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domin8 domin8 is offline
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Default use old SSD externally? - 07-08-2009, 03:36 PM

I've found this while searching but buffalo doesnt sell just the adapter by itself. I have OSX on my mini9 and want a way to run XP still. I have a 32gb runcore installed, so my 8GB drive is collecting dust. Is there an adapter to use them through USB, so i could boot that drive via USB on the rare occasion i need to read a file in XP?

This is the case i've found so far, but its not sold without a new harddrive

ive also found this but i dont know where to buy

any ideas? thanks
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Default 07-08-2009, 09:45 PM

This looks interesting but I'm unsure if it will work with the PATA SSD.

USBMAÂ*(PCI express mini card to USB adapter)

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Default 07-09-2009, 03:47 PM

very cool....gotta wonder about pata as well....
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Default 07-20-2009, 08:43 AM


Any news about availability of an external box for pci-e SSD (like the photo on the fisrt post) ?

Il would be very usefull.
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