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Windows 7: Harddrive enclosures

05 Apr 2011   #1

windows 7 X64
Harddrive enclosures

Hi everyone. I have a Western Digital Hard-drive that was in my old computer. I would like to buy an enclosure for it. Its interface is SATA; capacity is 80GB; RPM 7200. What kind of hard drive enclosure can I buy? I would like to use it as a backup medium. Any assistance will be appreciated. deanie

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05 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 SP1 x64

Tigerdirect and Newegg have a variety of enclosures. Just search for external hard drive enclosure.
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05 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

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05 Apr 2011   #4

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

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06 Apr 2011   #5

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint

I have 2 esata Rosewill enclosures w/ 1TB drives and am happy with them but would like to use Thermaltake Black X dock. just seems much easier. Look around the link P5bdkw gave, you'll have many choices.
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06 Apr 2011   #6


You might consider a Hard Drive Doc. They are convienent, inexpensive, easily moved between systems and the drive will not be enclosed in a small oven. Not sure if you have USB3.0 on your system but if you do you might want to look at a doc that is USB3.0 ready.
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06 Apr 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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