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#1 Nemo

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 08:33 PM

If you are in need of an external hard drive solution you should check out the latest OCC review on the Thermaltake BlacX Duet - http://www.overclock...ake_blacx_duet/

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 08:43 PM

I love the first BlacX now one that does two drives thats awesome I am going to have to buy one for the shop. :)

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 08:44 PM

Seems like a neat little setup, I'd love to get one.

I had never heard of SATA port multiplication either.

As usual USB is deathly slow, it would be nice if it was 139 and eSATA vs USB but you can't always get what you want eh?



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Posted 26 November 2009 - 03:22 AM

If its a device to hold 2 drives why not have 2 esata ports and not have to worry about the port multiplier complications?

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 06:50 AM

If its a device to hold 2 drives why not have 2 esata ports and not have to worry about the port multiplier complications?

I was thinking the same thing...

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 11:38 AM

If its a device to hold 2 drives why not have 2 esata ports and not have to worry about the port multiplier complications?

You have two eSATA connections on your computer?

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 12:45 PM

You have two eSATA connections on your computer?

I do :lol:

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 01:27 PM

I do :lol:

I do not. :lol:

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 01:31 PM

I do :lol:

lol wow

I do not. :lol:

Me either heck I only just got one for it. :lol:

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 03:35 PM

I very rarely use one but I do have two if I need them :lol:

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 03:52 PM

The upcoming MA790FXTA-UD5 will do. :)


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Posted 27 November 2009 - 04:31 PM

Whats so special about two eSATA ports?
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I could have 4 on my computer in about 10 minutes...

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