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eSATA to USB 2.0?? or card insert

By riverwind
Dec 20, 2006
  1. Hello, I have a Dell Dimension E310 Series, Intel Pentium 4 Processor 521 (2.80GHz) and 1MB cache, 1GB DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz and I just recently received a 250GB 3.5in eSATA External 7200rpm Hard Drive ( for a gift. The problem is I don't have a eSATA port and need a way to use it.. Can I buy a card that I could put in my PC that would allow capability? or is there an effective eSATA to USB 2.0 adapter that would allow and perhaps keep some of the speed that eSATA provides??? Could someone please shed light on where to go from here?
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +419

    Yep, you can buy a PCI card to connect your eSATA to.
  4. riverwind

    riverwind TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Ok, thanks Nodsu!! that was simple enough... much appreciation!!

    Thank u both!!
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