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Old August 9, 2010, 10:41 PM
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Can someone recommend me a hard drive enclosure for a 3.5" SATA hard drive? I need it for the Wii so it doesn't need to be USB 3.0 or anything like that. It seems that Vantec is a good brand, but that's bout it.
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Old August 9, 2010, 10:53 PM
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vantec is what i'd recommend.

used that same setup on my wii.
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Old August 10, 2010, 01:50 AM
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Vantec is good and cheap. Haven't let me down yet.
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Old August 10, 2010, 11:04 AM
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So any cheap one from Vantec would work?

Acomdata seems to be having some MIR going on. Anyone used them before?
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Old August 10, 2010, 11:40 AM
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Another Vantec recommendation. The CX is a good bargain eSATA capable enclosure.
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Thanks, I was wondering the same thing. Got a 250GB sitting around doing nothing...
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Old August 14, 2010, 08:59 AM
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I prefer to get the Vantec enclosures that support eSata and USB for as many options as possible. However, those enclosures can run you $50-60, where the USB only will cost you $25-30.
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Old August 14, 2010, 09:53 AM
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vantec's are great just don't stack them on top of one another you'll kill the bottom one with heat had a buddie do the same thing the extra heat kept killing them personal i just use a docking stations
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Old August 15, 2010, 08:37 AM
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I have a Vantec but am now using the Blac X toaster. What I notice is the HD inside the Vantec runs hotter as opposed to just being exposed to air in the Blac X toaster.
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Old August 15, 2010, 08:52 AM
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that's so funny i have never heard them called toasters before funny. but i have to agree very nice temps.
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