External HD unreliability...another one gone...

Started Aug 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
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MikeAusA200 Senior Member • Posts: 2,057
Re: External HD unreliability...another one gone...

HozicEmir wrote:

Did You try to open enclosure and take out disk and connect disk directly to SATA controller on board instead of using USB connection.

Modern external drives with USB interface often don't have an internal SATA interface.

They save money by making special drives which interface directly to USB - not SATA, then USB.

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