i9 11900K
    Motherboard
    ASUS PRIME Z590-P
    Memory
    64GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
    Sound Card
    Realtek onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer R221Q 21.5"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    2 x Samsung SSD 990 EVO Plus (1 TB)
    2 x Seagate ST4000NE001 (4 TB)
    PSU
    None
    Case
    VELOX
    Cooling
    Cooler Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech
    Mouse
    Kensington trackball
    Browser
    Firefox, Chrome
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender, Malwarebytes
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