Buying Advice 3TB External Drive Suggestions

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  1. SumitB

    SumitB RAID Staff Staff Member

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    I need a 3TB drive which needs to work as an external drive for a few days and will then be used as an internal drive once the purpose is served. The drive is not a problem but the external enclosure (which works with a 3TB drive) is. Please advise which dock I should get.

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  2. Nicko

    Nicko RAID Rookie

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    I don't know your budget or BIOS, but i like this one :p

    NewerTechnology miniStack - FireWire 800/400, USB 3.0, eSATA External Storage

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    Mac and PC compatible | Up to 4TB

    Quad Interface
    • (2) FireWire 800/400 Ports (Up to 100MB/s / 50MB/s)
    • (1) USB 3.0 Port (Up to 500MB/s / 60MB/s)
    • (1) eSATA Port (Up to 300MB/s)
    Key Features
    • Ideal for storing or backing up large music, photo, and video libraries.
    • Durable aluminum body is designed to match the finish of the Mac line
    • MagLev fan (same as used in the Mac mini) offers frictionless, whisper-quiet operation
    • Integrated Kensington Security Slot for theft prevention
    • High quality double-shielded connection cables included for USB 3.0 and FW 800 (eSATA sold separately)
    • Identical footprint to 2010 and later Mac mini 1.4" x 7.7" x 7.7" (HxWxD)

    or more another options

    Five Best Drive Enclosures

    Vantec NexStar 3 3.5" SATA to USB 2.0 & eSATA External Hard Drive Enclosure (Midnight Blue) - Model NST-360SU-BL - Newegg.com
     
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