Good HD enclosure for Macbook?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by M@lew, Jun 4, 2007.

  1. M@lew macrumors 68000

    M@lew

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    I have a 60GB Macbook HD lying around and I want to use it for storage, so I'm looking for a good enclosure. Does anyone have any recommendations? It can be either USB and/or Firewire and not too expensive. :) Thanks.
     
  2. Aniej macrumors 68000

    Aniej

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    I wish I had an answer, but might I suggest modifying the title of your post by adding HD enclosure and eliminating MB. It might attract more people who have relevant comments for you. Good luck.
     
  3. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    these are your options from newegg, FW is pretty hard to find on the portables to be honest.

    OWC has a few choices too. (you need a 2.5" SATA enclosure)
     
  4. heySparky macrumors regular

    heySparky

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    here is another

    Macally 2.5" HD enclosure - SATA also from newegg. Actually, it is the one I bought. It works find, but it does need 2 cables, one for data, one for power, so it used both USB ports on the MB.

    Firewire would have been my first choice as it is faster on a Mac and needs only one cable. Unfortunately, FW enclosures for 2.5" SATA drives are considerably more expensive if you can even find one.
     

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