|Feb 4, 2013, 06:31 AM||#1|
Thunderbolt or USB3 to eSATA?
Now I have moved into the current decade with a 2012 mini I'm wondering the best option for maximising the performance of my eSATA enable external drives.
I had planned on the LaCie Thunderbolt eSATA hub, but Newer Tech make a USB 3 to eSATA interface that's $25 compared to $200 for the Lacie.
I've read of some issues with the LaCie force ejecting drives when your mac goes to sleep and it's capped at 2 drives whereas I assume with USB 3 hubs I could keep adding drives with the Newer Tech adapter.
Anybody got experience of either?
EDIT - they are HDD based externals not SSD so benchmarked performance over eSATA per OWC website is ~250Mb/second.
Last edited by chiefsilverback; Feb 4, 2013 at 06:38 AM.
|Feb 4, 2013, 10:37 PM||#3|
Anybody know how they perform vs the Lacie hub?
|Feb 5, 2013, 10:52 PM||#5|
This means ONE to ONE connection
I'm waiting for this:
Lots more flexible
Last edited by FireWire2; Aug 12, 2013 at 02:01 PM.
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