Sep 23
I'm an old dog when it comes to storage enclosures. Unlike many, I still remember when USB enclosures were $100+ (and a lot still are!). These days, sub $50 is about what you're looking at with most coming in at sub $30 for a single drive, simple to use and install drive enclosure. When shopping for these, don't let fancy labels and features mislead you. 99% of the time, these are almost..... [ read more ]
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Sep 23
(Note: I accidently squished the box, but board still works!) The folks at Wasabi Gear.com keep sending us stuff and I keep reviewing. Today comes a SATA RAID (0 and 1) card from I/O Crest. A simple SATA RAID card with two internal SATA connectors and 1 PATA/ATAPI connector. There's a lot of fancy features here for a sub $40 board and RAID performance makes it a solid bargain. I did the..... [ read more ]
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Sep 22
I'm starting to really like those guys at Wasabi Gear. Make friends and get a bunch of gear from them. Along with the host of USB 3.0 gear, we also got a nice 2.5 inch external drive enclosure that's almost fashionable. This is an USB 3.0 enclosure that supports 2.5" SATA drives that is bus powered. The look is definitely iPod with a shiney-reflective finish on the metal backing and a..... [ read more ]
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