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Being a “computer guy” usually entails helping out friends and family with all manner of computing issues, such as failing hardware, sluggish networks, and, most commonly, malware-infested machines. The meat of the package consists of the main components to the system, the dock itself, a power brick and the USB 3.
We’ve yet to see an external drive fast enough to push the limits of USB 3. That said, today’s hard drives are still more than fast enough to take advantage of the extra speed offered by USB 3. The Tech Report System Guide: It’s a real shame to see such a clunky wall wart bundled with a device that’s sure to be one of many connected to a power bar.
Thermaltake BlacX 5G USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station
Those are substantial advantages for USB 3. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. The jacket makes it really easy to pick up the drive after long periods of use when the drive could thermaltaje quite toasty.
Desktop docks are nothing new. With that in mind, I was excited to get a chance to check out Thermaltake’s latest BlacX. The side view shows that the BlacX 5G has a slanted top. I’ve always hated saying “no” to a pal, so when I am called upon to aid a friend with his ailing system, I usually feign a choking fit or pretend that I can’t speak English.
Also included is a power adapter that’s large, unwieldy, and virtually certain to block at least one adjacent outlet.
Thermaltake BlacX 5G Specs – CNET
After a few of those, I decided to bite the bullet and help out whenever possible. If you are someone like me with several drives sitting around, the idea is brilliant.
Other docks do not have this feature and I would be concerned with breaking the drive connectors while trying to get it out without an ejection button. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. The back of the BlacX 5G is simple enough.
HD Tach results aren’t necessarily representative of real-world transfers, so I created a 7GB collection of essays, digital pictures, movies, program folders, and audio files.
Subscribe to our Newsletter. The BlacX 5G logo is tehrmaltake on the front and as you can see the power button, a very important feature to include, is at the top. There is also a hard drive mechanical Eject button on the top and of course you plug your 2.
Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. Customize The Tech Report Over the last few years, I have used a Thermaltake BlacX docking station for all my external needs, both personal and professional.
If I can’t get the job done remotelyI’ll show up and take care of things in person.
Today we are looking at a desktop dock that uses USB 3. Corsair Vengeance gaming PC sets sail. Sometimes, this tactic works.
However, it bllacx also fast-track you to a tracheotomy or a front row seat in an ESL class. It also has some tips and troubleshooting steps if, for some reason.
DancinJack Hey guys, go vote! This is my drive of choice when performing backups, and I was curious to see the impact of USB 3. The dock itself has a very elegant but effective design that includes a power switch which glows blue when power is applied.
There are only two connections; one for power and the other for USB 3.