I am looking into getting a new hard drive and I need one that can at least read and write at 4Mbs (but I want to make sure it has more) but I can't work out from the info I am five about the hard drive it can do that.

I have been looking at this one so would this be able to do 4Mbs?
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=110535

If not can you put me in the direction of a external hard drive with USB connection that will read and write at this speed?

most hard drives will go fast enough to meet your expectations depending on how new the hard drive is(ie:if it was released in the past 2-3 years your fine). I think this one should be fine i cant tell you for sure.

I bought my laptop 6 months ago and it seems to only do 3.6Mbs so I don't wanna take chances

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