Looking for a good 3.5 enclosure?

By ingeborgdot
Aug 7, 2006
  1. What is a 3.5" enclosure that is supposed to be a very good one. I want to make another external hdd for my friend because he is going to store and transfer videos for football films to watch and move around from computer to computer. I have used 2.5 enclosures and found Vantec to be good. What is your opinion on this subject? Thanks.
  2. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    good heat sink or fan and good PSU
    most of the usb boards are the same
    look at seagates new line of mini drives
  3. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    Vantec makes good Enclosures I have two of their 2.5 ones. Bytecc makes good 3.5 enclosures with a built in fan for cooilng ( dont get an enclosure that does not have a fan)and are reasonably priced. Newegg carries bytecc enclosures.
  4. ingeborgdot

    ingeborgdot TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 434

  5. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    I had an apricorn 2.5 enclosure. it stopped working after about a year. Dont know about their 3.5 enclosures.
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