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Vantec NexStar 3 USB External HDD Enclosure Review

The NexStar 3 unit being tested today by Vantec is in its third formal revision and is designed for a standard hard drive. With upgrades being what they are nowadays, it isn't too far-fetched to have at least one spare drive sitting on a shelf taking up space. This product is designed to put that drive back into use by adding it as an external unit. Let's take a closer look!

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: May 12, 2005 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Vantec

 

Introduction

 

When it comes to cooling and accessorizing your computer, Vantec is a name that will be familiar to most of us. They have been in the business since 1994 and have long been known for their cooling solutions. Add to this their line of front mounted control panels and power supplies and you have a well-rounded product line.

 

Today's article, however, covers one of their lesser known products that has gone through a lot of revisions. The NexStar 3 unit being tested today is in its third formal revision and is designed for a standard hard drive. With upgrades being what they are nowadays, it isn't too far-fetched to have at least one spare drive sitting on a shelf taking up space. This product is designed to put that drive back into use by adding it as an external unit.

 

So kick back for a bit and we'll take a look at this latest iteration of the NexStar line and see if it improves on past performance.

 

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