Hard disk enclosure

  Newuser939 14:18 PM 24 Jun 13

I have ditched an obsolete desktop computer but kept the hard disk. I intend putting it in an enclosure and using it for backups. Is there a general view on the best brand of enclosure in terms of robustness, reliability and ease of use?

  Forum Editor 14:56 PM 24 Jun 13

This one is superb, but it's not cheap.

  Chronos the 2nd 15:14 PM 24 Jun 13

You certainly do not need anything expensive if all you are looking for is to connect it to another PC. I have an enclosure but I also use something like this Ebay which enables me to connect IDE, Sata 3.5 and Sata 2.5 to my PC.

As for an enclosure take your pick.Ebay 2.

  rdave13 15:43 PM 24 Jun 13

If you have an e-sata port on your PC I'd consider getting a caddy with the connection as well as USB.


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