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Windows 7: usb 3.0 docking station


24 Mar 2013   #1

windows 7 64bit sp1
 
 
usb 3.0 docking station

Hi does anyone know of a usb 3.0 docking station for 3.5" and 2.5" sata drives that runs off the usb power? ie no power supply thanks.

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25 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I would think that 3.5" drives would require more power than USB could provide. I don't recall seeing many of those. 2.5" laptop drives should be okay with just USB power.
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25 Mar 2013   #3

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Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

They have their own power supply. USB 3.0 will not provide enough power for the 3.5" drives. Deacon is exactly right.
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26 Mar 2013   #4

windows 7 64bit sp1
 
 

Ok thanks for the info lads power supply it is then.
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