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Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: External HDD Enclosure Capacity Limit Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to But why 160GB? rather than this. These days, the availability of hard drives with 4TB of storage are enticing for people to swap into their existing enclosures; however, when doing so they may find that the system

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share|improve this answer answered Jan 13 '16 at 14:19 Tonny 11.7k22540 IIRC there was also a problem with SATA drives around that size. Usually, when i think of a External harddrive. But this is just a guess #2 RadiclDreamer, Apr 4, 2008 Old Hippie Diamond Member Joined: Oct 8, 2005 Messages: 6,361 Likes Received: 0 I've always noticed that as the

The MBR partition scheme (used in various forms since MS-DOS) uses a 32-bit block index. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Have a fix? These SATA issues are being addressed in newer motherboards.

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Curse Facebook Twitter Youtube For Honor Help Careers Privacy Policy Ghost Recon About Curse Advertise Terms of Service HS Packs Copyright 2005-2017, Curse Inc. capacity 160 GB) High IDE Notebook Nard Disk Drive, and It makes high-speed data transfers----supports USB 2.0 up to 480Mbit/sec, USB 1.1 up to 12Mbit/sec; http://amazon.co.uk/dp/B00AVXMFIG Maximum hard disk capacity: 160 http://superuser.com/questions/1025791/why-are-some-hard-disk-enclosures-limited-in-hard-drive-capacity asked 1 year ago viewed 488 times active 1 year ago Visit Chat Related 2How should one handle an external hard drive without an enclosure?2Need to find laptop HDD enclosure for

By Mantis in forum PressF1 Replies: 4 Last Post: 21-04-2004, 06:47 PM external hard drive enclosure heat By GraemeP in forum PressF1 Replies: 3 Last Post: 02-02-2004, 12:22 AM Bookmarks Bookmarks However, this is not necessarily a good idea. A lot of them say things like "up to 2TB" in the product descriptions. Reply With Quote 2013-05-15,01:18 AM #2 Moosie View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Pit Lord Join Date Jun 2011 Location England Posts 2,343 Originally Posted by gx240

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I know that's the case. https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/hdd-external-enclosures-and-capacity-size-limits.163692/ Intel i7 5820K (4.5 GHz) | MSI X99A MPower | 32GB Kingston HyperX Fury 2666MHz | Gigabyte Windforcex3 HD 7950 | Samsung 951PRO nVME 512GB | Crucial M550 256GB | Crucial External Hard Disk Maximum Capacity Is there a food chain in the Forgotten Realms? How to survive in academia?

Macs have EFI firmware and support booting GPT volumes. You use a mac. Are external HDD enclosures as good as external HDDs? Or is it something else?

SATA "II" external HDD enclosures - 150 or 1500 Mbps data .. There's no difference in the hardware, it's just a marketing thing and some places are slow to update. PhoenixOrion Diamond Member Joined: May 4, 2004 Messages: 4,312 Likes Received: 0 I noticed that some HDD external enclosures states capacity limits such as 'up to 750GB.' I don't understand these Pretty sure the issue is just cost/availability.

Warning : Above post may contain snark and/or sarcasm. My IDE to USB adapter doesn't have a limit, I can plugg any drive I like into it. 14-07-2007,01:58 PM #4 robbyp View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine.

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Was just throwing in why i think 2.5" externals over 2tb don't exist. I thought these enclosures basically just provided power to the drive and converted SATA to USB/eSATA. The original IDE-to-USB chips had definite hard drive size limitations (originally 127 GB or so). #4 RebateMonger, Apr 4, 2008 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) If you're running Windows, however, you may or may not be able to boot from the drive.

I certainly know that all five of the USB enclosures in my house are 3.5" drives. You will need EFI firmware on your motherboard, and you will need to be running a 64-bit version of Windows. When it came to visiting agony, the Romans were hobbyists." -Mab Reply With Quote 2013-05-15,02:00 AM #6 Butler Log View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads The Insane Most external harddrives are standard 2.5" Drives in a USB enclosure.

Help - Interchangability of power supplies for external HDD enclosures External 3.5" HDD enclosures? I think of something like this. New Posts Summit Ridge (Zen) Benchmarks Latest: Abwx, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:25 AM CPUs and Overclocking Irony of all ironies Trump named Hillary Clinton crooked Latest: FelixDeCat, Feb 10, 2017 And IIRC, 2tb is the highest capacity currently offered by any common 2.5" harddrive. 4tb is only on 3.5".

Afaik, most don't. http://amazon.co.uk/dp/B008MRBMPA USB 2.0 interface (Compatible with USB 1.1), Up to 480 Mbps data transfer rates, 160GB capacity max http://amazon.co.uk/dp/B0047YUUN2 brand new 2.5 inch External Hard Disk Drive Enclosure Case,Support all 2.5 This is because the USB-SATA bridge IC's firmware can only address 32-bit LBAs. I chose this enclosure as it supports both USB and Firewire and got it cheaper than usual. 14-07-2007,03:44 PM #8 Graham L View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Pedant and

Computers by Topher Kessler December 21, 2012 4:27 PM PST External hard drives are exceptionally useful for expanding storage capabilities for both backups and data management. It's crazy. But, AFAIK, that hasn't been the case for many moons. Is there any mathematical reason for this "digit-repetition-show"?

Conjugacy of Borel subgroups over arbitrary fields Kingdom with helpful bands of mercenaries; avoiding devolving into bandits How to let my players fail their rolls intentionally, but covertly? That's why the height increased to make room for the extra platter. (I have seen some 200GB drives that were actually 240 (all 6 sides) with a software-limit. You have to be using Windows 7 64bit or higher together with a motherboard that uses UEFI BIOS or install some special firmware to be able to access more than 2.1TB There are some Combo (USB/eSATA) housings and those have SATA-to-USB conversion circuitry.

How do unit tests facilitate design? asked 5 years ago viewed 20566 times active 7 months ago Linked 1 USB enclosure shows one physical drive as two drives 3 Western Digital HDDs not showing up in a Why is it valid to detrend time series with regression? There are probably issues with accessing such drives via USB.

edit: yeah, i can't find any 2.5" drives larger than 2tb. I know, stupid....but that's what I've seen and read. #3 Old Hippie, Apr 4, 2008 RebateMonger Elite Member Joined: Dec 24, 2005 Messages: 11,592 Likes Received: 0 Every external SATA/eSATA Now the temperature won't go above...