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I had recently gotten one of these from NewEgg and I really like it. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817198048&Tpk=mb981u3-1sa


The USB 3.0 is FAST and it works with an extra WD15EADS I had out. I also tried it with a old Segate 80GB IDE drive with no problems.


I didn't have any spare 2.5's so I could try that but I don't see why it shouldn't. Later I plan to run a WD20EADS in it and see what happens but I'm not expecting any problems with it.


What had really gotten my attention with this thing was the ability to plug old IDE's in and get to data that may still be useful -- after seeing all the Icy Dock hardware at the meet last June I was impressed by the quality of their construction so decided to give the USB 3.0 Docking Station a try.


This gave me the opportunity to do ATTO on the old 80GB IDE -- the results were pretty dismal and ran less than half of my new SATA II's.

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