Forum discussion tagged with eSATA.
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    [SOLVED] E-sata + Usb 3.0/3.1 HDD dock.

    I've been looking for a kind of specific HDD/SSD dock. As all of my computers now have Usb 3.1, and one has USB 3.1 Gen 2, I figured its time to update my internal to external storage adapter. My laptop also has an e-sata port. So I am looking for a preferrably dual 2.5/3.5in. HDD/SSD dock, that...
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    Question Can I connect a PCI soundcard to a laptop's ExpressCard slot or eSata slot?

    Hello! I have an M-Audio Delta 1010LT PCI sound card (Here's a review so you can see it - which is in my now very tired Dell T3400 workstation, which since the upgrade to Windows 10 can't really cope anymore. I'd like to...
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    Question How to connect PCI soundcard to HP Elitebook

    Hello, My old Dell T3400 is starting to grind to a halt. Unfortunately it is the PC I use for home recording and was wondering if I might be able to use the sound card externally on my HP laptop? It doesn't have to be a fancy casing, it's more the adapter that I am looking to find. When I...
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    [SOLVED] eSATA PCI Card not showing drives

    Hi there, I have a few old hard drives I'm trying to make use of. They all are Fantom Drives that have USB 2.0 as well as eSATA connections. I got a PCIe card with 2 SATA and 2 eSATA connectors and popped it in. The device shows up on Device Manager, but hard drives do not read at all when...
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    [SOLVED] eSATA not working

    I am trying to connect a external drive to my computer and it uses a USB 3.0 interface/connector. I have a USB 3.0 to eSATA adapter am connected it to my computer via the eSATA port on my computer and it doesn't seem to pop up. Is there something wrong with the cable or the port itself? (I have...
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    Question Best way to use many external simultaneously on PC

    I have eight 5 TB externals I'm currently using for some data storage and backups. I'd like to be able to access them all on my PC at the same time. And I'd like to be able to transfer between them at a reasonable speed. I'm out of internal slots so I can't buy a USB card. So I'm looking at...
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    Auto Repair Fail / No Error Code Determined by srtTrail.txt

    No Auto Repair No Safe Mode No System Restore No Recovery Point No Bootable Windows 10 Disc Repair Most importantly C:/Windows/System32/LogFiles/srt/srtTrail.txt = CANNOT DETERMINE ERROR Doesn't Work: chkdsk (every form of /r /f ect...) bootrec rebuild commands sfc scannow So whats next? I...
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    Choosing a silent case

    I am starting my second build after having my first one for around 2 years. I already feel like I know which components I am going to use however I am really struggling to decide on a case that I hope will have a good airflow and is pretty silent. I understand that most people will advise you to...
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    How to diagnose a broken CPU/MOBO?

    Hello, I recently made a build without replacing the old power supply and it went so terribly wrong. It just gave up and I think damaged either my cpu or motherboard. I replaced the power supply with Evga 500w one, but every time I want to turn pc on, first I have to do the old "capacitor drain"...
  10. Barney6262

    Mixing Laptop and PC Audio into 1 headset?

    Hello all, So I have always wanted to play a game on my PC while having a film/video on a second screen. I have been using my laptop as a way to watch youtube videos, but I have always had the problem of not having both audio streams come into my headset. So, how can I mix the laptop and PC...
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    Computer will not power up with graphics card plugged in

    Computer will not start with graphics card plugged in. My setup:*ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 *GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 970 *Intel Core i7-4790K Devil's Canyon Quad-Core 4.0 GHz LGA Thermaltake PS-TPD-0850MPCGUS-1 850W Modular Power Supply
  12. zingstars

    what heatsink best for many case fans

    I have lets say 8 case fans and I want to really utalize that factor with a cooler and idk if I'm going with a huge heatsink or just wide, what's best cooler for that, price isn't a problem within reason and yes I know watercooling but I want air
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    Is Gigabyte g1 gaming Gtx 980ti compatible with Asus VII Maximus Hero MOBO?

    So im planning to build a gaming pc for the first time, and im wondering if the Gigabyte g1 gaming gtx 980ti is compatible with the Asus VII Hero Maximus Motherboard?
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    2 questions! Potential Sli issue and future upgrade

    Hey guys! So i my set up is: 1440p rog swift I7 4770k 16gb 2400mhz ram Sli evga acx 780's Since getting the rog monitor, ive not really been that happy with my performance overall. This has made me think about upgrading my gpu and going with a single card to avoid sli issues at the same time...
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    My 2nd GPU isn't working for its own individual monitor.

    I'm running a HD7870 for my first monitor for gaming, and a HD5870 for a separate second monitor for looking things up, watching things, etc. while I game. The problem (that I've noticed) is that the 5870 is disabled in the Catalyst Center, but it is enabled in my Device Manager thus not sending...
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    1 inch border around Monitor

    I recently bought a computer bundled with a monitor and the monitor looked fine out of the box. When I turned it on, I noticed about 1 inch black space between the edge of the monitor and the lit up screen. The monitor is the Acer P246HLAbd (UM.FP6AA.A01) , widescreen 24" and 1920 x 1080...
  17. Budco2000

    I have a Question for any Corsair 760T Owners

    I have a Corsair Obsidian 750d, but I hate it. I honestly don't know why because it's a good case, I just find it unattractive I guess. So yesterday I went and got a 760T which just looks a lot better to me. I'm in the process of moving all my components out of the 750D and into the 760T. My...
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    Help me choose the right memory!

    So I'd like to upgrade the RAM on my desktop. It is currently running 4GB of DDR3 1066MHz RAM on an Intel P43 Gigabyte motherboard and an Intel Q6600 CPU. The last time I tried to upgrade the memory (went for DDR3 1600MHz), I couldn't get the system to boot. I believe this is because I didn't OC...
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    Build my first pc

    Guys I am building my first pc. My components are Intel core i7 4790 Asus h97m Corsair 8 gb ddr3 ram Gigabyte gtx 970 Western digital 1tb hdd Transcend 256 gb ssd Corsair 350d Seasonic S12II 620W psu Cm tx3 evo I am mainly going to do gaming and moderate work on cad and solidworks. Please...
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    Unstable FPS drop in all games

    I recently built a new computer here are the specs: G3258 (OC to 4.2ghz) EVGA 750Ti 2gb Asus B85M-G R2.0 8GB ram EVGA 500W PSU 500GB HD Monitor running at 1920x1080 When playing games like battlefield 3 on high settings, the fps fluctuates. It goes from 40fps and suddenly drops to below 20fps...
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    Upgrade from Gtx 760 to Gtx 970 and possible bottleneck and compatibility

    I want to upgrade my GPU for games that will come in near future like Black Dessert and others also for my heavenly modified Skyrim As is said in title I want to change my GTX 760 for an Gtx 970 Is it worth it? I will get significant boost to performance ? Is it compatible ? No bottleneck...
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    Voice-Over Equipment for commentary help

    So basically because Windows likes to muffle my Turtle Beach headset mic I don't want to go down the path of plain USB microphones... Now according to this guide.. It seems like I want a "Dynamic Broadcast Mic".. Bare...
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    how can you tell if your pushing your power supply to hard?

    like are there any signs that can tell if your pushing it to hard?
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    HELP! lenovo y410p display has vertical lines after an update

    The other day I was using my laptop, (its not BRAND new or anything, its about 6 or 7 months old. (Lenovo y410p 16x9)) It was perfectly fine, and it said that windows had to update so I let it. After the update it worked fine as well. I set the laptop down carefully, like I always do. I normally...
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    bios password for fujitsu siemens

    fujitsu siemens lifebook a1220 bios password