Thread: External HD + USB hub
07-21-2007, 03:22 AM #1
External HD + USB hub
- Member Since
- Jun 24, 2007
- 15.4" MBP - 2.2GHz C2D, 2GB RAM, 120GB HD, GeForce 8600M GT w/ 128MB DDR3
in anticipation of making the big switch (to a MBP), I'm looking into external hard drives. We all know the various uses and I'm especially excited about Time Machine. Anyway, I'm looking for as elegant a solution as possible. I found this, and am curious if there are any other options out there that combine the external HD enclosure w/ a USB hub. If there aren't (or if I'm barking up the wrong tree on a bad product), what do you guys do when you run out of usb ports?
07-21-2007, 05:16 AM #2
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- Dec 22, 2006
- Texas, where else?
- 15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '11 1.8 i7 4GB 10.10; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.10; 5s & 5c
Looks like a nice case - considered it when I got mine.
Don't know, and would see if you can find some reviews on the consequences of trying to use multiple ports simultaneously. Like maybe editing a video thru FW and using a USB keyboard & mouse connected to the unit. How much would it affect data transfer to the drive?I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
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