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OK, so I have used an older version of this product with success, but not had a chance to use their latest version. My experience was good enough to make a general recommendation. Icy Dock now offers a 4 disk enclosure, with lots of nice options (including adjustable fan speeds, dust filters, drive trays) called Black Vortex. You need to have port-...


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The Mediasonic Probox looks like a good option for you. It can be found here It has support for esata and usb 3.0. It has fairly good cooling with a thermal sensor to automatically change the fan speed. It has a power switch and can give you 6 gigabytes per second which is the maximum you are going to find in a sata 3 disk. It also has 4 bay enclosoures and ...


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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, not with SAS. SAS is server work environment, not for home use. If you picked up a couple sas disks you may want to just cut your losses now if this is for ...


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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 separately, and those enclosures have little-to-no shock absorption when dropped. This is because an HDD is intended to be a stationary form of media. SSD have no ...


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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 a usb port like the TP-Link AC750 (£35). They may both be fairly slow, at usb2 speeds, and might only accept limited and proprietory formats like FAT and NTFS, ...


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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 storage class devices attached to it. With the enclosure that I have used before (Mediasonic ProRaid), there is a physical switch to select how the disks are used. ...


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