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Indeed, Calvary just seems kind of shifty to me. Also they're reviews are not super flattering either.
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Indeed, Calvary just seems kind of shifty to me. Also they're reviews are not super flattering either.
Reviews look fine to me... I saw a couple 1-star ratings, but very few products on Newegg have no 1-star ratings. Someone usually gets a dud somewhere sometime. And if you get a bad one, you are more inclined to go rate it than if you get an OK or good one. So I think it would be OK.
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Sorry to semi-hijack. What is eSata? I have sata ports in the I/O panel of my motherboard, are those what eSata refers to?
eSATA can be used instead of USB to increase your speeds (by a large factor)...if you have eSATA ports and want to get an external HD...go eSATA!
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Yeah, I probably will.


And DVtriple6, if you noticed I didn't want to spend over $100 to begin with. I don't really want to more than double my price range to get a bunch of space I probably won't use... and even if I do, then I'll just upgrade. No big deal. But I don't want to spend $220-$370 on one. More like $80-$90 is good for me... lol.
Sorry, I didnt notice that

*tired..* 6 in the morning.. >_>;
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I bought an external enclosure where you can put any PATA device in it (HD, DVD RW, CDROM, 3.5 floppy, etc.). It cost me about $35 and I have plenty of devices to use in it. I have an ATA 400gig HD in it for backup right now but it's nice swapping it out with a DVD burner when you have more than one rig. If you already have an PATA HD, Newegg has lots of enclosures from $10-$25. They come with power cord and USB cable.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=%2410+-+%2425
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What's PATA? =/
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http://www.just2good.co.uk/images/jpg/SATA_Cables.jpg

Parallel ATA (PATA) cable on left.......Serial ATA (SATA) cable on right

The enclosure I have only supports PATA drives, both 5.25" and 3.5" sizes. I see they have ones now for SATA drives at newegg as well.
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http://www.just2good.co.uk/images/jpg/SATA_Cables.jpg

Parallel ATA (PATA) cable on left.......Serial ATA (SATA) cable on right

The enclosure I have only supports PATA drives, both 5.25" and 3.5" sizes. I see they have ones now for SATA drives at newegg as well.
Aaaah. I recognize that now...
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