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New Motion Combo Firewire & USB Converter Unit Review

High-speed CD-RW drive, CHECK. DVD drive, CHECK. Two speedy hard drives for unheard of storage space, CHECK. Brand new DVD-RW drive... whoops. More and more people are falling victim to the problem of no more IDE ports for peripherals. Too many new products are hitting the shelves that need these valuable resources, but most motherboards are limited to four devices. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the New Motion Combo Converter Device. It tackles this very problem by utilizing your system's USB or Firewire ports. Let's see if it can tackle the demanding needs of a Power User!

| Accessories in Storage | Posted: Oct 16, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: New Motion

Introduction

 

Storage units of late have been getting bigger and bigger yet access to these drives is getting harder. Imagine your system as it is; you can only add up to four IDE devices to the primary IDE connectors that run off your motherboard, and these are the only ones that will accept ATAPI devices such as CD and DVD drives. Now when you also want portability, you start to sacrifice performance for your portability.

 

Today we are going to take a look at an attempt to allow you to run any IDE device that you normally would have internal to your PC, external in its own separate little bubble.

 

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