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Old Dec 12, 2012, 01:02 AM   #26
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Or does the community recommend USB 3.0 or PCI-E eSata cards (3GB/s or 6GB/s). I am only looking to spend about $30 at the most. [/B]
Why not:
http://www.newertech.com/products/pcieesata.php
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Compatible with your MP, no drivers necessary, street price ≈ 40-45 US$.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 01:34 PM   #27
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Got it in the mail, 50cm seems to be inaccurate. Measured it and it is 47cm actual cable length. Fit is quite tight.
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We seem to be having some sort of issues here. Speed has just dropped to 45mb/s in BlackMagic. Looks like I'm gonna have to get the eSata Bracket adapter from OWC. On sale for $17.99. In the description it says length is 40cm, this $2 ebay rip off is 50cm and is quite tight.

Edit: it does appear very finicky. Reseated the cables and now its back to normal 110/115 speeds.
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