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External Enclosure for 2 SAS HDDs

you can just amazon "external sas". for example "HighPoint RocketStor 6414S 6Gb/s SAS/SATA 4-Bay Storage Tower Enclosure" for $289. you are not likely to find anything economical, ...
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External HDD enclosure effect on transfer speed

Ok, I thought I'd circle back and answer my question, since I went ahead and got the enclosure. I tested the transfer rate of the drive in its new enclosure, it sustained 80 MB/s for some files, but ...
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Hard disk case, similar to the included image

The real problem is that the difference between an external hard drive and an external hard drive enclosure is whether or not there's a drive in it. Most of the manufacturers sell the enclosures ...
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Using U.3 drives in a desktop PC

I have also searched and I was not surprised to land at microsatacables -- in all things SFF/PCIe and similar they are a well known and reliable vendor. They have a PCIe Gen 4 OCulink (SFF-8611) to U....
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Measuring reliability on newer harddrives in usb 3 enclosures

Nearly every enclosure now has a converter board speaking USB on one side and SATA, SATA M2, or NVME M.2 on the other. Most I've seen lately don't pass S.M.A.R.T because that extra logic to translate ...
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Hardrive case with WiFi and/or Ethernet interface

You might look at mixing a usb-to-sata connector (about £10 on amazon.co.uk) unless your discs are already usb, with something like the Verbatim 98243 MediaShare Wireless (about £10), or a router with ...
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USB3.0 RAID 1 enclosure that can be connected to my new router

Do devices like these always work nicely together these days? This depends on the dual-bay enclosure that you buy, but most of them appear to the computer as a USB hub with either one or two USB ...
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2.5 inch HDD enclosure with jumper pins?

It is supposed to be this way. Those jumper pins are not used to be connected to something. Instead, you use jumper shunts to connect the pins together. A jumper shunt, by the way, is this thing that ...
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