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Old 11-13-2005, 04:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default SATA external drive, connect to PC via USB?

I am currently using an SATA drive and want to upgrade to a larger HDD, but my computer can only hold one hard drive. I don't want to just waste this current drive of mine, so I've been looking for a harddrive enclosure for it. So far, all I can find are enclosures that have SATA-out, as opposed to USB.

Does anyone know a place online that sells an enclosure for a SATA drive, but connects to a computer via USB, not SATA? Does this exist or is it not possible due to some reason I'm not aware of?

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I think it does exist. Check out . Ive gone there for years now. They have external enclosrues of i remember correctly, and aslong as they still do, which im pretty sure they do, they most likely do have the USB kind.

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EDIT: actually **** thats IDE


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