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Windows 7: External HD Enclosure help?

25 Jul 2010   #11

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ryn2o01 View Post
That's actually pretty cool, b/c I probably wont use the old hard dive as an external after I finish transferring.

Dumb question though. I measured my current hard drive and it's 4 inchs...the only kind of cases I see are 2.5 or 3.5 inch ones. Which one should I get?
4 inch is the external measurement of the width of a standard 3.5 HD

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25 Jul 2010   #12

Windows 7

I'm going to go with the sata/ide USB adapter. Thanks a lot for the help.
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26 Jul 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Those adapters are worth their weight in gold. Make sure you get one that handles IDE, SATA, and laptop hard drives if you do any kind of support. I bought one of the Vantec branded products, and I love it.
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