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Windows 7: 4 bay usb hdd enclosure recommendations (no raid)?

13 Dec 2015   #1
PBzeer

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 
4 bay usb hdd enclosure recommendations (no raid)?

Looking at buying a 4 bay hdd enclosure (usb) to save space. Don't need raid or network connection, just a simple jbod enclosure. Been browsing through the various makes, and so far, am leaning towards the Icy Dock IcyCube.

Use is primarily for storage of redundant copies of my movies.

Any recommendations?


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14 Dec 2015   #2
essenbe

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

Sorry I can't help you with a model, but Icy Dock makes pretty good equipment. I have a 6 bay 2.5" Icy Dock rack in my computer now and it has done well for me.
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