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Old Jan 8, 2013, 02:56 PM   #1
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Decent hard drive enclosure

Got a 750GB hard drive (2.5) that needs an enclosure. I'm willing to pay a premium for something reliable. Preferably USB 3.0 and for it to draw power and send data through the same cable!

Can anyone recommend anything? Everything looks cheap and tacky on amazon!

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Old Jan 8, 2013, 02:57 PM   #2
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750 GB 3.5 or 2.5 mm?
I like Macally's enclosures:
http://www.amazon.com/Macally-G-S350...675043&sr=1-20
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Old Jan 8, 2013, 02:59 PM   #3
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http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/firew...W800_FW400_USB or any other OtherWorldComputing housing. Excellent company to do business with.
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Old Jan 8, 2013, 03:00 PM   #4
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Got a 750GB hard drive that needs an enclosure. I'm willing to pay a premium for something reliable. Preferably USB 3.0 and for it to draw power and send data through the same cable!

Can anyone recommend anything? Everything looks cheap and tacky on amazon!
I prefer some of OWC's enclosures, such as these:

OWC Mercury On-The-Go Portable
OWC Mercury Elite Pro
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I'm a fan of the Oyen Digital 2.5" cases. This model

http://www.amazon.com/MiniPro-FireWi...s=oyen+digital

has USB3 and FW800 as well.
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^^ Seconded on the OWC enclosures. I have two Mercury Elite Pro Dual Minis (hold 2x 2.5" each) and they are awesome. (Not USB 3.0, though... not that I need it though )
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Old Jan 9, 2013, 03:15 PM   #7
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They look pretty sweet. Thanks for all of the recommendations.
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