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Old 08-13-2006, 01:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey if i buy a external drive, do i havta buy a enclosure???
Does external drives HAVE to have a enclosure??
whats a good brand for under $40 shipped???


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would i need a enclosure for : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151134
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Only Harddrives need an External Enclosure, Optical drives are Enclosures themselves, they enclose whatever media you put in them. :P
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would i need a enclosure for : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151134
In order for any drive to work externally via USB or Firewire (whether it be an optical drive or hard drive) then you need an external enclosure.

This Samsung optical drive is already in an external enclosure.
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What is an enclosure?
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