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    esata external drive
    I have a WD external drive which only has an esata connection. My 24" iMac does not have this connection. How can i connect the ext.drive to my computer?

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    G'day and welcome to the forums.

    This has been answered before:-

    http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/app...sata-imac.html

    The best option is to set your external drive up in a Firewire 800 case. OWC have them.

    http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/firew...4/USB/EliteAL/

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    Again use Firewire as eSATA is just so so.

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