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    Question External USB Caddies

    Could anyone recommend USB caddies for the following drive types

    2.5" IDE
    3.5" IDE
    Sata or possibly a Sata to IDE adapter
    SCSI or possibly a SCSI to IDE adapter

    Nothing OTT but i didnt find any on scan when looking

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    I have an icydock from scan - thats IDE, but am about to buy a SATA one and a CDROM one when I place my next order. Highly recommended.

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    yeh another big thumbs up for icy boxes - im running three now, so so handy
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    another "yey icy boxes are good".

    They don't do much to silence the HDD thou, but i do like my combo USB + IEEE1394 one, much better than the generic USB one i have.
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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    Thanks for the suggestions, koolpc good website

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    Let us know which one you go for. Interested myself.

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    I have an icy box but tbh i wished i'd gone for a internal caddie as i find the usb connection slow.

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    Slow? How come? I have read they are pretty fast!

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    Quote Originally Posted by piranha
    I have an icy box but tbh i wished i'd gone for a internal caddie as i find the usb connection slow.
    you sure your running it on USB2 mate, all of mine are nice and fast
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