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Windows 7: External Drives


18 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
External Drives

Anyone have any experience with this external drive enclosure?

AcomData-3.5" Samba USB 2.0 & eSATA (SATA Drive) Enclosure Kit-Enter Promo Code: ACOM72810 for Special Offer! BONUS--Free eSATA Cable!(SMBXXXU2SE-BLK)

Iím not too keen on the aesthetics but I can grab one at very good price. Open to recommendations for either bare enclosures or complete drives. Preferably something faster than USB 2. My PC supports USB 2, USB 3, Firewire and eSATA

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18 Jan 2011   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I have a couple of older AcomData IDE external USB HD's that are still working

Here is what I did recently http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-...ml#post1177933
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18 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks. Given how cheap OEM drives are, it would be foolish not to make your own.

I have Ďzeroí experience with eSATA but from what Iíve read itís more stable than USB 3. Iím assuming you can boot off a eSATA drive?
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