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What are your opinions on this combination of a hard drive and enclosure?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=TSD-320AS
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...5&Sku=V13-3256

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The case is hideous, but the pice is good. The HDD seems like a good deal too. My local FRY's has 500Gb Seagates (e-SATA) for $109.


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Is there any way to hook up an eSATA to the MBP? I read that they have 3 GB/s transfers on them.

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I'm not sure if anyone makes a PCMCIA e-SATA card for the MPB line or not. Otherwise you can only put it in a compatible USB 2 or FW 400/800 drive case. I'd go with the FW 800 case.


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