We've been seeing a rash of this type product of late, but a vast majority of them have been for use with a standard hard drive. We've even had the opportunity to look at the hard drive version from Vantec, the original NexStar 2 HDD Enclosure. From all angles, the concept is good and the chance to use some of the spare components around the house without having to resort to nightmares in configuration is promising. But what about those who are looking to make use of that extra optical drive sitting on the shelf?
Enter Vantec once again with a means to do just that. This version of the NexStar 2 is for use with standard 5.25" optical devices. With both USB and Firewire interface compatibility, Vantec is claiming you won't have to worry about configuration at all. On top of that, they're boasting fast speeds as well. Pretty big claims from what I can see so far, but we'll delve into them and see how much truth there really is.
You have the hype, so lets crack open the box and see if it can make these claims into reality!
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- XCOM 2 no longer PC exclusive, out on Xbox One and PS4
- The Walking Dead co-creator suing AMC for $280 million
- Samsung talks about building a 10K mobile display for VR
- Gears of War 4 requires a huge 80GB HDD space on the PC
- Battlefield 1 single player trailer teases Frostbite
- GA-EX58-UD3R Vt-d support
- Seagate IronWolf 10TB NAS HDD Review
- Fitbit Charge 2 Fitness Band Review
- Samsung 850 EVO 4TB SATA III SSD Review
- Mirror's Edge Catalyst Graphics Performance Tweak Guide
- Antec and Razer team up to co-brand a new Mini-ITX gaming chassis
- Lighting is in the Aer: NZXT launches Aer RGB, premium LED PWM fans
- Syber Gaming delivers VR and 4K-ready 'C Series' small form factor gaming PC
- HyperX Gears of War gaming headset shipping now